Frances Hunt is one of ECCO’s Managing Directors. After completing a first degree in Law and French at Hull University (UK) and a diploma in French Law (Grenoble, France), Frances moved to Paris to do a Masters in European Public Affairs (Institut Catholique de Paris). She then spent two years in Brussels working as a lobbyist in the European Public Affairs department of a large multi-national retail company, with particular responsibilities for food dossiers and work with the European Food Safety Authority. Frances is currently Secretary General of a large international trade association and European trade associations in the food sector, focusing on regulatory affairs and communication. She is also a Board Member of the European Food Law Association (EFLA). Frances is fluent in French, English (mother tongue) and Spanish.