Contact the team

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

    Bjoern Seibert

    Responsibilities
    • Strategic policy and Inter-institutional issues
    • Management of the Cabinet
    • Senior personnel matters
    • G7/G20
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  • Deputy Head of Cabinet

    Stéphanie Riso

    Responsibilities
    • Deputising for the Head of Cabinet
    • Cabinet Policy Coordination
    • Relations with the United Kingdom
    • Relations with Switzerland
    • Deepening the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU)
    • Multiannual Financial Framework
    • Chair of the Interinstitutional Relations Group

     

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  • Director of Coordination and Administration

    Jivka Petkova

    Responsibilities
    • Budget and Administration
    • Neighbourhood and Enlargement (backup)
    • Strategic Planning
    • Inter-institutional relations and the Joint Declaration (Presidency of the Council of the EU and European Council)
    • College administrative and finance coordination
    • Contact point for the Vice-President for Interinstitutional Relations and Foresight
    • Contact point for Commissioner Hahn
    • Relations with the Court of Auditors, OLAF
    • Relations with the Belgian authorities on EU related matters
    • Relations with the European Ombudsman
    Jivka Petkova
  • Executive Communication Adviser

    Jens-Alexander Flosdorff

    Responsibilities
    • Strategic Communication Matters
    • Personal Media activities of the President
    • Spokesperson’s Service / speeches of the President
    • Coherence of Commission’s messaging
    • Corporate Communication Steering Committee
    • Strategic Development of Social Media activities
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  • European Green Deal Adviser

    Kurt Vandenberghe

    Responsibilities
    • European Green Deal coordination 
    • Climate
    • Energy (supported by Olivier Smith)
    • Agriculture
    • Circular Economy
    • Transport
    • Health and Food Safety
    • Research and Innovation (with Anthony Whelan)
    • Contact point for the Executive Vice-President for the European Green Deal
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  • Digital Adviser

    Anthony Whelan

    Responsibilities
    • Digital Society and Economy
    • Digital Single Market
    • Internal Market
    • Research and Innovation (Back-up)
    • Competition
    • Contact point for the Executive Vice-President for Europe Fit for the Digital Age
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  • Trade Adviser

    Per Haugaard

    Responsibilities

    Trade

    • Taxation and customs
    • International partnerships
    • Crisis management
    • Accession to the European Convention on Human Rights
    • Contact point for the Executive Vice-President for An Economy that Works for People
    • Deputy to Sherpa G7, G20

     

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    • DIPLOMATIC ADVISER

      Fernando Andresen Guimaraes

      Responsibilities
      • Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP)
      • Defence Union and Space
      • EU-NATO cooperation
      • Neighbourhood and enlargement (with Jivka Petkova)
      • Africa Strategy
      • Relations with Turkey
      • Contact point for the High Representative/Vice-President for A Stronger Europe in the World
      • Chair of the Group for External Coordination
      Fernando Andresen Guimaraes
    • Skills and Social Adviser

      Maria-Luisa Cabral

      Responsibilities
      • European Pillar of Social Rights
      • Employment, skills and labour mobility
      • Social Dialogue
      • Equality
      • Dialogue with churches and religious associations or communities and with philosophical and non-confessional organisations
      • Citizenship and European democracy
      • Conference on the Future of Europe (with Brenda Furniere)

      • Contact point for the Vice-President for Promoting our European Way of Life
      • Tripartite Social Summit
      • Relations with the European Committee of the Regions and the European Economic and Social Committee (with Fernando Sampedro Marcos)
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    • Migration and Home Affairs Adviser

      Charmaine Hili

      Responsibilities
      • Migration
      • Home Affairs and Security Union
      • Rule of Law
      • Justice and Consumers
      • Infringements
      • Contact point for the Vice-President for Values and Transparency
      • Relations with the European Court of Justice
      • Relations with the Council of Europe - Venice Commission

       

       

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    • MEMBER OF CABINET ECONOMY, RECOVERY AND RESILIENCE

      Florentine Hopmeier

      Responsibilities
      • Recovery and Resilience Facility
      • European Semester Coordination
      • Cohesion and Reforms
      • Entrepreneurship and SMEs
      • Internal aspects of EU taxation
      • Relations with Eurostat
      • Relations with the European Fiscal Board
      • Relations with European Investment Bank (EIB), European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and other financial institutions
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    • POLICY COORDINATOR FOR HEAD OF CABINET

      Eva Schultz

      Responsibilities
      • Analytical support and briefings for the Head of Cabinet

      • Liaison with the services of the President (SG, LS, I.D.E.A., DG COMM)

      • Coordination of policy priorities and international relations (with Bjoern Seibert/Stephanie Riso and Jivka Petkova)

         

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    • Policy Coordinator: Environment, Oceans and Energy

      Olivier Smith

      Responsibilities
      • Environment and biodiversity
      • Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
      • Energy
      • Demography
      • Contact point for the Vice-President for Democracy and Demography
      Olivier Smith
    • Policy Coordinator: Foresight

      Nicole Dewandre

      Responsibilities
      • Foresight
      • Education, culture, youth and sport
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    • Policy Coordinator: Relations with the European Parliament

      Brenda Furniere

      Responsibilities
      • Relations with the European Parliament
      • Conference on the Future of Europe (with Luisa Cabral)
      • European Parliament’s Right of Initiative
      • Relations with national parliaments
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    • Policy Coordinator: Relations with the European Parliament

      Fernando Sampedro Marcos

      Responsibilities
      • Relations with European Parliament
      • Parliamentary questions
      • European Citizens’ Initiative
      • Relations with the European Committee of the Regions (with Luisa Cabral)
      • Relations with the European Economic and Social Committee (with Luisa Cabral)
      Fernando Sampedro
    • Policy Coordinator: Financial Services

      Valeria Miceli

      Responsibilities
      • Financial services
      • Banking Union and Capital Markets Union
      • Support to the Economic Adviser on Industrial Strategy
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    • Assistant to the President

      Alisa James

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    • Assistant to the President and to Bjoern Seibert

      Adrianna Gorska-Stukow

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    • Assistant to Bjoern Seibert

      Inare Semlali

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    • Assistant to Jivka Petkova and Jens-Alexander Flosdorff

      Corina Zieger

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    • Assistant to Stéphanie Riso

      Darja Van Berlaer

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    • Assistant to Kurt Vandenberghe and to Anthony Whelan

      Karen Saelens

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    • ASSISTANT TO PER HAUGAARD AND FERNANDO ANDRESEN GUIMARAES

      Stefan Smith

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    • ASSISTANT TO FLORENTINE HOPMEIER

      Marta Jalal

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    • Assistant to Maria-Luisa Cabral and to Charmaine Hili

      Raluca Belegan

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    • Archives - Document Management Officer

      Katerina Tcholakova

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    • Archives - Document Management Officer

      Susanne Horl

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    • Missions of the President

      Eric Demoulin

      Responsibilities

      Logistical support to the President

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