Paul McAleavey is based in Copenhagen where he is responsible for the European Environment Agency’s work in the areas of air quality and climate change, as well as the cross-cutting sectors of energy and transport. Dr McAleavey has a degree from the University of Strathclyde and a PhD from the Department of Social and Political Sciences at the European University Institute in Florence. Having previously worked as a Senior Economic Researcher at the Scottish Office Industry Department, he joined the European Commission in Brussels in July 1995. He held several posts in the European Commission before joining the European Environment Agency in January 2005. His work at the Agency involves the compilation of data, indicators and reports covering 33 European countries in order to provide assessments of the state of Europe’s environment and evaluations of European environmental policies. The Agency will also this year host the annual Forum of the European Environmental Evaluators Network.
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