Mr. Vallejo works as a Government affairs expert in Brussels since 2002. He joined toy and children’s articles manufacturer Mattel in 2016, as Head of Public Affairs for Europe, Middle East and Africa. Prior to that, he defended the interests of the toy industry in Europe before the EU institutions and worked as a consultant in EU affairs. Today, he represents the Dutch children’s articles association (VBKV) in ENPC and Mattel in Toy Industries of Europe (TIE), where he is also a member of the Board. Mr Vallejo holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science (Barcelona and Lund, Sweden), a Master’s degree in EU Affairs (Brussels), and a Master’s degree in Journalism (Madrid).