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Contacts

GSN Members

Austria
Ms Annette Weber
Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry,
Environment and Water Management
Chief Executive Department, Public Relations
Stubenring 1
1012 Vienna
Tel: +43 1 711 00 6821
www.lebensministerium.at

Ms Ingeborg Zechmann
Environment Agency Austria Press Officer
Public Relations
Spittelauer Lände 5
1090 Vienna
Tel: +43 1 313 04 5413
Fax: +43 1 313 04 5400
www.umweltbundesamt.at

Belgium
Ms Véronique Binet
Communication officer
Ministry of Environment for Walloon Region
Avenue Prince de Liège 15
5100 Jambes
Tel: + 32 81 33 51 09
Fax: + 32 81 33 51 33
spw.wallonie.be
Ms. Diana Leuci
Communication Officer
Flemish Government
Environment, Nature and Energy Department
Koning Albert II-laan 20 bus 8
1000 Brussel
Tel: +32 (02) 553 80 44
Fax: +32 (02) 553 14 98
www.lne.be

Ms Mieke Van de Velde
Federal Public Service Health, Food Chain Safety and Environment
Directorate-General Environment
Square Victor Horta, 40 (Box 10)
B-1060 Brussels
Tel.: +32 2 524 96 19
Fax: +32 2 524 96 00
www.health.fgov.be
Bulgaria
Ms Mihaela Lyutskanova
Junior expert
Environmental Strategy and Programmes department
Environmental Policies Directorate
Ministry of Environment and Water
67, Gladstone Str
Sofia 1000
www.moew.government.bg
Croatia
Mrs Jasna Butuči
Assistant Director
Croatian Environment Agency
Trg maršala Tita 8
10 000 Zagreb
Tel: +385 1 4886 840
Fax: + 385 1 4886 850
www.azo.hr

Ms Branka Pivčević Novak
Head of Department for Sustainable Development
Directorate for International Relations and Sustainable Development
Ministry of Environmental Protection, Physical Planning And Construction
Ul. Rep. Austrije 14
10 000 Zagreb
Tel: +385 1 3782 162
Fax: +385 1 3717 135
www.mzopu.hr
Cyprus
Ms Nasia Dikigoropoulou
Environment Officer
Department of Environment
Ministry of Agriculture,
Natural Resources and Environment
1498 Nicosia, Cyprus
Tel: + 357 224 089 24
Fax: + 357 277 494 5
www.moa.gov.cy
Czech Republic
Ms Simona Losmanová
Head of Division, GMES Specialist, Coordinator of the NS GEOSS / GMES
CENIA, Czech Environmental Information Agency
Oddělení mapových služeb
Vršovická 1442/65, Praha 10, 100 10
Tel: +42 0 267 225 322
www.cenia.cz

Denmark
Ms Jenny Bøving Arendt
Head of Division-Communication
Danish Environmental Protection Agency
Strandgade 29
1401 Copenhagen K
Tel: +45 20430107
www.mst.dk

Mr Kenneth Bo Jørgensen
Head of Communication
Ministry of the Environment 
Nature Agency
53 Haraldsgade
2100 Copenhagen
Tel: +45 725424719
Fax: +45 3927 9899
www.skovognatur.dk

Estonia
Mrs Tiina Dislis
Estonian Environment Information Centre
Acting Head of Bureau of Information
Mustamäe tee 33,
Tallinn 10616
Tel.: +(372) 673 75 83
Fax: + 372 673 75 99
www.keskkonnainfo.ee

Mr Leo Saare
Estonian Environment Information Centre
Director
Mustamäe tee 33,
Tallinn 10616
Tel.: + 372 673 75 67
Fax: + 372 673 75 99
www.keskkonnainfo.ee
Finland
Mr Jussi Salmi
Head of Communications
Ministry of the Environment
Kasarmikatu 25, Helsinki
PO Box 35,
FI-00023 GOVERNMENT
Tel:+ 358 40 830 7133
www.ymparisto.fi/ym

Ms Kirsi Norros
Director, Communications
Finnish Environment Institute, SYKE
Box 140
SF 00241 Helsinki
Mechelininkatu 34a
Tel: +358 40 740 1693
Fax: + 358 20 490 2790
www.environment.fi/syke

France
Ms Béatrice Galin
Head of the Campaigns Division
Ministry of Ecology, Energy, Sustainable Development and Land settlement
Tour Pascal A - SG/DICOM/DCE
92055 La Defense Cedex
Tel: 33 1 40 81 31 86
Fax: +33 1 40 81 89 97
www.developpement-durable.gouv.fr

Ms Valérie Martin
Head of the Division Communication and Information
French Agency for the Environment and Energy Management
27, rue Louis Vicat
75015 Paris
Tel: +33 1 47 65 24 11
www.ademe.fr
Germany
Ms Hildegard Kaiser M.A.
Deputy Head of Division
Public Relations Division
Federal Ministry for the Environment,
Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety
Alexanderplatz 6
11055 Berlin
Tel: + 49 1888 305 21 59
Fax: + 49 1888 305 20 44
www.bmu.de

