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Head of Cabinet

MARIANA HRISTCHEVA
Mariana HRISTCHEVA © EU

BERL 8/230
Tel.: (+32) (0)2 296.08.40


Portfolio responsibilities

  • Cabinet management, strategy and policy coordination
  • Preparation of Commission meetings
  • Staff matters


Collegiality

  • Inter-institutional issues
  • Relations with Secretariat General (incl. CWP)
  • Relations with SPP
  • Relations with BEPA

Deputy Head of Cabinet

KIM ELING
KIM ELING

BERL 8/240
Tel (+32) (0)2 296.41.49


Portfolio responsibilities
Thematic

  • Humanitarian assistance policy development (Humanitarian Consensus and humanitarian policy review)
  • International Cooperation: coordination of donors' outreach policy and of relations with the UN (Transformative Agenda, Humanitarian aid effectiveness),
  • ECHO-flight programme
  • Policy articulation with CFSP and CSDP (Civil-mil cooperation, cooperation with EEAS, Comprehensive approach,


Geographical responsibilities

  • Central Africa/Great lakes, Western Africa
  • Relations with EU Member States: Austria, France, Germany
  • Relations with the US and Canada


Collegiality

  • Relations with HR/VP - EEAS
  • Development Policy
  • Fisheries and Maritime Policy
  • Agricultural Policy and rural development

Members of Cabinet

ENCHO GOSPODINOV
ENCHO GOSPODINOV

BERL 08/248
Tel (+32) (0)2 299.32.30


Portfolio responsibilities
Thematic

  • EU disaster response and preparedness capacity (Civil Protection legislation and policy developments, development of the Emergency Response Coordination Centre)
  • Disaster risk management and resilience policy
  • Linking Relief, Recovery and Development (LRRD)
  • International cooperation in civil protection and disaster management
  • International Humanitarian Law
  • Relief transports and logistics
  • Vulnerable groups (Refugees, internally displaced people (IDP) issues)


Geographical responsibilities

  • Horn of Africa, Southern Africa, Indian Ocean
  • Balkan countries
  • Relations with EU Member States: Romania, Greece


Collegiality

  • Environment
  • Climate Change
  • Energy and Energy security
  • Human Rights
  • Regional Policy
  • Relations with Committee of Regions
Antoine LEMASSON
Antoine LEMASSON © EU

BERL 8/252
Tel (+32) (0)2 299.46.91


Portfolio responsibilities
Thematic

  • sector policies: food assistance and nutrition incl. Food Assistance Convention ; health, water and sanitation
  • Security and safety of humanitarian and civil protection operations
  • Echo Field Offices worldwide
  • Contractual relations with humanitarian partners
  • Budget Matters (MFF, annual programming, execution, discharge and reporting)
  • Court of Auditors and other control authorities


Geographical responsibilities

  • Turkey, Middle East and North Africa
  • Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran
  • Relations with EU Member States: Belgium, Luxemburg, the Netherlands, Italy, Cyprus, Malta


Collegiality

  • Public health, Food safety and Consumer Affairs
  • Biotechnology
  • Digital Agenda
Svetlozara KABAKTCHIEVA
Svetlozara KABAKTCHIEVA © EU

BERL 08/263
Tel (+32) (0)2 298.71.65


Portfolio responsibilities
Thematic

  • International Humanitarian Law and legal issues
  • Sectoral policy: state aid


Geographical responsibilities

  • Relations with the EU Member States: Bulgaria, Hungary, Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Croatia


Collegiality

  • Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • Competition, State Aid
  • Infringements
  • Internal Market, Taxation
  • Home affairs
  • Justice Fundamental Rights and Citizenship
  • Cooperation and Verification Mechanism
  • Relations with the Legal Service
  • EIB, EBRD, international financial institutions
Marcel PIEPER
Marcel PIEPER © EU

BERL 8/245
Tel (+32) (0)2 295.88.93


Portfolio responsibilities
Thematic

  • Relations with the Council (FAC, PSC)
  • Relations with the European Parliament and the European Ombudsman
  • Communication and information strategy
  • Development of campaigns, coordination of public events


