Deputy Head of Unit in the DG Agriculture and Rural Development – European Commission
Iman Boot has been working for the European Commission for more than 15 years (Enlargement, the 2003 Cap Reform, Audit, Rural Development). He is Senior Expert Research and Innovation working on the agricultural EU research policy ( Societal Challenge 2 under Horizon 2020) and on the agricultural European Innovation Partnership (EIP).
By training Iman Boot is an anthropologist having done fieldwork in Bhutan (on irrigation). Before joining the Commission he worked in various jobs in market research and data mining.