Adeline FARRELLY | Secretary General | FEVE
Speaker at the 11TH INTERNATIONAL LABEL CONFERENCE 2016
In June 2008, Adeline was appointed Secretary General of FEVE, the EU Federation for Glass Packaging and Tableware Producers. She is Member of the Board of Glass Alliance Europe and holds the post of Secretary General on a rotating basis.
Adeline has spent 25 years in Brussels working for various private and institutional organisations including the EU Commission, EU Parliament, Deloitte, and EuropaBio – the EU association for biotechnology industries.
Born in Ireland in 1963, Adeline holds a degree in political science from University College Dublin (UCD) and later earned a marketing qualification from the Marketing Institute of Ireland. She is an active member of the Countess Markievicz group supporting women for election.
Who is FEVE?
FEVE is the European Federation of glass packaging and glass tableware makers.
Founded in 1977 and headquartered in Brussels, FEVE is an international not-for-profit association, which currently numbers over 60 company members and 22 corporate groups across the European Union, Switzerland and Turkey.
What is the role of FEVE?
FEVE is the official voice of the glass container industry at European level. It promotes the common interests of its members throughout Europe and is actively engaged in dialogue with European stakeholders and NGOs.
FEVE champions the position of the industry in the European debate on sustainability and it ensures collaboration with members and national glass associations on both Europe-wide projects and country based actions.
FEVE ensures that members are constantly informed about EU developments in Life Cycle Assessments, Packaging and Packaging Waste initiatives, developments in sustainable production and consumption, European Emissions Trading Scheme, REACH, and many other dossiers.
The Association promotes glass as an ideal packaging material for its unique environmental, economic and social assets. It actively supports the forum ‘Friends of Glass’ which brings together consumers who consider glass packaging to be good for themselves, their families.
For more information please visit: http://www.feve.org/