Dr Harald Kohl
Head of Division
Fairs, Events, Public Information Service
Federal Ministry for the Environment
Alexanderplatz 6
11055 Berlin
Tel: +49 3018 305-2160
www.bmu.de
Greece
Mr Dimitris Meimaris
Ministry for the Environment, Energy and Climate Change
Environmental Planning Division
Acting Head of Bureau of National Environmental Information Network and European Environment Agency
Patision 147
11251 Athens
Tel: +30 2108643737
Fax: +30 2108643737
www.ypeka.gr
www.e-per.gr

Ms Anna Nikolaou
Ministry for the Environment
Energy and Climate Change
11-13 Timoleontos Vassou street
115 21 Athens
Tel: + 30 210 6463812
www.minenv.gr

Hungary
Ms Zita Gellér
Chief Advisor
Ministry of Rural Development
EU Coordination Department
1055 Budapest
Kossuth ter 11
Tel: +361 301 4704
Fax: +361 301 4663
www.kvvm.hu
www.ff3.hu

Iceland
Ms Bergþóra Njála Guðmundsdóttir
Head of Information
Ministry for the Environment
Skuggasund 1
150 Reykjavík
Tel: +354 545 8699
Fax: + 354 562 4566
eng.umhverfisraduneyti.is

Ireland
Mr Noel Prunty
Higher Executive Officer in Environment Policy and Awareness section
Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government
Floor 2, South Bloc
Newtown Road
Wexford
Tel: +353 53 911 7537
www.environ.ie

Italy
Mr Gaetano Battistella 
ISPRA
Department for Information, Documentation and Librarian activities
Via Vitaliano Brancati, 60
00143 Rome
Tel: + 39 06 5007 4492
Fax: + 39 06 5007 4259
www.isprambiente.it

Ms Stefania Fusani
ISPRA
Institutional and International Relations Service
Via Curtatone, 3
00185 Rome
Tel.: + 390 6 5007 4938
Fax: + 390 6 5007 4276
www.isprambiente.it

Latvia
Ms Linda Tilta
Senior Official of Public Information Division
Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development
Peldu Str.25
1494 Riga
Tel:+ 371 67 02 65 82
Fax: + 371 67 02 65 63
www.vidm.gov.lv

Ms Kristīne Barševska
Deputy Head of Communications Division
Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development
Peldu St. 25
1494 Riga
Tel: + 371 7 02 65 33
Fax: + 371 7 02 65 63
www.vidm.gov.lv
Liechtenstein
Mr Hanspeter Eberle
Office of Environmental Protection
Head of Division
EIA, Environmental Observation, GIS
Postfach 684
9490 Vaduz
Tel.: +423 / 236 61 93
Fax.: +423 / 236 61 99
www.afu.llv.li
Lithuania
Mr Romas Jankauskas
Director of Public Information and Public Relations Department
Ministry of Environment
4/9 A. Jakšto
01105 Vilnius
Tel. +370 5 266 34 88
www.am.lt

Ms Evelina Daugirdaitē
Public Information and Education Division
Ministry of Environment
4/9 A. Jakšto
01105 Vilnius
Tel. +370 5 261 53 39
www.am.lt

Malta
Mr Peter Gingell
Malta Environment and Planning Authority
St Francis Ravelin
Floriana
Malta
Tel: + +356 2290 0000
Fax:+356 2290 2295
www.mepa.org.mt

Ms Suzanne Gauci
Manager EU Affairs, EU & Multilateral Affairs Unit, Director's Office
Malta Environment and Planning Authority
St Francis Ravelin
Floriana
Malta
Tel: +356 2742 0539 / 2290 7310
Fax: +356 2290 1533
www.mepa.org.mt

Netherlands
Mr Arend Timmermans
Manager Communication Team
Ministry of Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment
P.O. Box 20951, IPC 855
2500 EZ The Hague
Tel. +31 70 339 3998
www.minvrom.nl

Norway
Mr Jon Berg
Head of Communications
Ministry of Environment, Norway
PO 8013 Dep
0030 Oslo
Phone: +48 22 24 61 96
Fax: +48 22 24 95 60
www.regjeringen.no

Ms Tone Hertzberg
Information Officer
Ministry of the Environment
PO 8013 Dep
0030 Oslo
Tel: + 47 22 24 57 18
Fax: + 47 22 24 27 72
www.regjeringen.no
Poland
Ms Magdalena Cheda
Chief Specialist
Ministry of the Environment
Department of Education and
Public Communication
Wawelska 52/54 St.
00-922 Warsaw
Tel: + 48 22 57 92 615
Fax: + 48 22 57 92 473
www.mos.gov.pl
Portugal
Ms Cristina Garção
Head of Division for Communication
Portuguese Environment Agency (APA)
Rua da Murgueira, 9/9 A – Zambujal
2611-865 Amadora
Tel: +351 21 472 83 11
Fax: +351 21 472 14 57
www.apambiente.pt
Romania

