Contact the team

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Rue de la Loi / Wetstraat 200
1049 Brussels
  • Head of Cabinet

    Peter Power

    Peter  Power
    Responsibilities
    • Strategy, management and coordination of the Cabinet
    • Hebdo
    • Personnel and administration
    • Political contacts
  • Deputy Head of Cabinet

    Elisabetta Siracusa

    Elisabetta  Siracusa
    Responsibilities

    Portfolio responsibilities:

    • Co-ordination Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), Markets policy
    • Group of Interinstitutional Relations (GRI)
    • Modernisation of Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)
    • Fruit and vegetables
    • Direct payments
    • College back-up

    Non-portfolio responsibilities:

    • Internal market
    • Future of Europe

    EU Member States: Italy, France

  • Senior Adviser and Communication Adviser

    Dermot Ryan

    Dermot  Ryan
    Responsibilities

    Portfolio responsibilities:

    • European Parliament (EP), Council
    • Communication (with Kevin Keary)
    • Relations with Health and food safety (SANCO), international sanitary issues, Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs), genetic resources
    • Discharge, Audit
    • Audit Progress Committee
    • Relations with European Court of Auditors
    • Relations with National Parliaments
    • European Investment Bank/FIs
    • Internal Audit Service

    Non portfolio responsibilities:

    • European Semester

    EU Member States: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg

  • Member

    Peter Wehrheim

    Peter Wehrheim
    Responsibilities

    Portfolio responsibilities:

    • Environment and Climate Change
    • Growth and jobs
    • Rural Development
    • Smart villages
    • Forestry

    Non- portfolio responsibilities:

    • Competition
    • Energy
    • Legal affairs (Legal Service, Ombudsman, Petitions)
    • European Court of Justice
    • European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF)
    • Migration and Justice and Home Affairs
    • Gender issues
    • Regional policy

    EU Member States: Germany, Austria, Poland, Bulgaria, Hungary

  • Member

    Cristina Rueda-Catry

    Cristina  Rueda-Catry
    Responsibilities

    Portfolio responsibilities:

    • Trade
    • Relations with International Organisations (OECD)
    • Budget - Multi-Annual Financial Framework
    • Geographical Indications, organics
    • Wine, spirits, olive oil and specialised crops

    Non-portfolio responsibilities:

    • Enlargement negotiations/Neighbourhood policy

    EU Member States: Belgium, Greece, Spain, Cyprus, Portugal

  • Member

    Tom Tynan

    Tom  Tynan
    Responsibilities

    Portfolio responsibilities:

    • Agricultural Markets (other than fruit and vegetables, wine, spirits, olive oil)
    • Research and Innovation
    • Stakeholders
    • Bio economy

    Non portfolio responsibilities:

    • Maritime Affairs & Fisheries
    • Enterprise
    • Research

    EU Member States: Denmark, Ireland, Netherlands, Finland, Sweden, United Kingdom

  • Member

    Kevin Keary

    Kevin Keary
    Responsibilities

    Portfolio responsibilities

    • Food chain
    • Generational renewal
    • Promotion
    • Communication (with DR)
    • Relations with other institutions (Committee of the Regions, ECSOC)
    • Outermost regions (POSEI)
    • Development, including SDGs
    • Relations with FAO

    Non-portfolio responsibilities

    • Employment and Social Affairs
    • Humanitarian aid
    • Human rights
    • Education, Culture, Youth and Citizenship
    • Trainees, Special Advisors
    • Digital Economy
    • State aid, infringement
    • Transport
    • Taxation/customs
    • Financial services
    • LSO (Local Security Officer)

    EU Member States: Czech republic, Slovenia, Slovakia, Croatia, Romania, Malta

  • Assistant to the Commissioner

    Bernie Kilcoyne

    Bernie Kilcoyne
  • Assistant to the Commissioner

    Claire Langton

    Claire Langton
  • Assistant to the Commissioner

    Sophie Dirven

    Sophie Dirven
  • Assistant to the Head of Cabinet

    Catriona Carmody

    Catriona Carmody
    Responsibilities
    • Coordination of Cabinet's Budget and Human Resources
  • Assistant to Elisabetta Siracusa and Dermot Ryan

    Stephanie Liard

  • Assistant to Peter Wehrheim and to Cristina Rueda-Catry

    Helle Mortensen

    Helle Mortensen
  • Assistant to Tom Tynan and Kevin Keary

    Pauline Rowan

    Pauline Rowan
  • Speech Writer

    Olof Gill

    Olof Gill
  • Archivist

    Eleni Valavani

    Eleni Valavani
  • Archivist

    Deborah Grassetti

    Deborah Grassetti
  • Trainee

    Patrick Lavelle

    Patrick Lavelle