Burns, Brendan
  • Full name: Burns, Brendan
  • Director and senior partner of Burns Burns & Burns; director and owner of Burns-Scotland; former vice chairman and policy chairman of the UK Federation of Small Businesses (FSB); former chairman of the UK Forestry Contracting Association (FCA)
  • Group: Employers' Group (Group I)
  • Sections:
    • Section for Transport, Energy, Infrastructure and the Information Society
    • Section for Agriculture, Rural Development and the Environment
  • Languages: English
  • Represented Country: United Kingdom
  • Member of the European Economic and Social Committee since: 21/09/2006
  • Biography:
    I have represented SMEs on a variety of UK Government and EU committees. My special interests are in Regional Policy specifically rural development: The circular economy; Tourism; the Environment; Vocational Education and Training (CVET); and the de
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      • INT/827 – Emissions / heavy duty vehicles
      • REX/477 - Establishing the EFSD Guarantee and the EFSD Guarantee Fund
      • The EESC's SMEs, Professions and Crafts Category
      • Europe 2020 Steering Committee
      • EESC Bureau
      • EESC Liaison Group/European organised civil society
      • Présidence élargie CES + Section presidents
      • Group I Bureau (31 members)
      • EESC Bureau - preparatory meeting of Group I members