Environment

Ministerial Representatives

In this section you can find the contact details of the European Commission, the EMAS Helpdesk and the EMAS Clubs, as well as the contact information of the Competent Bodies, the Ministerial Representatives and the Accreditation and Licensing Bodies per country. Please note that these institutions have different competencies. Please direct your questions concerning…

… the registration process of EMAS to the Competent Body in your country

… EMAS policy to the Ministerial Representatives in your country

… environmental verifiers to the Accreditation and Licensing Body in your country.

Austria

Belgium

Bulgaria

Croatia

Cyprus

Czech-Republic

Denmark

Estonia

Finland

France

Germany

Greece

Hungary

Ireland

Italy

Latvia

Lithuania

Luxembourg

Malta

The Netherlands

Poland

Portugal

Romania

Slovakia

Slovenia

Spain

Sweden

EEA countries, non-voting members and other countries

Efta

Iceland

Norway

Switzerland

Turkey

Country Contact details

Official Representative :

Mrs. Monika PESCHL

Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management
Division V/7 – Environmental protection at company level and technology
Tel.: +43 1 71100 611638
E-mail: monika.peschl@lebensministerium.at

Expert(s)

Michael OSTERAUER
Federal Ministry of Economy, Family and Youth
1011 Wien, Stubenring 1
Tel.: +43 (0)1 711 00 - 8307
E-Fax: +43 (0)1 711 00 - 93 8307
Fax: +43 (0)1 711 00 1 8308
E-mail : michael.osterauer@bmwfj.gv.at

Région flamande
Environment, Nature & Energy Department
Environmental Licences Division
Koning Albert II-laan 20 bus 8
1000 Brussels
Mme Anne Van Riet
Tel.: +32 2 553 85 18
Fax: +32 2 553 79 95
E-mail: anne.vanriet@vlaanderen.be

Région de Bruxelles-Capitale
Jean-François DOAT
Institut Bruxellois pour la Gestion de l'Environnement
Direction Logistic
Havenlaan 86C box 3000
B-1000 Brussel BRUXELLES
Tel. : +32 27757582
Fax : +32 27757798
E-mail : jfdoat@environnement.irisnet.be

Région wallonne
Mme Caroline Dandois
Service Public de Wallonie
SPW Agriculture, Ressources Naturelles et Environnement
Avenue Prince de Liège, 15
B-5100 Jambes
Tel. : +32 81 335134
E-mail : coordination.emas.dgo3@spw.wallonie.be
Website : http://environnement.wallonie.be/emas/

Compétences fédérales
Service public fédéral Santé publique, Sécurité de la Chaine alimentaire et Environnement
Claire PIENS
DG Environnement
Affaires Multilatérales et Stratégiques
Eurostation
Place Victor Horta, 40 / Bte 10
B 1060 Saint-Gilles
Tel. +32 25249512
E-mail : claire.piens@environnement.belgique.be

Federal Agency for Nuclear Control
Department Regulation, International Affairs & Development
Luc BAEKELANDT
Agence Fédérale de Contrôle Nucléaire
Rue Ravenstein 36
B - 1000 BRUXELLES

Tel. : +32(0)22892107
Fax : +32(0)22892109
E-mail : luc.baekelandt@fanc.fgov.be

Official Representative :

Nadejda HRISTOVA
Chief expert
EA, EIA and Pollution Prevention
Ministry of Environment and Water - Bulgaria
Sofia 1000
22, Maria Louisa blv.
Bulgaria
Tel.: +359 2 940 6358
Fax: +359 2 981 3201
E-mail : n.hristova@moew.government.bg

Blanka Grahovac Guberina
Senior advisor
Service for sustainable development
Radnička cesta 80/18
10000 Zagreb, CROATIA
Tel.: + 385 1 3717201
E-mail: blanka.grahovacguberina@mzoe.hr

Branka Pivčević Novak
Head of Service  for Sustainable Development
Ministry of Environmental and Nature Protection
Radnička cesta 80
10000 Zagreb, CROATIA 
Tel: +385 1 3717283
E-mail: branka.pivcevicnovak@mzoe.hr

Official Representative :

Natalia Georgiou-Tsiakalou
Environment Officer
Department of Environment
Ministry of Agriculture, Natural
Resources and Environment
1498 Nicosia, Cyprus
Tel.: 00357 22408923
Fax: 00357 22774945
E-mail: ngeorgiou@environment.moa.gov.cy

Irene Constantinou
E-mail : iconstantinou@environment.moa.gov.cy
Tel: +357 22 408 930

Official Representative :

