EuroCham / MDBC: EU – Malaysia Relations
- Date 10 November 2020
- Time 03:00 - 04:00
More about event
MDBC is a co – organizer for EuroCham’s upcoming webinar “Challenges and Opportunities”, which proudly presents VIP Speaker, Michalis Rokas (Ambassador – Designate, Delegation of the European Union to Malaysia), who will share his views on how to engage Malaysia to further enhance bilateral relations (with focus on trade and investment). He will also provide an update on the EU’s current strategy and direction.
Do join us for this first introduction to the Ambassador – Designate.
Date: Tuesday, 10 November
Time: 10:00 – 11:00 hrs
Michalis Rokas is the Ambassador – Designate and Head of the EU Delegation to Malaysia. He has twenty – six years of experience in Foreign Affairs, having joined the European Commission External Relations Directorate General in 1994. Prior to his assignment to Malaysia, he was the Head of the Support to Delegations Division at the European External Action Service (EEAS). From 2016 to April 2017, he worked briefly as advisor to the Director General on Budget and Administration at the EEAS.
From January 2012 to September 2016, he served as Chargé d’ Affaires a.i. and Head of EU Delegation to New Zealand. Prior to the diplomatic posting in New Zealand, he served initially as Deputy, and then Head of the China, Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan and Mongolia Division at the EEAS. From 2002 to 2006, he was the Deputy Head of the European Commission’s Office in Hong Kong and Macau and the Head of the Trade and Economic Section.
Michalis Rokas holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the National University of Economics in Athens and a postgraduate degree in European Economics from the Free University of Brussels (ULB).
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With best regards,