'We are not perfect' — EU development commissioner

Almost five months into his role as European commissioner for international cooperation and development, Neven Mimica is working hard to make progress on his development assistance priorities. Devex Associate Editor Richard Jones asks him about his goal of a "paradigm shift" for EU aid.

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  • Richard Jones

    In his role as Editorial Director Richard oversees content for digital series, reports and events, leading a talented team of writers and editors, conducting high-level video interviews and moderating panels at events. Previously partnerships editor and an associate editor at Devex, Richard brings to bear 15 years of experience as an editor in institutional communications, public affairs and international development. Based in Barcelona, his development experience includes stints in the Dominican Republic, Argentina and Ecuador, as well as extensive work travel in Africa and Asia.