Since 2022, Niko Kalinis is the programme manager for the Greek Common Agriculture Policy Strategic Plan (2023-2027) at the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development. He has worked as an auditor since 2015 in this Directorate-General. He first joined the European Commission in 2009 at the Directorate-General for Health and Consumers. Prior to joining the Commission, he worked for the Belgian Ministry for Agriculture and the Belgian Food Safety Agency. He earned a Master’s degree in food and chemistry engineering from Leuven University and holds an MBA. He is a Belgian national.

Topic: Climate change and the CAP strategic plan