The Director General

Patrick Ahern 

Patrick runs the EHPM office in Brussels and coordinates the work of EHPM’s working group and manages relations with the European institutions. He manages the day to day operation of the EHPM office and works with EHPM’s working groups and board  to develop EHPM input into EU policy development.

Patrick has over 8 years experience in EU Affairs across a wide range of policy areas.  Patrick career in Brussels includes trade association, consultancy and in house corporate government affairs.  Patrick’s expertise in food issues has been gained through over 2 years’ experience with a leading international nutrition company and 2 years working for a leading EU affairs consultancy. Patrick has BA in European Studies and Spanish from University College Cork and a Masters in European Integration from the University of Limerick. An English native speaker, Patrick also speaks Spanish and some French.

NOTE! This site uses cookies and similar technologies.

Unless you change your browser settings, you accepts the use of cookies. Learn more

I understand

Information about 'cookies': according to the EU Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations in force, we are required to obtain your consent to use 'cookies' that help us understand how you use this website. If you continue browsing this site we understand that you are giving us your consent.

Our Mission

EHPM represents the interests of specialist health product manufacturers and distributors in Europe. It works towards developing an appropriate regulatory framework throughout the EU for its members' products, and promotes industry best practices for product quality and safety.

Members Area