Contact the team

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European Commission
Rue de la Loi / Wetstraat 200
1049 Brussels
  • Head of cabinet

    Lora Borissova

    Responsibilities

    Portfolio responsibilities:

    • Strategy and management of the Cabinet
    • Overall coordination of digital policies and Digital Single Market
    • Relations to Vice-Presidents
    • Relations with Project teams
    • Relations with Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology (DG CONNECT) and Directorate General for Informatics (DIGIT)

    Non-portfolio responsibilities:

    • Human Resources and Administration issues
    • Senior management issues
    • External relations (EEAS - European External Action Service)
    • Group of Commissioners in the external area (CGEA)
  • Deputy Head of Cabinet

    Carl Buhr

    Responsibilities

    Portfolio responsibilities:

    • Relations with Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology (DG CONNECT) and Directorate General for Informatics (DIGIT) – Preparation Jour Fixe
    • Research, Science and Innovation
    • Cybersecurity
    • Privacy
    • Free Flow of Data
    • Data economy
    • e-Government
    • Inter-institutional relations group (GRI)

    Non-portfolio responsibilities:

    • Internal market, industry, entrepreneurship and SMEs
    • Competition
    • Research

    Countries:

    • Germany, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Greece
  • Expert

    Eric Peters

    Responsibilities

    Portfolio responsibilities:

    • Digital Single Market / Digitising European Industry
    • E-commerce
    • Online platforms including removal of illegal content
    • Cultural policies and creative industries including Media programme
    • Telecom
    • Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC) and National Regulatory Authorities
    • Internet governance
    • Competition
    • Management team meetings of  Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology (DG CONNECT)

    Non-portfolio responsibilities:

    • Brexit
    • Trade Policy
    • Environment and climate change
    • Defense and security
    • Consumer protection

    Countries:

    • France, United Kingdom, Ireland, Croatia
  • Member of cabinet / Communication Adviser

    Irina Alexieva

    Responsibilities

    Portfolio responsibilities:

    • Strategic communication planning
    • Spokesperson Service relations
    • Media relations
    • Stakeholders relations
    • Euronews
    • Euranet

    Non-portfolio responsibilities:

    • Migration, justice, home affairs and citizenship
    • Citizens' rights and dialogue/civil society relations
    • Training skills and competences

    Countries:

    • Bulgaria, Austria, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia
  • Member of Cabinet

    Alina Ujupan

    Responsibilities

    Portfolio responsibilities:

    • Broadband Policy
    • Broadband Fund and Horizon 2020
    • Growth Agenda (relations with Project Team Growth)
    • Financial Resources, MFF, CEF, EFSI, Connecting Europe
    • 5G Action Plan
    • Smart cities/Mobility
    • European Semester European Semester, EDPR and DESI
    • Infringements
    • Court of Auditors
    • Better regulation and rule of law

    Non-portfolio responsibilities:

    • Budget, investment and cohesion policy
    • Economic and financial matters
    • Taxation and capital markets
    • Agriculture and Rural development
    • Fisheries
    • Transport
    • Energy
    • European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF)

    Countries:

    • Hungary, Poland, Romania, Finland, Sweden
  • Member of Cabinet

    Manuel Mateo

    Responsibilities

    Portfolio responsibilities:

    • Relations with the Council and the European Council
    • EuroHPC
    • E-health and digital social platforms
    • Digital Skills, including code week 
    • Audio-Visual and Media Services Directive
    • Copyright
    • Wifi4EU
    • Fake news

    Non-portfolio responsibilities:

    • Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility
    • Education, Youth and Sport
    • Health and food

    Countries:

    • Spain, Portugal, Italy, Malta, Cyprus
  • Member of Cabinet

    Andrea Almeida Cordero

    Responsibilities

    Portfolio responsibilities:

    • Relations with the European Parliament
    • Overall assessment and support in policy and communication strategy

    Non-portfolio responsibilities:

    • Gender equality
    • External Relations
    • Neighbourhood
    • Enlargement
    • Development
    • Charter of fundamental rights

    Countries:

    • Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands
  • Assistant to the head of cabinet

    Dorina Byanova

  • Assistant to the Deputy Head of Cabinet

    Lisete Quental

  • Assistant to Eric Peters and Andrea Almeida Cordero

    Sandy Veloso

  • Assistant to Irina Alexieva

    Blaga Evtimova

  • Assistant to Alina Ujupan and Manuel Mateo

    Patricia Speybrouck

  • Policy assistant

    Alexander Stanchev

  • Archives

    Radmila Nedeva

    Responsibilities

    • DMO, Archives and document management
    • Publications
    • Access to documents (c.f. Code of Good Administrative Behaviour)
    • Attribution and follow-up of ISC, RSCC, Greffe, Decide, Petitions, Ombudsman