We were glad to invite all our Belgian alumni to the Alumni Event held in Brussels on the 21st of November 2017.
We were very happy to have been able to invite alumni once again to the workplace of one of our alumni, Ermis Panagiotopoulos. He showed us his workplace, the European Federation of Bottled Waters (EFBW), and discussed with us the main topics the EFBW is dealing with.
|17.30 - 18.00||Welcome by Ermis, Iris and Marion|
|18.00 - 18.10||Announcements from WUR Alumni office by Denise Spiekerman|
|18.10 - 18.20||Introduction guest speaker and host by Iris and Marion|
|18.20 - 19.45||Workshop by Ermis about his job at the European Federation of Bottled Waters|
|20.00 - ...||Dinner & networking at La Mamma*.|
|*Dinner costs: food is at own expense, WUR Alumni office will kindly offer two drinks.|
Ermis Panagiotopoulos is a Greek/Belgian binational. He holds a bachelor's degree (BSc) in Water Management and Agriculture Engineering (Greece), a master’s degree (MSc) in Environmental Science from Wageningen University and an MA in International Politics (Brussels).
Ermis has been living and working in Brussels since 2006. He has worked in NGOs, European Commission and industry. Having worked for almost 7 years in the fertilizer industry he moved 1 year ago to his current position as Sustainability Manager for the European Federation of Bottled Water.
His expertise is very diverse and includes issues such as agriculture, water, waste and circular economy. His work involves regular advocacy work to EU institutions.