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Xavier Prats Monné

Xavier Prats Monné is the Special Advisor of Teach For All , a global non-profit organisation whose mission is to expand educational opportunity around the world, since October this year. From 2015 through Sept. 2018, as Director-general for Health and Food Safety of the European Commission, he was responsible for EU policies and programmes in health and food safety, including the promotion of public health, the assessment of national healthcare systems' performance, pharmaceutical legislation, and the strengthening of Europe's capacity to deal with crisis situations in human health and the food sector. As Director-general for education and culture, he was previously responsible for EU policies and programmes on education and culture, including Erasmus+, Marie Sklodowska Curie and Creative Europe, and represented the European Commission in the Governing Board of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT).