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Profile of registrant


Identification number in the register: 3978240953-79
Registration date: 13/01/09 09:56:14

The information on this organisation was last modified on 09/01/14 15:04:46
The date of the last annual update was 17/12/13 09:41:10

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: BUSINESSEUROPE
Legal status: aisbl (association internationale sans but lucratif)
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Markus Beyrer
Position: Director General

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Markus Beyrer
Position: Director General

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 168 Avenue Cortenbergh 
Brussels 1000
Telephone number: (+32) 2 2376511
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The objective of the Association is:

• To bring together national professional associations of European companies and employers, and to maintain and develop links of solidarity and cooperation between them;
• To study, encourage and propose any action which may contribute to the lasting development of companies in Europe;
• To identify appropriate means for promoting economic and social progress, and to strengthen Europe’s competitiveness;
• To participate, on the basis of a mandate given by the statutory bodies, in the dialogue between the social partners provided for in the Treaty establishing the European Community.

In the framework of realisation of this objective, the Association promotes the common professional interests of the firms represented by its members and disseminates their ideas, in particular in the economic, social, environmental, technical, scientific, fiscal, legal and external relations fields.

To this end, its task is to represent its member organisations as a whole, notably with regards to the institutions of the European Communities, and to act so that its member organisations coordinate their European policies.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • European
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 27
Complementary information: Activities of BUSINESSEUROPE and its staff can be consulted in our weekly publication 'Headlines'. Subscriptions can be obtained via our website.

Furthermore, all our letters, positions and publications are made publicly available on our website

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Christian FEUSTEL 20/11/14 18/11/15
Sofia Bournou 23/01/14 21/01/15
Jérôme CHAUVIN 24/01/14 22/01/15
Guido LOBRANO 22/01/14 31/01/15
Frederik Lange 11/09/14 09/09/15
Eleonora Catella 10/10/14 08/10/15
Cecilia Zappala 18/01/14 16/01/15
Jeroen Hardenbol 18/01/14 16/01/15
Ilias Konteas 22/01/14 20/01/15
Anna Constable 18/01/14 16/01/15
Pedro Dos Santos Oliveira 22/01/14 20/01/15
Maria Luisa Rodrigues Gradim Dos Santos 12/11/14 10/11/15
Alexandre AFFRE 09/12/14 04/12/15
Margarida Farias Alcobio Brandão Matias 19/12/14 17/12/15
Magdalena BOBER 31/01/14 29/01/15
James Watson 19/02/14 17/02/15
Maxime CERUTTI 26/02/14 24/02/15
Riccardo De Bosio 19/02/14 17/02/15
Cyril Morée 19/02/14 17/02/15
Joana Pinheiro de Magalhaes Carvalhais Valente 19/02/14 17/02/15
Markus J. BEYRER 20/11/14 18/11/15
Erik Menso Berggren 18/01/14 16/01/15


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

All topics that matter to European companies.

Detailed information on our priorities ('Key Issues' and 'Go for Growth') as well as all the BUSINESSEUROPE staff and their dossiers can be found on our website.

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Audiovisual and Media
  • Budget
  • Climate Action
  • Communication
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Culture
  • Customs
  • Development
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Education
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enlargement
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • External Relations
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Home Affairs
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology
  • Taxation
  • Trade
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Transport
  • Youth


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

For further information, please consult our website:

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 4000000  € - 4250000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 21,236 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

The grants received cover the final payment for the "BOSMIP 4" programme.

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.