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Special Advisers to the President and Members of the European Commission

This list concerns the names of the Special Advisers to the President and Commissioners of the European Commission appointed from 1 April 2017 until 31 March 2018 (unless otherwise stated) in accordance with the Staff Regulations of Officials and the Conditions of Employment of Other Servants of the European Union[1], and in particular Articles 5, 123 and 124 of the Conditions of Employment of Other Servants, as well as the Rules Governing Special Advisers[4]. The signature of a Solemn declaration of no conflict of interest between the duties of Special Adviser to the Commission and other activities has been made a condition for the conclusion of contracts.

The present list is published on basis of Regulation (EC) N° 1049/2001[2].

Special Advisers to the President, Vice-Presidents and Commissioners of the European Commission

Contracts from 1 April 2017 until 31 March 2018 (unless otherwise stated).


 

Non-institutional Special Advisers
Cabinet NameObjet du mandat
1. JUNCKER Mr Luc VAN DEN BRANDE To advise on outreach towards citizens
Curriculum vitae - Declaration of honour
Mr Allan LARSSON To advise on the Social Rights Pillar
Curriculum vitae - Declaration of honour
Mrs Catherine DAYTo advise on strategic issues related to the Multi Annual Financial Framework
Curriculum vitae - Declaration of honour
2. TIMMERMANS Mr Enzo MOAVERO MILANESI (from 1/04/2017 until 7/04/2017) To advise on the respect of the rule of law within the EU, as well as on better regulation and correct implementation of subsidiarity and proportionality principles
Curriculum vitae - Declaration of honour
Dr Luuk VAN MIDDELAAR To advise on constitutional developments and interinstitutional relations within the EU
Curriculum vitae - Declaration of honour
Mr Jonathan HOLSLAG To advise on constitutional and political developments of the EU, in particular from an international perspective
Curriculum vitae - Declaration of honour
3. MOGHERINIMs Nathalie TOCCITo coordinate the implementation of the European Union global strategy in the area of security and defence; to follow the overall implementation of the strategy by reaching the wider foreign policy community concerning the main messages of the EUGS
Curriculum vitae - Declaration of honour
5.ANSIPMr Taavi KOTKATo advise on digital single market issues and on egovernance in particular
Curriculum vitae - Declaration of honour
7. DOMBROVSKIS Mr Siim KALLAS To provide strategic and political advice on future of EMU, economic relations with Eastern neighbourhood
Curriculum vitae - Declaration of honour
Mr António José R. A. CABRAL To advise on a deeper and fairer EMU, in particular with regard to the future of EU financial assistance and support programmes
Curriculum vitae - Declaration of honour
M. Niels THYGESEN (from 20/10/2016) Président du Comité budgétaire européen consultatif indépendant
Curriculum vitae - Declaration on the honour
M. Roel BEETSMA (from 20/10/2016) Membre du Comité budgétaire européen consultatif indépendant
Curriculum vitae - Declaration on the honour]
M. Massimo BORDIGNON (from 20/10/2016) Membre du Comité budgétaire européen consultatif indépendant
Curriculum vitae - Declaration on the honour]
Mme Sandrine DUCHÊNE (from 20/10/2016) Membre du Comité budgétaire européen consultatif indépendant
Curriculum vitae - Declaration on the honour
M. Mateusz SZCZUREK (from 20/10/2016)Membre du Comité budgétaire européen consultatif indépendant
Curriculum vitae - Declaration on the honour
8. KATAINENMs Valerie HERZBERG To advise on the competitiveness of the European Economy
Curriculum vitae - Declaration of honour
9. OETTINGER Mr Claude CHENE To advise on human resources policy in general
Curriculum vitae - Declaration of honour
Mr Mario MONTI (from 01/07/2017 until 31/12/2017)To follow up on the work of the High Level Group on Own Resources
Curriculum vitae - Declaration of honour
Mr Eckart GUTH To provide expertise on post-2020 multiannual financial framework
Curriculum vitae - Declaration of honour
Mr Ivailo KALFIN (from 1/04/2017 until 31/12/2018) To advise on the relations with the European and National Parliaments, as well as budget revenue
Curriculum vitae - Declaration of honour
10.HAHN Prof. Dr. Franz SCHAUSBERGERTo provide expertise on regions and cities in enlargement countries as well as in countries covered by the neighbourhood policy
Curriculum vitae - Declaration of honour
11. MALMSTRÖMMr Jan Eric FRYDMANTo advise on Trade Policy notably on relations to the United States
Curriculum vitae - Declaration of honour
Ms Anna TERRÓN CUSÍTo design closer cooperation with the Southern neighbourhood
Curriculum vitae - Declaration of honour
Mr Carl B. HAMILTON To advise on trade policy and how to communicate around it
Curriculum vitae - Declaration of honour
12. MIMICA Dr Zita GURMAI (until 30/09/2017)To advise on gender policy in development cooperation and in particular the implementation of the new EU Gender Action Plan 2016-2020
Curriculum vitae - Declaration of honour
Mr Ján FIGEL
(from 06/05/2017 until 05/05/2018)
Special Envoy for the promotion of freedom of religion or belief outside the EU
Curriculum vitae - Declaration of honour
