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1049 Brussels
Head of Cabinet

Fabrizia Panzetti

Fabrizia Panzetti

Responsibilities

  • Overall strategic coordination of policies and management
  • Institutional Relations
  • European Council
  • Committee of Permanent Representatives (COREPER)
  • Commissioners Group on External Action (CGEA)
  • EU Special Representatives (EUSRs)
Deputy Head of Cabinet

Oliver Rentschler

Oliver Rentschler

Responsibilities

  • Deputising for the Head of Cabinet
  • Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) and Council preparations
  • G-7
  • Defence and Military matters
  • Political and Security Committee (PSC)
  • Middle East, Iran and Gulf
  • Group of Interinstitutional Relations (GRI) (titulaire)
Economic Adviser

Arianna Vannini

Arianna Vannini

Responsibilities

  • About the European External Action Service (EEAS)/MD Administration and Finance
  • European Economic Area (EEA)/CH/Andorra, San Marino, Monaco, Vatican
  • Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness (VP Katainen)
  • Energy Union (VP Sefcovic)
  • DGs Ecfin, Grow, Fisma
  • Financial Services
  • Competition
  • Infringements
  • Regio
Expert

Peteris Ustubs

Peteris Ustubs

Responsibilities

  • About the European External Action Service (EEAS)/MD Americas
  • Euro and Social Dialogue (VP Dombrovskis)
  • Digital Single Market (VP Ansip)
  • DG Connect
  • DG Trade
  • EUROSTAT
Expert

Felix Fernandez-Shaw

Felix Fernandez-Shaw

Responsibilities

  • About the European External Action Service (EEAS)/MD Sub-Saharian Africa
  • DG DEVCO. Development policy, sustainable development, ACPs
  • DG CLIMA, DG ENV
  • European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) revision coordination
Member

Michael Curtis

Michael Curtis

Responsibilities

  • About the European External Action Service (EEAS)/MD Crisis Management
  • Dir. Security and Conflict Prevention
  • Neighbourhood/North Africa
  • Foreign Policy Instruments (FPI)
  • DG ECHO and Civil Protection
  • Ebola
  • DGs EMPL, SANCO
Member

Iwona Piorko

Iwona Piorko

Responsibilities

  • Neighbourhood/East, Russia
  • Central Asia
  • Arctic
  • DG Energy
Member

Giulio Di Blasi

Responsibilities

  • Migration and Asylum (DG HOME)
  • Relations with NGOs and Civil Society
  • Human Rights and Democracy
  • Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights (FVP Timmermans) (DG JUST)
  • Ombudsman
  • Committee of the Regions
  • European and Social Committee
Member

Anna Vezyroglou

Anna Vezyroglou

Responsibilities

  • Western Balkans, Turkey
  • Enlargement negotiations
  • Budget and Human Resources  (VP Georgieva)
  • OLAF
  • Court of Auditors
  • Internal Audit
  • DG AGRI
Member

Igor Driesmans

Igor Driesmans

Responsibilities

  • EEAS/MD Asia and Pacific
  • DGs MOVE, RDT, EAC, MARE
  • Relex Commissioner Group
Member

Enrico Petrocelli

Enrico Petrocelli

Responsibilities

  • Relations with the European Parliament
  • Multilateral relations, UN
  • EU Global strategy
  • Security and Counter-Terrorism (FVP Timmermans) (DG HOME)
  • Communication correspondent
Personal assistant to the HR/VP

Simona Nalin

Simona Nalin

Responsibilities

  • Agenda
  • Protocol
Policy Assistant

Vanna Stano

Vanna Stano

Responsibilities

  • Policy Assistant
  • Local Security Officer
  • Patronages
  • Transparency initiative, ethics and access to documents
  • Cabinet administrative and finance coordination, training, IT
  • EPSO/OIB/PMO/OP
Assistant to the HR/VP

Manuela Giordano

Manuela Giordano
Assistant to the HR/VP

Elizabeth Ann Byrne

Elizabeth Ann Byrne
Logistics Assistant to the HR/VP

Eric Demoulin

Eric Demoulin

Responsibilities


 

Logistics Assistant to the HR/VP

Sonia Azzopardi

Sonia Azzopardi

Responsibilities


 

