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  • Head of Cabinet

    Fabrizia Panzetti

    Fabrizia Panzetti

    Responsibilities

    • Overall strategic coordination of policies and management of the cabinet
    • Institutional Relations
    • European Council
    • Committee of Permanent Representatives (COREPER)
    • Commissioners Group on External Action (CGEA)
    • EU Special Representatives (EUSRs)
    • Relations with Italy, France, Poland, Slovakia
  • Deputy Head of Cabinet

    Oliver Rentschler

    Oliver Rentschler

    Responsibilities

    • Deputising for the Head of Cabinet
    • Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) and Council preparations
    • Political and Security Committee (PSC)
    • G-7
    • Defence and Military matters
    • EU Intelligence and Situation Centre (EU INTCEN)
    • Wider Middle East (incl. Egypt), Iran and Gulf
    • Group of Interinstitutional Relations (GRI) (titulaire)
    • Relations with Germany, Austria, Hungary, Czech Republic
  • Economic Adviser

    Arianna Vannini

    Arianna Vannini

    Responsibilities

    • Administration and Finance
    • Human Resources
    • G-20
    • European Economic Area (EEA)/Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway
    • Switzerland, Andorra, San Marino, Monaco
    • Vatican
    • Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
    • Euro and Financial Stability
    • Competition
    • Infringements
    • Digital Single Market, Digital Economy and Society
  • Member

    Michael Curtis

    Michael Curtis

    Responsibilities

    • North America (US/Canada)
    • North Africa
    • Service for Foreign Policy Instruments (FPI)
    • Disarmament - non-proliferation
    • Sanctions policy
    • Humanitarian affairs and civil protection
    • Social policy/Dialogue and Employment
    • Organization for Islamic Cooperation (OIC)
    • League of Arab States (LAS)
    • Union for Mediterranean (UfM)
    • EU Situation Room
    • Relations with the United Kingdom, Ireland
  • Expert

    Felix Fernandez-Shaw

    Felix Fernandez-Shaw

    Responsibilities

    • Sub-Saharan Africa
    • African Union (AU)
    • African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACPs)
    • Development policy
    • Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
    • Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) (coordinator)
    • Climate and Environment
    • Relations with Spain, Portugal
  • Member

    Kristīne Stepa

    Kristine Stepa

    Responsibilities

    • Trade policy
    • Arctic policy
    • European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) (coordinator)
    • Regional policy
    • Committee of the Regions (CoR)
    • Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) (support to the DHoC)
    • Political and Security Committee (PSC) (support to the DHoC)
    • Relations with Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia
  • Member

    Jani Taivalantti

    Jani Taivalantti

    Responsibilities

    • Russia
    • Neighbourhood/East
    • Eastern Partnership (EaP)
    • Central Asia
    • Energy Union
    • Security policy: Counter-terrorism (external dimension) / Cyber, Space, Maritime, and CBRN  
    • Integrated approach to conflict and crisis
    • Stabilisation and Mediation
    • Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)
    • Group of Interinstitutional Relations (GRI) (substitute)
    • Relations with Finland, Sweden, Denmark
  • Member

    Igor Driesmans

    Igor Driesmans

    Responsibilities

    • Asia and Pacific
    • Commissioners Group on External Action (CGEA) (coordination)
    • Cultural diplomacy
    • Transport
    • Fisheries
    • Relations with Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg
  • Member

    Giulio Di Blasi

    Giulio di Blasi

    Responsibilities

    • Migration and Asylum
    • Relations with NGOs and Civil Society, UNHCR and IOM
    • Human Rights and Democracy
    • Electoral Observation Missions
    • Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights
    • Project Team Partnership Framework (coordinator)
    • Ombudsman
    • European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
    • Relations with Romania, Bulgaria, Malta
  • Member

    Anna Vezyroglou

    Anna Vezyroglou

    Responsibilities

    • Western Balkans
    • Turkey
    • Enlargement negotiations
    • EEAS Budget
    • OLAF
    • Court of Auditors
    • Audit
    • Agriculture
    • Relations with Greece, Slovenia, Croatia, Cyprus
  • Member

    Enrico Petrocelli

    Enrico Petroceli

    Responsibilities

    • Latin America and Caribbean
    • Relations with European Parliament
    • Multilateral Relations, UN
    • EU Global Strategy implementation (coordination)
    • Relations with Think Tanks and Academia (Global Strategy issues)
    • Communication correspondent
    • Relations with Italy
  • Personal assistant to the HR/VP

