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Rue de la Loi / Wetstraat 200
1049 Brussels
Gentiloni's cabinet
  • HEAD OF CABINET

    Marco Buti

    Responsibilities
    • Strategy and policy formation
    • International and inter-institutional relations and representation
    • Management of the Cabinet
    • Relations with the President's Cabinet and Executive Vice-Presidents' Cabinets
    • Senior personnel matters
  • DEPUTY HEAD OF CABINET

    Jakob Friis

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    Responsibilities
    • Coordination DG Economic and Financial Affairs (ECFIN)
    • Coordination with Executive Vice-President Dombrovskis' Cabinet
    • Management of support staff
    • Group of Interinstitutional Relations (GRI)

     

    Portfolio

    • Eurogroup coordination
    • Economic and Monetary Union
    • Coordination of SDGs
    • European Semester
    • Budgetary surveillance 

     

    Non-portfolio

    • Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion (EMPL)
    • Human Resources and Security (HR)
  • SENIOR EXPERT

    Marco Piantini

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    Responsibilities
    • Political strategy
    • Group for External Coordination – EXCO
    • Relations with Italian elected chambers and Government
    • Communication and Information Strategy 
    • Relations with European Parliament, European Economic and Social Committee, Committee of the Regions

     

    Portfolio

    • European Unemployment Benefit Scheme
    • Coordination of G7/G20 
    • Parliamentary questions and petitions

     

    Non-portfolio

    • Task Force for relations with the United Kingdom (UKTF)
    • Defence Industry and Space (DEFIS)
    • Inspire, Debate, Engage and Accelerate Action (I.D.E.A.)
    • European External Action Service (EEAS)
    • Rule of Law, Justice and Consumers (JUST)
    • Migration and Home Affairs (HOME)
    • Conference on the Future of Europe
  • MEMBER OF CABINET

    Maria Elena Scoppio

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    Responsibilities
    • Coordination DG Taxation and Customs Union (TAXUD) (with Erik Burckhardt)

     

    Portfolio

    • Direct and indirect taxation
    • VAT and excise duties
    • Digital taxation
    • Consolidated corporate tax base
    • Tax fraud / tax evasion / tax avoidance
    • Harmful tax regimes
    • Relations with OECD (on taxation issues)
    • Customs Union (with Petra Petan)

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    Non-portfolio

    • Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (GROW)
    • Communications Networks, Content and Technology (CNECT)
    • Competition policy (COMP)
    • European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF)
    • Infringements
  • MEMBER OF CABINET

    Aliénor Margerit

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    Responsibilities

    Portfolio

    • InvestEU
    • Sustainable Europe Investment Plan
    • Relations with EIB, EIF and EBRD
    • Energy taxation
    • Carbon border tax
    • Financial assistance and crisis management
    • Post-programme and enhanced surveillance
    • Relations with ESM
    • Macro Financial Assistance
    • Euro coin issues

     

    Non-portfolio

    • Climate Action (CLIMA)
    • Energy (ENER)
    • Environment (ENV)
    • Mobility and Transport (MOVE)
    • Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union (FISMA)
  • MEMBER OF CABINET AND COMMUNICATIONS ADVISER

    Simon O’Connor

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    Responsibilities

    Portfolio

    • Communication and information strategy
    • Media relations
    • Relations with IMF and IFI's
    • Economic forecasts

     

    Non-portfolio

    • International Cooperation and Development (DEVCO)
    • Trade (TRADE)
    • Communication and spokesperson's service (COMM and SPP)
  • MEMBER OF CABINET

    Angela D’Elia

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    Responsibilities
    • Coordination Eurostat (ESTAT)

     

    Portfolio

    • ECOFIN coordination
    • Eurostat issues
    • European Unemployment Benefit Scheme 
    • Stability and Growth Pact, 6-/2-pack review
    • Budgetary surveillance 
    • Relations with European Fiscal Board / national fiscal frameworks

     

    Non-portfolio

    • Agriculture and Rural Development (AGRI)
    • Health and Food Safety (SANTE)
    • Regional and Urban Policy (REGIO)
    • Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (MARE)
  • MEMBER OF CABINET

    Estelle Göger

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    Responsibilities

    Portfolio

    • Coordination of SDGs
    • Euro / ERM-II / relations with ECB
    • Macroeconomic imbalances
    • Coordination of G7/G20
    • Relations with OECD (economic issues)

     

    Non-portfolio

    • Budget and own resources / MFF (BUDG)
    • Structural Reform Support Service (SRSS)
    • European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations (NEAR)
    • European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO)
  • POLICY ASSISTANT

    Petra Petan

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    Responsibilities
    • Customs Union
    • Parliamentary questions and petitions (customs)
    • Relations with the European Court of Auditors and the Ombudsman
    • Internal Audit Service (IAS)
    • Better Regulation (Regulatory Scrutiny Board)
    • Customs Union (with M. E. Scoppio)
    • Coordination of SDGs (with J. Friis and E. Göger)
  • POLICY ASSISTANT

    Erik Burckhardt

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    Responsibilities
    • Taxation 
    • Infringements 
    • Parliamentary questions and petitions (taxation)
    • Relations with Italian elected chambers and Government
    • Support for media relations (Italian media)
    • Education, Youth, Sport and Culture (EAC)
    • Joint Research Centre (JRC)
    • Research and Innovation (RTD)
  • POLICY ASSISTANT IN THE OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER

    Elisa Rinelli

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    Responsibilities
    • Support to the Commissioner
    • Coordination of Commissioner's agenda
    • Commissioner's speeches and interventions
    • Social media, Website
    • Relations with Think-Tanks, Academics and civil society (visitors groups)
    • Gender equality
    • Informatics, Translation and Interpretation (DIGIT, DGT and SCIC)
  • ASSISTANT TO THE COMMISSIONER AND MARCO PIANTINI

    Manuela Giordano

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    Responsibilities
    • Support of the Commissioner and Marco Piantini                      
    • Internal coordination of notes and briefings for the Commissioner
    • Organisation of Commissioner’s meetings                           
    • Coordination of missions and protocol                                 
    • Commissioner’s correspondence                                         
  • ASSISTANT TO THE HEAD OF CABINET

    Antonella Pirami

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    Responsibilities
    • Support to the Head of Cabinet                                          
    • Coordination of Cabinet budget                                          
    • Coordination of Human Resources and Training                  
    • European Personnel Selection Office (EPSO)                        
  • ASSISTANT TO SIMON O’CONNOR AND ESTELLE GÖGER

    Susanna Laitinen

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    Responsibilities
    • Communication
    • Coordination of the G7/G20/IMF files
    • Basis Cross Cabinet request Manager
  • ASSISTANT TO MARIA ELENA SCOPPIO AND ALIÉNOR MARGERIT

    Sabina Bengtsson

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    Responsibilities
    • Management of notes and briefings with/from DG TAXUD
  • ASSISTANT TO JAKOB FRIIS AND ANGELA D’ELIA

    Isabelle Homans

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    Responsibilities
    • Coordination of the Eurogroup and ECOFIN files
    • Management of notes and briefings with/from DG ECFIN and ESTAT
    • Coordination of GRI file 
  • DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT OFFICER

    Francesco Calledda

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    Responsibilities
    • Coordination/Management of Greffe documents
    • Archives and document management
    • Access to documents
    • Code of Good Administrative Behaviour
    • Local Security Officer
    • Liaison Legal and Data Protection Officer
    • Coordination of IT resources
    • Business continuity
    • Coordination of GRI file 
    • EUCI SPOC