Janez Potočnik

Opening statements

(Recorded @FFA2016)
Duration: 13:31 min

Opening statements

Janez Potočnik
Chair FFA2015-2017, Chairman RISE Foundation

From 2010 until November 2014, Janez Potočnik was Commissioner for Environment. In 2004 he joined the European Commission, first as Shadow Commissioner for Enlargement and then as Commissioner responsible for Science and Research. In November 2014 he was appointed for a three-year term as a member and Co-Chair of International resource Panel hosted by United Nations Environment Programme.  He is currently Chairman of the Forum for the Future of Agriculture and Chairman of the RISE (Rural Investment Support for Europe) Foundation.