This is a pilot project, the purpose of which is to enable users to identify
appropriate contact persons. This is reflected both in the content and
the presentation of the Directory, which is based on an existing reference
tool, widely used by staff within the Institution.
While it is an internal working tool, the administration of the Commission
has decided to make its Directory available to the general public as one
of the many measures being taken to increase transparency and bring the
Commission closer to the citizens.
You will see that much of the information is displayed in a mixture of
the internal working languages of the Institution (English, French and
Those users seeking full EU multilingual facilities covering information
concerning staff of all EU Institutions (including the Commission) in
managerial positions only should refer to IDEA - The Electronic Directory of the European Institutions, provided by the The Office for Official Publications of the European Communities.
At present, the Commission Directory contains a brief job title describing
the function of each member of staff. The Commission is currently reviewing
these job titles where appropriate in order to make them more meaningful
for members of the public. The new job titles will be progressively made
available on this Directory.