Daniel Hájek
Odbor ekonomických a dobrovolných nástrojů / Department of Economic and Voluntary Instruments
Ministerstvo životního prostředí / Ministry of the Environment
Vršovická 65, Praha 10, 100 10
Česká republika / Czech Republic
E-mail: Daniel.Hajek@mzp.cz
Tel: +420-2-6712-2489, Fax: +420-2-6712-6489

Official Representative :

Ministry of Environmental and Food of Denmark
Slotsholmsgade 12
DK-1216 Copenhagen
Tel: +45 38 14 21 42
Website: mfvm.dk
E-mail: emas@mst.dk

Official Representative(s) :

Kristi Loit
Ministry of the Environment
Department of Environmental Management
Estonia
Narva mnt. 7A
15172 Tallinn
Ph: +372 5689 4704
E-mail: kristi.loit@envir.ee

Official Representative :

Mrs. Merja Saarnilehto
Senior Adviser
Ministry of the Environment
PO Box 35, FIN-00023, Finland
merja.saarnilehto@ym.fi
Gs. +358 400 232 763

Pirke SUOHEIMO
E-mail : Pirke.Suoheimo@ymparisto.fi

Official Representative :

Mme Priscille GHESQUIERE
Head of the Unit for Responsible consumption and production
Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy (MEDDE)
General Commison for Sustainable Development
Service for economy, evaluation and integration for sustainable development
Deputy Directorate for integration of sustainable development approaches by economic actors
E-mail:Priscille.Ghesquiere@developpement-durable.gouv.fr

Official Representative :

Annette Schmidt-Räntsch
Bundesministerium für Umwelt, Naturschutz und nukleare Sicherheit
Federal Ministry for the Environment
Referat G I 5 (nachhaltiges Wirtschaften, Wirtschaft, Innovation und Beschäftigung)
Stresemannstr. 128-130
10117 Berlin
Tel.: +49 30-18-305-2451
Fax: +49 30-18-10-305-2451
E-mail: annette.schmidt-raentsch@bmu.bund.de
Website: http://www.bmu.de/

Andreas Hirsch
Thüringer Ministerium für Umwelt, Energie und Naturschutz
Referat 41 Umweltpolitik, Fachministerkonferenzen
Beethovenstraße 3
D-99096 Erfurt
Tel.: +49 361 / 37 99-6 10
Fax: +49 361 / 37 99-9 50
E-mail : andreas.hirsch@tmuen.thueringen.de
Website: http://www.thueringen.de/th8/tmuen/

Expert(s) :
Christoph TÖPFER
Federal Environment Agency (UMWELTBUNDESAMT)
Fachgebiet I 1.4 (Environmental Economics and Social Issues)
Wörlitzer Platz 1
D-06844 Dessau-Roßlau
Germany
Tel.: +49 340 / 2103 2165
Fax: +49 340 / 2104 2165
E-mail : Christoph.Toepfer@uba.de
Website: https://www.umweltbundesamt.de/

Markus RACKE
DAU-Deutsche Akkreditierungs- und Zulassungsgesellschaft für Umweltgutachter mbH
Dr. Markus Racke
Dottendorfer Strasse 86
53129 Bonn
Tel.: + (0)228 28052-0
Fax: + (0)228 28052-28
E-mail: racke.markus@dau-bonn.de
Website: http://www.dau-bonn-gmbh.de/

Jakob FLECHTNER
Bereich Umwelt, Energie, Rohstoffe
Referatsleiter Europäische Umwelt- und Rohstoffpolitik
Deutscher Industrie- und Handelskammertag e. V. (DIHK)
Breite Straße 29
D-10178 Berlin
Tel: +49 30 / 20308 - 2204
Fax: +49 30 / 20308 - 2230
E-mail: flechtner.jakob@dihk.de
Website: http://www.emas-register.de/emas-register

Esther ZIPPEL
UGA - Umweltgutachterausschuss
Office - German EMAS Advisory Board
Bernburger Str. 30/31
D-10963 Berlin
Germany
Tel: +49 30 / 297732 - 30
Fax: +49 30 / 297732 - 39
E-mail: esther.zippel@uga.de
Website: www.uga.de, www.emas.de, www.wir-fuer-emas.de

Ministry of Environment and Energy
Directorate for Biodiversity Protection, Soil and Waste Management
Department of Environmental Certification
147, Patission Str., Athens 11251, Greece
Tel.: +30 210 8653878 / +30 210 8642445
Fax: +30 210 8645762

