Tom Arnold

Tom Arnold has served in various governmental and non-governmental roles at Irish, European and international level.  His current and recent roles include: Chair, Irish 2030 Agri-Food Strategy Committee; Chair, EU Commission Task Force, Rural Africa; Coordinator, Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement); Director General, Irish Institute for International and European Affairs; Chair, Irish Constitutional Convention; Member, Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition; Board Member, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN).  In his earlier career, he served as CEO, Concern Worldwide; Chief Economist and Assistant Secretary General, Irish Department of Agriculture and Food; Chair, OECD Committee of Agriculture; Administrator, EU Commission.  He is a graduate in agricultural economics from University College Dublin (UCD) and has Masters degrees from the Catholic University of Leuven and Trinity College, Dublin.