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Profile of registrant

WWF European Policy Programme

Identification number in the register: 1414929419-24
Registration date: 23/09/08 15:46:19

The information on this organisation was last modified on 09/09/14 14:20:07
The date of the last annual update was 09/09/14 14:20:07

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: WWF European Policy Programme
Acronym: WWF EPO
Legal status: AISBL
Website address:


Section: III - Non-governmental organisations
and more precisely: Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Anthony Long
Position: Director

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Anthony Long
Position: Director

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 168 avenue de Tervurenlaan 
P.O. box: 20
Brussels 1150
Telephone number: (+32) 2 743 88 00
Fax number: (+32) 2 743 88 19
Other contact information: WWF Headquarters :

WWF International
avenue du Mont Blanc
1196 Gland

Tel: +41 22 364 9111
Fax: +41 22 364 7850

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: WWF’s MISSION

WWF's ultimate goal is to stop the degradation of our planet, building a future in which humans live in harmony with nature, through:
• preserving genetic, species, and ecosystem diversity
• ensuring that the use of natural resources is sustainable both now and in the longer term, for the benefit of all life on Earth
• promoting action to reduce pollution and wasteful consumption to a minimum
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: 34
Complementary information: xx

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Tycho Vandermaesen 24/09/14 22/09/15
Andrea Kohl 06/02/14 04/02/15
Jason Anderson 07/02/14 05/02/15
Rebecca Humphries 21/11/14 19/11/15
Anthony Long 21/11/14 19/11/15
Sam VAN DEN PLAS 15/01/15 13/01/16
Eszter Hidas 21/11/14 19/11/15
Rita Maria LOPES SANTOS 24/09/14 22/09/15


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

Tony Long – Director
Andrea Kohl – Deputy Director
Jean Shearn – PA to the Director

Public Affairs:
Tycho Vandermaesen – Public Affairs Officer
Rebecca Humphries - Public Affairs Assistant

Dale Chadwick – Operations Director
Florence Mouné – Office Manager
Oriane Mokas – Secretary/Receptionist
Denis Portaels – IT administrator
Laurence Jacques – Finance & Admin Assistant

Communications and Media:
Alexandra Bennett – Communication Director
Stefania Campogianni – Media & Communications Officer
Audrey Gueudet – Press & Communications Officer, Climate and Energy
Florence Danthine - Communications Assistant
Alba Malaga Homs - Communications/Media Assistant

Climate and Energy:
Jason Anderson – Head of Unit
Sam Van den Plas – Climate & Energy Policy Officer
Imke Lübbeke – Senior Renewable Energy Policy Officer
Arianna Vitali – Policy Officer Energy Conservation
Adam White – Research Coordinator
Kaarina Kolle – Climate Assistant

Natural Resources:
Andreas Baumüller – Head of Unit
Anke Schulmeister – Senior Forest Policy Officer
Erik Gerritsen – Livewell Policy Officer
Rita Santos – Senior Marine & Fisheries Policy Officer
Eszter Hidas – Transparent Seas Policy Officer
Alberto Arroyo – Biodiversity Policy Advisor

EU Development and Finance:
Sally Nicholson – Manager EU Development Policy and Finance
Emilie Van der Henst – EU Funding Officer
Margherita Solca – Development and Finance Assistant

Green Economy:
Sebastien Godinot - Economist
Lise Devaux – Budget Reform Project Assistant

Global Climate Energy Initiative (Hosted Unit):
Stephan Singer – Head Global Energy Policy
Jean Philippe Denruyter – Manager, Renewable Energy
Evelyne Parca – Hub Administrator
Milan Kooijman – Climate Savers Coordinator

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

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Budget
  • Climate Action
  • Development
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enlargement
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • External Relations
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Food Safety
  • Foreign and Security Policy and Defence
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Public Health
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology
  • Taxation
  • Trade
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Transport


Total number of members that are natural persons: 3
Number of member organisations: 0
Member organisations (Number of members) :
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):

Complementary information:


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

Green G10:
Act for Europe:
European Habitats Forum:
Friends of Europe:
Concord: (associate member)

Financial data

Financial year: 07/2013 - 06/2014
Total budget: 4,336,650
of which public financing: 657,014
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants:
- from national sources: 0
- from local/regional sources: 0
financement public : 657,014
from other sources: 3,679,636
- donations: 884,874
- contributions from members: 2,794,762
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 600000  € - 700000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

The estimate has been made as follows:

20% of EPO staff time is administrative, financial, non-lobbying expenditure.

30% of EPO staff time supports WWF information dissemination to the WWF European and global network.

25% of EPO staff time on background research, data collection, commissioning reports.

10% of EPO staff time on fundraising, contacts with non-EU organisations eg business and industry organisations.

15% of EPO staff time directly attributable to interest representation with EU institutions.

Code of conduct

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