13. ARIAS CAÑETE Mr Guy LENTZ To advise on energy issues
Curriculum vitae - Declaration of honour
Mr Francisco Javier ELORZA CAVENGTTo advise on energy issues
Curriculum vitae - Declaration of honour
14. Karmenu VELLA Mr Reinhard PRIEBE
(from 01/10/2014 until 30/09/2017)
To represent the European Commission at the Administrative Board of the European Fisheries Control Agency (EFCA)
Curriculum vitae - Declaration on the honour
15. ANDRIUKAITISMs Dagmar ROTH-BEHRENDTTo advise on the assessment of the situation of executive agencies of DG SANTE, with regard to various horizontal topics, including making suggestions on how to change issues specific to each agency and assist in discussions with them
Curriculum vitae - Declaration of honour
16. AVRAMOPOULOSDr Aristidis CALOGEROPOULOS-STRATISTo contribute to specific goals of the Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship policy
Curriculum vitae - Declaration of honour
18. MOSCOVICI Mr Heinz ZOUREK (from 1/02/2016 until 31/07/2017) Support the negotiations of the Financial transaction tax under enhanced cooperation
Curriculum vitae - Declaration on the honour
19. STYLIANIDESMr Constantinos NEOPHYTOUTo advise the Commissioner on public-private partnerships
Curriculum vitae - Declaration of honour
20. HOGAN Mr Graham MEADOWSTo prepare advice on the communication and implementation of policy in the portfolio of the Commissionner
Curriculum vitae - Declaration of honour
22. BULCMr Stefan BLACHFELLNERTo prepare advice on infrastructure, data, apps, services, networks in the context of multi-modality
Curriculum vitae - Declaration of honour
24. JOUROVAMs Katalin LIGETITo provide legal advice on judicial cooperation in criminal matters including access to e-evidence
Curriculum vitae - Declaration of honour
25. NAVRACSICSProf. Pierluigi SACCOTo advise in the field of cultural heritage
Curriculum vitae - Declaration of honour
26. CRETU Mr Jean-Charles LEYGUESTo advise on budgetary and implementation issues in the framework of the regional policy
Curriculum vitae - Declaration of honour
Mr Walter DEFFAA To advise on structural reforms and urban issues in the framework of the regional policy
Curriculum vitae - Declaration of honour
Mr Nicholas MARTYN To advise on effectiveness and control in the framework of the regional policy
Curriculum vitae - Declaration of honour
28. MOEDASMr Carlo RATTI To advise on the merging of the physical and digital world and smart cities
Curriculum vitae - Declaration of honour
Mr José Albino Da SILVA PENEDA To advise on economic and social dimension of research and innovation policies
Curriculum vitae - Declaration of honour
Institutional Special Advisers
9. OETTINGER Ms Caroline MAWHOODExternal Member of the Audit Progress Committee
Curriculum vitae - Declaration of honour
Mr Jean-Pierre GARITTE (from 4/04/2017)External Member of the Audit Progress Committee
Curriculum vitae - Declaration of honour
Mr Michael SCHRENK (from 4/04/2017) External Member of the Audit Progress Committee
Curriculum vitae - Declaration of honour
Mr Arjen W.H. MEIJPresident of the Disciplinary Board
Curriculum vitae - Declaration of honour
M. Christian PENNERA (from 18/11/2016 until 17/11/2018) (formerly attached to VP Georgieva until 31/12/2016) Président permanent de haut niveau indépendant de l'instance visée à l'article 108, paragraphe 6, du règlement (UE, Euratom) n° 966/2012
Curriculum vitae - Declaration on the honour
Mme Maria Isabel ROFES i PUJOL (from 18/11/2016 until 17/11/2018) (formerly attached to VP Georgieva until 31/12/2016) Suppléante du Président permanent de haut niveau indépendant de l'instance visée à l'article 108, paragraphe 6, du règlement (UE, Euratom) n° 966/2012
Curriculum vitae - Declaration on the honour
SG - Structural Reform Support Service (SRSS)
7. DOMBROVSKIS Mr Francisco GARCÍA MORÁN (from 1/06/2017) To provide support in the field of digital policies, e-government, IT governance, IT security and IT organization, operations and services
Curriculum vitae - Declaration of honour
Ms Paraskevi GILCHRISTTo provide support in the roll-out and implementation of the structural reform support programme (SRSP); to provide support in the field of public financial management as well as advice in the field of structural funds
Curriculum vitae - Declaration of honour
Mr Stephanos SAMARASTo provide support in the field of implementation of structural funds (in particular Agriculture and Rural Development Funds and Fisheries and Maritime funds)
Curriculum vitae - Declaration of honour
Special Adviser - in charge of relations with the EBRD
18. MOSCOVICI Mr Horst REICHENBACH (10/05/2017-30/04/2019) Member for the European Union of the Board of Directors of the EBRD
Curriculum vitae - Declaration of honour

[1]Staff Regulations of Officials and the Conditions of Employment of Other Servants of the European Union

[2]Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001of the European Parliament and of the Council of 30 May 2001 regarding public access to European Parliament, Council and Commission documents

[4]Rules governing Special Advisers C(2007)6655 of 19.12.2007, and its annexes - DE - FR

[5] Commission decision C(2014) 541 of 6.2.2014 amending the Rules on special advisers to the Commission C(2007)6655 - DE - FR

 

 

 

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