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Washington Office

Dawn Nunnery
Operations Manager

static.squarespace.comDawn Nunnery is the Operations Manager for Trans-Atlantic Business Council, running the finances and operations of the organization as well as supporting the Director-General.  Dawn was previously the Operations Manager for the European-American Business Council (EABC) since March of 2012.  Prior to joining EABC, Dawn worked 19 years for New York and Company as a Store Sales Manager.  Dawn received her B.A. in Child Psychology at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA.


Ann Rich
Events & Communications Manager

Ann Rich HeadshotAnn Rich serves as the Events & Communications Manager of Trans-Atlantic Business Council, coordinating the organization’s events and managing TABC’s online presence as well as media outreach. Before joining TABC, she managed outreach and recruitment programs at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health. Her work experience also includes managing events and administrative functions for a legal group, and performing outreach for a state historic preservation foundation. She received a B.A. in Studio Art and English Literature from Centre College in Danville, KY and a M.A. in Fine and Decorative Art from Sotheby’s Institute of Art – London.


Brussels Office

Justine Korwek
Head of Brussels Office

Justine Korwek is the Head of the Brussels Office for the Trans-Atlantic Business Council. She manages the Brussels office and spearheads policy outreach efforts with member companies, government officials, the European Parliament, other industry associations, and civil society groups. Following TABC’s creation in 2013, she served first in TABC’s Brussels office and more recently in the Washington office. Previously, Justine was the Brussels representative of the European American Business Council. Prior to this position, she worked in the European Parliament for James Elles MEP (UK), while focusing on transatlantic relations. She was awarded a BA degree in International Studies from DePaul University (US), and an MA in International Political Economy from the University of Kent in Brussels (UK). She is a native of Poland and also an American citizen.


Cosimo Avesani
Policy Director

Cosimo Avesani works as Policy Director at the Brussels office of the Trans-Atlantic Business Council (TABC). Before joining TABC, he worked as Policy Advisor in the Cabinet of the Italian Deputy Minister for Foreign Trade and – during the Italian Presidency of the EU Council – he served in the Trade Policy Unit of the Italian Permanent Representation to the EU. Prior to that, Cosimo worked at Edison (EDF), Alstom and Confindustria (Confederation of Italian Industry) on International Trade, Internal Market and Energy issues.

Cosimo holds a BA in International Relations from the University of Bologna and a MA in International Politics and Diplomacy from the University of Padua.