EFTTA & EFTTEX CEO
Olivier Portrat became EFTTA CEO in 2019. Olivier decided to make his living around the recreational fishing –his big passion. Over the last 30 years, he has been travelling extensively, fishing in Europe and worldwide. He is a prolific writer combined with a talented film director and producer. Olivier is eager to communicate what he loves about angling in a creative fashion. Anyone involved in the angling industry has heard about his portfolio of books and magazines’ cover shots on recreational fishing. As the head of the EFTTA association Olivier will work alongside our EFTTA Lobbyist in Brussels to represent the interests of our members.
Public Affairs Officer
Since 2001, Jan runs the EFTTA lobby office, shared with EAA, located next to the European Parliament in Brussels. Before that, he worked in the European Parliament as an assistant for two Danish Members of Parliament. He has extensive knowledge about European legislation and legislative procedures of importance for EFTTA's lobbying and the recreational angling and sport fishing community at large. Jan coordinates lobbying issues with EFTTA CEO Olivier Portrat.