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  • Ensuring that EU agricultural and rural development policies promote growth, investment and new jobs.
  • Reviewing the effectiveness of EU spending on agriculture and rural development.
  • Identifying how European agriculture can be more energy efficient and can lower its carbon dioxide emissions.
  • Examining ways to simplify direct payments for farmers.

Phil Hogan is part of the following Project Teams:

Mission letter

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European Parliament hearings

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Phil Hogan's team supports him in his daily work.
Team page



Appointments and meetings


As part of the Commission’s commitment to transparency, Commissioners and their members of Cabinet publish information on meetings held with organisations or self-employed individuals.

In line with the Commission's Code of Conduct for Members of the Commission, each Commissioner publishes a Declaration of Interests.

A signed, authentic version is published at the bottom of this page.

A machine-readable version of all Declarations is also published. This is in line with the requirements of the Code of Conduct.

The Declarations of Interests follow the requirements set out in Article 3 and in Annex 1 of the new Code of Conduct for Commissioners [pdf].


Irish nationality.

  • European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development
    • 2014-present
  • Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government
    • 2011-14
  • President of the Council of EU Environment Ministers
    • 2013
  • Chairman of the European People's Party of Environment Ministers
    • 2012-14
  • National Director of Elections for the Fine Gael party
    • 2010-11
  • Fine Gael Director of Organisation
    • 2002-2007
  • Chairman of Kilkenny County Council
    • 1998
  • Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Group
    • 1995-2001
  • Minister of State at the Department of Finance
    • 1994-95
  • Member of Dáil Éireann (Lower House of Parliament)
    • 1989
  • Member of Seanad Éreann (Upper House of Parliament)
    • 1987-89
  • Chairman of Kilkenny County Council
    • 1985
  • Established and subsequently directed an insurance and real estate business
    • 1983
  • Managed the family farm
    • 1981-83
  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Geography, University College Cork
    • 1981