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Martin  Dawson
Martin Dawson

Martin is the deputy Head of Unit for Audiovisual Industry and Media Support Programmes in the European Commission, Directorate General CONNECT. He helps to coordinate the management and development of support policy in the fields of audio-visual media in the digital age, as well as multimedia actions. Support programmes such as MEDIA aim to bridge competitiveness and diversity through 15 different schemes regarding content development, distribution, access to markets and audience development. The unit also supports a European media sphere through channels such as Euronews and Euranet.
Beforehand, Martin was deputy Head of Unit for Knowledge Sharing responsible for innovative collaboration and performance management in the DG, bridging research, policy and regulation.