Bernd Halling worked for three years in the European Parliament during the negotiations of the Amsterdam treaty on institutional reform. He was co-founder of CIVIS, an NGO committed to strengthening the voice of civil society in the European institutions. Since 1999, he has been European Public Policy Manager of EuropaBio, the European Biotechnology Industry Association. He is a fellow of the German Marshall Fund of the United States.
- source: EU Observer.com. 25 April 2003.