Philip Amaral.

Philip Amaral is Policy and Development Director at the European Cyclists’ Federation (ECF). In this role, Philip leads ECF’s advocacy and projects team as well as ECF’s business development and fundraising activities with the CEO. Prior to joining ECF, Philip spent 15 years at Brussels-based NGOs leading advocacy and campaigns for refugees and people trapped in conflicts. Philip is based in Brussels and is the happy owner of a cargo bike.

3 June 2022

World Bicycle Day 2022: How will the bicycle shape our future?

The bicycle is not new. As a technology, it has helped people travel more quickly, efficiently and for longer distances for over 200 years. However, the […]
16 May 2022

How Europe can cycle to energy independence

ECF joins forces with CIE and CONEBI to publish eight recommendations for how the EU, national governments and individuals can use cycling to lessen dependence on […]
29 March 2022

How can EU national cycling strategies promote EuroVelo and sustainable cycling tourism?

Eight EU member states have made clear references to EuroVelo in their national cycling strategies, setting goals for the further development, promotion, digitalisation and economic exploitation […]
15 March 2022

Cycling, EuroVelo and TEN-T: European transport’s unmissable opportunity

Here are two maps of Europe. What do you see? You would be correct to guess that both are transport maps. Both depict major transportation routes […]
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