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Julia Stewart-David

European Civil Protection, Disaster Management Policy

Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations, European Commission

Professional experience

Julia Stewart-David is currently the head of unit ‘Civil Protection Horizontal Issues’, part of the Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO), European Commission. Ms. Stewart-David leads the team that shapes European Civil Protection – disaster management policy. Her wider professional interests include evidence for policy-making, volunteer management, system change and how organisations learn. In 2015-2016, Julia Stewart-David was seconded as the EU Fellow at the Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy, Tufts University.

In addition, Julia Stewart-David has extensive experience in moderating, hosting and speaking at conferences, being the organiser of the European Civil Protection Forum – Europe’s largest gathering of civil protection practitioners and decision-makers.

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