Ms. Carla Busuioc
Public Relations Counselor
Ministry of Environment and Forests
12, Libertatii Blvd.
40129 Bucharest
Tel: +40 21 316 61 38
Fax: +40 21 316 61 38
www.mmediu.ro

Ms. Maria Vandra
Projects, Communication and PR Advisor
Regional Environmental Protection Agency
2A, Hipodromului Street
550360 Sibiu
Tel: +40 269 232 806
www.arpmsb.anpm.ro

Slovakia
Ms Lucia Fančová
Ministry of the Environment
Sustainable Development Department
Nam. l. Stura 1
812 35 Bratislava
Tel: +421 5956 2352
www.enviro.gov.sk

Mr Jozef Klinda
Ministry of the Environment
Head of the Sustainable Development Department
Nam. l. Stura 1
812 35 Bratislava
Tel: +421 2595 62004
www.enviro.gov.sk
Slovenia
new nomination pending
Spain
new nomination pending
Sweden

Ms Eva Lindhé
Head of Information
Ministry of the Environment
103 33 Stockholm
Tel: + 46 8 405 39 27
www.sweden.gov.se

Ms Berit Oscarsson
Head of Communications
Swedish Environmental Protection Agency
Information Secretariat
Valhallavägen 195
SE-106 48 Stockholm
Tel: + 46 8 698 13 61
www.swedishepa.se

Turkey
Mr Tuncay Demir
Head of Department of Environmental Inventory
General Directorate for EIA and Planning
Ministry of Environment and Forestry
Ankara
Tel: + 90 312 207 6391
Fax: + 90 312 207 6151
www.cedgm.gov.tr
Dr A.Çağatay Dikmen
Environment Agency Division
Ministry of Environment and Forestry
Ankara
Tel: + 90 312 207 6340
Fax: + 90 312 207 6151
www.cedgm.gov.tr
 
United Kingdom

Mr Mark Tollitt
Head of Planning and Performance - Communications Group
Department for Environment, Food
and Rural Affairs (Defra)
Nobel House, 17 Smith Square
SW1P 3JR London 
Tel: + 44 20 7238 6328
Fax: + 44 20 7238 5529
www.defra.gov.uk

MrTony McDougal
External Communications Adviser
Communications group
Dept. for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra)
Area 7C
Nobel House, 17 Smith Square
SW1P 3JR London 
Tel: +44 20 7238 6777
www.defra.gov.uk

Observers

IUCN
Ms Liza Drius
Communication Officer
European Union Representative Office
IUCN
64 Boulevard Louis Schmidt
1040 Brussels
Tel: +32 2 739 0318
Fax: +32 2 732 9499
www.iucn.org/europe
Nordic Council of Ministers
Mr Michael Funch
Senior Adviser
Nordic Council of Ministers
Ved Stranden 18
DK-1061 København K
Tel: +45 33 96 02 00
Fax:+45 33 96 02 02
www.norden.org
Switzerland
Mr Thomas Göttin
Head of Communications
Federal Office for the Environment
Federal Department of the Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications Papiermühlestrasse 172,
3063 Ittigen
Postal address:
BAFU
CH 3003 Bern
Tel: +41 (0)31 322 76 94
Fax: +41 (0)31 322 70 54
www.environment-switzerland.ch

Permanent observer

UNEP
James Morris
Communications/ Information
Brussels Liaison Office to the EU
Regional Office for Europe
United Nations Environment Programme
Rue Montover 14, 1000 Brussels, Belgium
Tel:+32 2 213 30 59
Fax:+ 32 2 213 30 51
www.unep.org
www.unbrussels.org

European Institutions

DG Environment

Mr Róbert Konrád
Head of Communications
Communication Unit 
DG Environment - European Commission 
Avenue de Beaulieu 1, 5/147 
1160 Brussels 
Tel: + 32 2 299 86 33
Fax: + 32 2 298 63 27
www.ec.europa.eu/environment

Ms Ewa Lindkvist
Information and Communication Assistant
Communication Unit
DG Environment - European Commission
BU-5 03/057
B-1049 Brussels
Tel: + 32 2 296 81 80
Fax: + 32 2 299 11 11
www.ec.europa.eu/environment

European Environment Agency

Ms Katja Rosenbohm
Communications
Head of Programme
Kongens Nytorv 6
1050 Copenhagen K
Denmark
Tel: +45 33 36 72 51
Fax :+45 33 36 71 99
www.eea.europa.eu

Secretariat of the EECN
New Secretariat to be appointed.
In the meantime, please contact Ewa Lindkvist.

last update: 12/12/2012