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  • Ensuring that EU agricultural and rural development policies promote growth, investment and new jobs.
  • Reviewing the effectiveness of EU spending on agriculture and rural development.
  • Identifying how European agriculture can be more energy efficient and can lower its carbon dioxide emissions.
  • Examining ways to simplify direct payments for farmers.

Phil Hogan is part of the following Project Teams:

Mission letter

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European Parliament hearings

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Phil Hogan's team supports him in his daily work.
Team page



Appointments and meetings

  • Thu-Sat 18-20 Jan

    Mr Phil Hogan in Berlin, Germany (until 20/01): participates in International Green Week 2018.

    Phil Hogan
  • Fri 19 Jan

    Mr Vytenis Andriukaitis and Mr Phil Hogan in Berlin, Germany: participate in a Citizens' Dialogue on "Sustainable food production and consumption: from farm to fork".

    Phil Hogan


As part of the Commission’s commitment to transparency, Commissioners and their members of Cabinet publish information on meetings held with organisations or self-employed individuals.


Irish nationality.

  • European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development
    • 2014-present
  • Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government
    • 2011-14
  • President of the Council of EU Environment Ministers
    • 2013
  • Chairman of the European People's Party of Environment Ministers
    • 2012-14
  • National Director of Elections for the Fine Gael party
    • 2010-11
  • Fine Gael Director of Organisation
    • 2002-2007
  • Chairman of Kilkenny County Council
    • 1998
  • Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Group
    • 1995-2001
  • Minister of State at the Department of Finance
    • 1994-95
  • Member of Dáil Éireann (Lower House of Parliament)
    • 1989
  • Member of Seanad Éreann (Upper House of Parliament)
    • 1987-89
  • Chairman of Kilkenny County Council
    • 1985
  • Established and subsequently directed an insurance and real estate business
    • 1983
  • Managed the family farm
    • 1981-83
  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Geography, University College Cork
    • 1981