George Paterson

Policy Officer, European Commission

George Paterson is a policy officer in the Sport Unit at the European Commission, primarily dealing with issues like match-fixing and good governance in sport. He joined the EU institutions in 2000, firstly in Luxembourg with the European Court of Auditors before relocating to Brussels in 2006 where he held posts dealing with the EU Budget and climate change prior to moving to his current post in sport in 2014. He holds a Masters in Management Science and a Masters in European Studies, and has held several short term positions in universities in Germany and the USA teaching EU studies