Geographical responsibilities

  • South America, Central America, the Caribbean, Overseas territories
  • Relations with EU Member States: Spain and Portugal
  • Relations with EU Member States: Spain Portugal, Austria, Denmark, Sweden, Finland


Collegiality

  • GRI
  • Industry and entrepreneurship
  • Enlargement
  • Neighbourhood policy
  • Research, Innovation and Science
  • Transport
  • Regional policy
  • Relations with the Committee of the Regions
  • Commission communication
Daniel GIOREV
Daniel GIOREV © EU

BERL 8/245
Tel (+32) (0)2 298.61.63


Portfolio responsibilities
Thematic

  • EU Aid Volunteers
  • Education, children
  • NOHA
  • Assistance to the Head of Cabinet in planning the Commissioner's agenda
  • Coordination of relations with the World Bank
  • Patronage
  • Dialogue with civil society
  • Social media coordination


Geographical responsibilities

  • Relations with Norway, Switzerland, Iceland and Lichtenstein
  • Caucasus, Central Asia, Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Moldova
  • Asia (except Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran), the Pacific
  • Relations with Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania


Collegiality

  • Trade policy
  • Employment policy, social affairs and inclusion
  • Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth
  • Space policy
  • Economic and Social Committee

Spokesperson service

David SHARROCK
David Sharrock © EU

Spokesperson
BERL 2/300
Tel.: (+32) (0)2 296.89.09


Irina NOVAKOVA

Press Officer
BERL 2/229
Tel.: (+32) (0)2 295.75.17


Administrative Assistants

Galia MINTCHEVA
Galia MINTCHEVA © EU

Administrative Assistant to the Commissioner
BERL 8/228
Tel (+32) (0)2 296.06.85
Fax (+32) (0)2 299.53.72


Dessislava GEREVA
Dessislava GEREVA © EU

Administrative Assistant to the Commissioner
BERL 08/229
Tel.: (+32) (0)2 296.80.27


Ramune SMULKSTYTE
Ramune SMULKSTYTE © EU

Administrative Assistant to Mariana HRISTCHEVA
BERL 08/238
Tel.: (+32) (0)2 296.07.73


Ivelina NATAN
Ivelina NATAN © EU

Administrative Assistant to KIM ELING
BERL 08/260
Tel.: (+32) (0)2 296.08.90


Yannick Willame
Yannick Willame © EU

Administrative Assistant to Antoine LEMASSON and Encho GOSPODINOV
BERL 8/251
Tel.: (+32) (0)2 298 47 94


Petya KOLEVA
Petya KOLEVA © EU

Administrative Assistant to Daniel GIOREV and Svetlozara KABAKTCHIEVA
BERL 8/260
Tel.: (+32) (0)2 291.34.78


Zuzana LYSA
Zuzana LYSA © EU

Administrative assistant to Marcel PIEPER
BERL 08/260
Tel.: (+32) (0)2 297.22.13


Petra THEISING
Petra THEISING © EU

Assistant to the Cabinet
BERL 8/272
Tel (+32) (0)2 296.25.56


Responsibilities

  • Co-ordination of Cabinet's budget (missions, representation costs etc.) and administrative and logistical matters
  • APC Preparatory Group
  • Human Resources, CDR
  • Trainees and Special Advisors
  • Training
  • Local Security Officer
  • Informatics and library correspondent
  • Basil coordinator


Collegiality

  • Administration/Human Resources Policy (DG/HR)

Archives

Radmila NEDEVA
Radmila NEDEVA © EU

Head of archives
BERL 8/266
Tel (+32) (0)2 296.08.15


  • Archives and document management
  • Publications
  • Access to documents (c.f. Code of Good Administrative Behaviour)
  • Attribution and follow-up of ISC, QP, WP, OP/RSCC
Ewa KARPINSKA
Ewa KARPINSKA © EU

BERL 8/266
Tel (+32) (0)2 296.19.56
Fax (+32) (0)2 297.97.20


  • Archives and document management
  • Publications
  • Access to documents (c.f. Code of Good Administrative Behaviour)
  • Attribution and follow-up of ISC, QP, WP, OP/RSCC

Drivers

Michel HERKENS

Luc VANDEVELDE