Mr Pat Cox, the former President of the European Parliament, was appointed European Coordinator for the TEN-T Scandinavian-Mediterranean Corridor in 2014. Before he was the European Coordinator for the TEN-T Priority Project N° 1 Berlin-Palermo.  

Mr Cox holds National Honours bestowed by the Presidents of Austria, Bulgaria, Estonia, France, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania; and Honorary Doctorates from Trinity College Dublin, the National University of Ireland, the University of Limerick, the Open University and the American College Dublin. In 2004 he was awarded the International Charlemagne Prize for his achievements with regard to the enlargement of the European Union and for his work in promoting greater EU democratisation.