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Rue de la Loi / Wetstraat 200
1049 Belgium
  • HEAD OF CABINET

    Hugo Sobral

    Responsibilities
    • Overall management of the Cabinet
    • Strategy and general coordination
    • Relations with the President’s Cabinet
    • Relations with the Secretariat General
    • Senior management issues
    • Institutional relations
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  • DEPUTY HEAD OF CABINET

    Marlene Rosemarie Madsen

    Responsibilities

    Portfolio

    • Deputising for the Head of Cabinet
    • Structural Reform Support
    • DG REFORM
    • Public administration
    • Cyprus Settlement Support
    • Brexit Adjustment Reserve
    • Northern Ireland Task Force
    • PEACE + Programme
    • Inter-institutional relations and the Group for Inter-institutional Relations (GRI)
    • Group for External Coordination (EXCO)
    • Commission Work Programme

     

    Non-portfolio

    • External relations
    • Trade
    • International partnerships
    • Financial services and Capital Markets Union
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  • CABINET EXPERT

    Francisco Barros Castro

    Responsibilities

    Portfolio

    • Cohesion and economic policy coordination/European Semester
    • Policy development and economic analysis
    • The Just Transition Fund/Mechanism

     

    Non-portfolio

    • Recovery and Resilience Facility
    • Economic and financial affairs
    • Employment, social affairs and inclusion
    • Sustainable Europe Investment Plan
    • InvestEU
    • Taxation
    • Relations with EIB and EIF
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  • MEMBER OF CABINET

    Wioletta Dunin-Majewska

    Responsibilities

    Portfolio

    • Cohesion and the European Green Deal
    • European Solidarity Fund
    • Outermost regions
    • European Week of Regions and Cities, Regio Stars
    • Transparency and access to documents
    • Relations with the Committee of the Regions
    • Relations with the European Economic and Social Committee
    • Relations with the EU Council's Economic and Social Committee

     

    Non-portfolio

    • Climate action and circular economy
    • Environment
    • Mobility and transport
    • Energy
    • Agriculture and rural development
    • Neighbourhood and enlargement
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  • MEMBER OF CABINET

    Carole Mancel-Blanchard

    Responsibilities

    Portfolio

    • Future of Cohesion policy: Common Provisions Regulation (CPR), European Regional Development Fund/Cohesion Fund (ERDF/CF)
    • Coronavirus Response Investment Initiative (CRII) and Coronavirus Response Investment Initiative Plus (CRII+)
    • Urban policy and territorial development
    • Legal affairs
    • State Aid
    • Relations with the Ombudsman

     

    Non-portfolio

    • Digital agenda
    • Rule of Law and Charter of Fundamental Rights
    • Demography
    • Competition
    • Implementation and enforcement of EU legislation, including infringements
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  • MEMBER OF CABINET

    Simeona Manova

    Responsibilities

    Portfolio

    • Regional and cohesion policy
    • Long-term EU budget (MFF)
    • Annual budget
    • Accountability for the budget
    • Simplification and performance
    • Annual assessment of accounts ("budget discharge")
    • Audit
    • New European Bauhuas
    • Relations with Court of Auditors
    • Relations with the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF)
    • Relations with the European Parliament

     

    Non-portfolio

    • Internal market
    • Industry, entrepreneurship and SMEs
    • Tourism
    • Defence
    • Customs
    • Foresight
    • Better regulation
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  • MEMBER OF CABINET

    Pedro Moia

    Responsibilities

    Portfolio

    • Regional and cohesion policy
    • Macro-regions, transnational, interregional and external cooperation
    • Interreg and cross-border cooperation, internal borders
    • Innovation and R&D
    • Effective implementation of cohesion policy
    • Evaluation

     

    Non-portfolio

    • Health and food safety
    • Maritime affairs and fisheries
    • Justice and consumers
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  • COMMUNICATION ADVISER

    Isabel Arriaga E Cunha

    Responsibilities
    • Personal Assistant of the Commissioner
    • Communication strategy, relations with the press
    • Supervision of the Commissioner's agenda
    • Communicating cohesion and reform
    • Relations with the Spokesperson's Service
    • Relations with the Portuguese speaking media
    • Commissioner's web presence
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  • POLICY ASSISTANT

    Marta Pilati

    Responsibilities

    Portfolio

    • Regional and cohesion policy
    • Cohesion report
    • Catching up regions
    • Administrative capacity building
    • Communicating Cohesion and Reform
    • Assisting the Communication Adviser
    • Relations with national parliaments

     

    Non-portfolio

    • Migration and home affairs
    • Crisis management
    • Conference on the Future of Europe
    • Education, youth, sport and culture
    • Relations with think tanks
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  • Intern

    Telmo Gaspar Simões

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  • ASSISTANT TO THE COMMISSIONER

    Rita Maria Castro Dias

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  • ASSISTANT TO THE COMMISSIONER

    Cristina Odete Martins Guerra

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  • ASSISTANT TO THE HEAD OF CABINET

    Mafalda Vasconcelos

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  • ASSISTANT TO THE DEPUTY HEAD OF CABINET AND TO WIOLETTA DUNIN-MAJEWSKA

    Styliani Contoudis

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  • ASSISTANT TO CAROLE MANCEL-BLANCHARD

    Laetitia Benali

  • ASSISTANT TO FRANCISCO BARROS CASTRO AND TO SIMEONA MANOVA

    Lidia Peixoto

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  • DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT OFFICER

    Marjaana Ojala

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  • DRIVER

    Januario Morais

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  • DRIVER

    Luis Sanchez Sanchez

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