Assistant to Fabrizia Panzetti

Fatima Rocha Trindade

Fatima Rocha Trindade
Assistant to Igor Driesmans

Valentina Maronese

Valentina Maronese
Assistant to Oliver Rentschler

Benoît Dethiège

Assistant to Peteris Ustubs and Iwona Piorko

Adrianna Gorska-Stukow

Adrianna Gorska-Stukow
Assistant to Arianna Vannini and Anna Vezyroglou

Herminia Soares

Herminia Soares
Assistant of Felix Fernandez-Shaw and Michael Curtis

Tamara Mandras

Tamara Mandras
Assistant to Fabrizia Panzetti

Giulia Matticari

Giulia Matticari

Responsibilities

  • Policy assistant
  • Cabinet administration and finance coordination
Archives/DMO

Maria Di Nunzio

Archivist

Sonia Silva Capitao

Sonia Silva Capitao
Lead EEAS Spokesperson

Catherine Ray

Catherine Ray

Responsibilities

Spokesperson leading communication on:

  • Southern Neighbourhood (Maghreb/Mashreq/GCC)
  • Africa
  • Transatlantic relations (US, Canada)
  • Iran
  • Latin America and Caribbean
  • CSDP in general, missions and operations in the geographical regions/countries of competence
  • Security policy and conflict prevention

Non-EEAS responsibilities:

  • Development
  • Humanitarian Affairs

On leave until Spring 2017

Acting EEAS Spokeperson

Nabila Massrali

Nabila Massrali

Responsibilities

Spokesperson leading communication on:

  • Southern Neighbourhood (Maghreb/Mashreq/GCC)
  • Africa
  • Iran
  • CSDP in general, missions and operations in the geographical regions/countries of competence
  • Security policy and conflict prevention

Non-EEAS responsibilities:

  • Development
  • Humanitarian Affairs

 

EEAS Spokesperson

Maja Kocijancic

Maja Kocijancic

Responsibilities

Spokesperson leading communication on:

  • Europe (non-EU, Western Balkans, Turkey)
  • Russia, Eastern Partnership, Central Asia
  • MEPP, Afghanistan
  • Asia and Pacific
  • Transatlantic relations (US, Canada)
  • Latin America and Caribbean
  • EEAS (as service)
  • Horizontal issues (eg. human rights, non-proliferation, defence)
  • CSDP:  missions and operations in the geographical regions/countries of competence
  • Multilateral organisations (UN)
  • Relations with NATO

Non-EEAS responsibilities:

  • Neighbourhood policy and Enlargement negotiations
Press assistant to Catherine Ray

Zoï Muletier

Zoï Muletier
Press Assistant to Maja Kocijancic

Vasco Batista

Vasco Bastita
EEAS Press Officer

Lauranne Devillé

Lauranne Devillé

Responsibilities

In charge of press work and coordination of public messaging / LTTs in following areas:

  • Southern Neighbourhood (Maghreb/Mashreq/GCC);
  • MEPP
  • Iran
  • CSDP: missions and operations in the geographical regions/countries of competence.
EEAS Press Officer

Adam Kaznowski

 Adam Kaznowski

Responsibilities

In charge of press work and coordination of public messaging / LTTs in following areas:

  • Russia, Eastern Partnership, Central Asia
  • Europe (non-EU)
  • Transatlantic relations (US, Canada)
  • Asia and Pacific (incl ASEAN)
  • CSDP: missions and operations in the geographical regions/countries of competence
EEAS Press Officer

Esther Osorio

Esther Osorio

Responsibilities

In charge of press work and coordination of public messaging / LTTs in following areas:

  • Horizontal and multilateral issues
  • Terrorism
  • Migration (external aspects)
  • CSDP
  • Security policy and conflict prevention
Press Officer for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management / EEAS Office

Daniel Puglisi

Daniel Puglisi

Responsibilities

In charge of press work and coordination of public messaging / LTTs in following areas:

  • Africa
  • CSDP: missions and operations in the geographical regions/countries of competence
  • Humanitarian affairs
  • Crisis management
Press Officer for International Cooperation and Development / EEAS

Christina Wunder

Christina Wunder

Responsibilities

In charge of press work and coordination of public messaging / LTTs in following areas:

  • Latin America and Caribbean
  • Development
Press Officer for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations/ EEAS

Alceo Smerilli

Alceo Smerilli

Responsibilities

In charge of press work and coordination of public messaging / LTTs in following areas:

  • Western Balkans
  • Turkey
  • CSDP: missions and operations in the geographical regions/countries of competence
  • Neighbourhood policy
  • Enlargement process