John Bruton is a former Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland and a former President in the office of the European Council.
Mr Bruton became leader of Fine Gael in 1990 and served as Taoiseach from 1994 until 1997, leading the Rainbow Coalition government of Fine Gael-Labour Party-Democratic Left. Previous to this, he held a number of the top posts in Irish government, including Minister for Finance (1981-1982 and 1986-1987) and Minister for Industry, Trade, Commerce and Tourism (1983-1986).
John Bruton played a key role in the development of the Euro and is a leading expert on its continuing economic implications. He speaks with authority on the European economy and on future economic and geopolitical trends both in Europe and throughout the World.
Since November 2011, Mr Bruton has acted as an advisor to Fair Observer, focusing mainly on the areas of politics, finance and economics, as well as on issues pertaining to Europe
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