    Simona Nalin

    Simona Nalin

    Responsibilities

    • Agenda
    • Protocol
  • Assistant to the HR/VP

    Manuela Giordano

    Manuela Giordano
  • Assistant to the HR/VP

    Elizabeth Ann Byrne

    Elizabeth Ann Byrne
  • Logistics Assistant to the HR/VP

    Eric Demoulin

    Eric Demoulin

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  • Logistics Assistant to the HR/VP

    Sonia Azzopardi

    Sonia Azzopardi

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  • Assistant to Fabrizia Panzetti

    Giulia Matticari

    Giulia Matticari

    Responsibilities

    • Policy assistant
    • Cabinet administration and finance coordination
  • Assistant to Fabrizia Panzetti

    Adrianna Gorska-Stukow

    Adrianna Gorska-Stukow
  • Assistant to Oliver Rentschler

    Benoît Dethiège

  • Assistant to Adrianna Vannini and Anna Vezyroglou

    Darja Van Berlaer

    Darja Van Berlaer
  • Assistant to Michael Curtis and Felix Fernandez-Shaw

    Tamara Mandras

    Tamara Mandras
  • Assistant to Kristīne Stepa and Jani Taivalantti

    Kristina Vlondis

  • Assistant to Igor Driesmans and Giulio Di Blasi

    Valentina Maronese

    Valentina Maronese
  • Archivist/DMO

    Maria Di Nunzio

  • Archivist/DMO

    Sónia Silva Capitão

    Sonia Silva Capitao
  • Lead EEAS Spokesperson

    Catherine Ray

    Catherine Ray

    Responsibilities

    Spokesperson leading communication on:

    • Southern Neighbourhood (Maghreb/Mashreq/GCC)
    • Africa
    • Migration partnerships
    • Iran
    • Security policy and conflict prevention (incl CT)
    • Americas: US, Canada, Latin America
    • CSDP missions and operation in the covered regions
    • Development policy
  • EEAS Spokesperson

    Maja Kocijancic

    Maja Kocijancic

    Responsibilities

    Spokesperson leading communication on:

    • Europe (non-EU, Western Balkans, Turkey)
    • Russia, Eastern Partnership, Central Asia, Afghanistan
    • MEPP
    • Asia and Pacific (incl ASEAN)
    • Neighbourhood policy and Enlargement negotiations
    • Horizontal and multilateral issues, relations with UN
    • CSDP in general, relations with NATO
    • EEAS and FPI (as service)
  • Press assistant to Catherine Ray

    Claire Struss

    Claire Struss
  • EEAS Press Officer

    Lauranne Devillé

    Lauranne Devillé

    Responsibilities

    In charge of press work and coordination of public messaging / LTTs in following areas:

    • Southern Neighbourhood (Maghreb/Mashreq/GCC);
    • MEPP
    • Iran
    • CSDP: missions and operations in the geographical regions/countries of competence.
  • EEAS Press Officer

    Adam Kaznowski

     Adam Kaznowski

    Responsibilities

    In charge of press work and coordination of public messaging / LTTs in following areas:

    • Russia, Eastern Partnership, Central Asia
    • Europe (non-EU)
    • Transatlantic relations (US, Canada)
    • Asia and Pacific (incl ASEAN)
    • Multilateral fora (G7, G20, OSCE)
    • EEAS and FPI (as service)
    • CSDP: missions and operations in the region
  • EEAS Press Officer

    Esther Osorio

    Esther Osorio

    Responsibilities

    In charge of press work and coordination of public messaging / LTTs in following areas:

    • External aspects of migration
    • CSDP in general, missions and operations, relations with NATO
    • Security policy and conflict prevention (including Counter-Terrorism)
    • Global Strategy
    • Human rights
    • Multilateral issues (relations with the UN)
  • Press Officer for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management / EEAS Office

    Daniel Puglisi

    Daniel Puglisi

    Responsibilities

    In charge of press work and coordination of public messaging / LTTs in following areas:

    • Africa
    • CSDP: missions and operations in the geographical regions/countries of competence
    • Humanitarian affairs
    • Crisis management
  • Press Officer for International Cooperation and Development / EEAS

    Christina Wunder

    Christina Wunder

    Responsibilities

    In charge of press work and coordination of public messaging / LTTs in following areas:

    • Latin America and Caribbean
    • Development
  • Press Officer for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations/ EEAS

    Alceo Smerilli

    Alceo Smerilli

    Responsibilities

    In charge of press work and coordination of public messaging / LTTs in following areas:

    • Western Balkans
    • Turkey
    • CSDP: missions and operations in the geographical regions/countries of competence
    • Neighbourhood policy
    • Enlargement process