Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition (FSN Forum)

Member profile

Mr. Georgios Mermigkas

Organization: FAO
Country: Italy
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Georgios joined the FAO Trade and Markets Division in May 2016, as a member of the trade team, dealing with issues related to trade and food security and trade agreements. He has a long experience as he was previously working for the FAO Geneva Office as a trade and food security officer. Previously, he served the Greek administration both in Athens, working for the Ministry of Rural Development and Food and in Geneva, working for the Greek Permanent Mission. Additionally, he has supported the Cyprus Presidency of the EU as a trade officer at the Permanent Mission of Cyprus in Geneva.

He is involved in the implementation of the FAO capacity development activities in Eastern and Southern Africa focusing on efforts to align policy-making processes related to trade and agriculture.

Georgios holds a BA in the field Agricultural Economics and an MSc in the field of Rural and Regional development, both obtained in Greece.