Inaugural John Hume ‘European Spirit of Peace’ Lecture
April 22, 2021 11:39
David O’Sullivan, former Ambassador of the European Union to the United States will deliver Inaugural John Hume ‘European Spirit of Peace’ Lecture
7.00pm (BST) 8.00pm (CEST) on Monday 10 May 2021, chaired by Tony Connelly, RTE.
David O'Sullivan is a European civil servant from Ireland who served as Ambassador of the European Union to the United States from 2014 to 2019, Chief Operating Officer of the EEAS from 2010 to 2014, Director-General of DG RELEX from October 2010 to December 2010, Director-General of DG Trade from 2005 to 2010, Secretary General of the European Commission from 2000 to 2005.
O'Sullivan has held a number of high level positions including Chief of Staff to President Romano Prodi and Secretary-General of the European Commission between June 2000 and November 2005. From 2005 to 2010, he was Director General for Trade. In 2010, he was appointed as Director General for External Relations, with the responsibility of setting up the EEAS and was appointed the Chief Operating Officer on 1 January 2011.