The ECPA is delighted to announce that Michelle O’Neill is joining the organisation as an Officer. Michelle O’Neill joined Apple in November 2021 to lead European Union Government Affairs. Prior to joining Apple Michelle was at Mars, incorporated in the roles of Global Vice President Corporate Affairs for Cocoa and VP Corporate Affairs for Chocolate Europe and Eurasia where she also sat on the region’s business leadership team. Michelle started her career in Brussels in 1996 as an intern at the European Commission and went on to work at the American Chamber of Commerce to the EU covering mainly environment and trade issues. This was followed by government and public affairs roles in the multinational corporations Hewlett-Packard, Honeywell Inc., and Ingersoll Rand/Trane Technologies. Michelle is Irish and lives in Brussels with her husband, their son and daughter and their Beagle and Labrador dogs.