Padraig was appointed Head of Sovereign’s Brussels office in March 2016. He is responsible for EU affairs and client engagement with the EU institutions. He advises clients on a range of complex policy issues such as digital, financial services, trade and competition.
Before joining Sovereign, Padraig worked for several EU industry associations representing industrial and consumer markets. He has specialised in EU regulatory and public affairs since 2010.
He has extensive experience working with the EU institutions and has previously gained experience in the European Parliament and at the EU law enforcement agency – Europol. Padraig holds a bachelor’s degree in law & economics and a master’s degree in EU law.