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Steve Gillman

Steve is a food and agricultural correspondent at IEG Policy.

He is based in Brussels, Belgium, and specialises in a range of topics including EU agri-food trade and agro-environmental policy, sustainability, agrifood business and different issues facing EU farming sectors.

He has also worked as a sustainability consultant for international businesses, NGOs and government organisations operating in the agrifood sector.

Steve has an MA in Journalism and an MSc in Business Sustainability from the University College Dublin’s Smurfit Executive Development School.

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