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Mr Hugo Schally

Head of Unit

After working for UNDP, the Austrian Ministry for Foreign Affairs and the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) in Vienna Hugo-Maria Schally joined the European Commission in 1998 and has been Head of Unit in the Directorates General “External relations”, “Development” and "Environment" since 1998.

Moreover, since 1st June 2014, Hugo has been Head of Unit in the Directorate General “Environment” of the European Commission dealing with eco-innovation and circular economy. In this function he is entrusted with the coordination of the preparation of the new EU package on circular economy and the development and implementation of EU policies and instruments in support of the transition to a circular economy.