Dimitrios Meimaris
E-mail: d.meimaris@prv.ypeka.gr

Ms Gabriella Molnár-Füle
Ministry of Agriculture
State Secretariat for Environmental Affairs
Department of Environmental Technology and Remediation

Hungary
1051 Budapest
Apáczai csere János street 9.
Tel.: +36-1-795-3735
E-mail: gabriella.molnar-fule@am.gov.hu

Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment
29 – 31 Adelaide Road
Dublin, D02 X285
Website: https://www.dccae.gov.ie/en-ie/Pages/default.aspx
Bernie Kiely
E-mail: bernie.kiely@dccae.gov.ie
Tel: +353 (0)1 6782570

Official Representative :

Pietro Canepa
President
Comitato per l’Ecolabel e per l’Ecoaudit – Sezione EMAS Italia

Via V. Brancati, 48
00144 Roma
Tel: +39 06.5007.2434
Fax: +39 06.5007.2439
E-mail: ecocom@isprambiente.it

Vincenzo Parrini
Head of office  
ISPRA (Istituto Superiore per la Protezione e la Ricerca Ambientale)
Servizio Interdipartimentale per le Certificazioni Ambientali
Settore EMAS

Via V. Brancati, 48
00144 ROMA
Tel: + 39 06 5007 2835
Fax: + 39 06 5007 2078
E-mail: vincenzo.parrini@isprambiente.it

Expert :
Valeria Tropea
ISPRA (Istituto Superiore per la Protezione e la Ricerca Ambientale)
Servizio Interdipartimentale per le Certificazioni Ambientali
Settore EMAS  

Via V. Brancati, 48
00144 ROMA
Tel. + 390 6 50072285
Fax + 390 6 50072078
E-mail : valeria.tropea@isprambiente.it

Official Representative :

Ms Iveta Jegere
Head of Division for Environmental Screening
State Environment Bureau
23, Rupniecibas Str.
LV-Riga LV-1045
Tel: +371 67770818
Fax: +371 67321049
E-mail : iveta.jegere@vpvb.gov.lv

Official Representative :

Milda Račaitė
Environmental Protection Agency
Environmental Impact assesment and Polution Division
A. Juozapaviciaus str. 9
LT-09311 VILNIUS
E-mail : m.racaite@aaa.am.lt

Tel:+370 70662024
Fax: +370 70662000

Official Representative :

Georges BRANDENBURGER
Coordinateur Qualité

LE GOUVERNEMENT DU GRAND-DUCHÉ DE LUXEMBOURG
Ministère du Développement durable et des Infrastructures
Administration de l’Environnement
1, avenue du Rock'n'Roll
L-4361 Esch-sur-Alzette
Tél.: (+352) 40 56 56 - 618
www.emwelt.lu

Paul RASQUE
Ministère du Développement durable et des Infrastructures
Département de l’Environnement
4, Place de l’Europe
L - 1499 Luxembourg
Adresse postale
L - 2918 LUXEMBOURG

Tel.: +352 24786818
Fax: +352 400 410
E-mail : paul.rasque@mev.etat.lu

Official Representative :

Ing. Francis P. FARRUGIA
Standards & Metrology Institute
Mizzi House
National Road
Blata l-Bajda HMR 9010
MALTA
Tel  : +(356) 23952410
Fax: +(356) 21242406
E-mail: francis.p.farrugia@mccaa.org.mt
Web  : http://www.mccaa.org.mt

Official Representative :

Eric Ruwiel
Ministry for Infrastructure and the Environment
Sustainability Department
P.O. Box 20901
NL – 2500 EX THE HAGUE
The Netherlands

Tel.: +31/703391916

E-mail : eric.ruwiel@minienw.nl

Expert(s) :

Frans W. STUYT, Ir
SCCM
P.O. Box 13507
NL - 2501 EM THE HAGUE

Tel. : +31(0)703623981

E-mail : frans.stuyt@sccm.nl

Official Representative :

Malgorzata Stelmaszczyk (Wybacz)
Chief Specialist
Department of Environmental Management
Unit for envirnmental management systems and supervision of Institute for Environmental Protection - State Research Institute
Ministry of the Environment
Tel. +48 22 369 20 67
Mobile: +48 519 018 236
E-mail: malgorzata.stelmaszczyk@mos.gov.pl

Official Representative :

Maria Gorete Sampaio
Portuguese Environment Agency
Rua da Murgueira, 9/9A Zambujal
P - 2610-124 Amadora
Website: www.apambiente.pt / https://emas.apambiente.pt

Tel: +351 214 721 406
Fax: +351 214 719 074
E-mail: gorete.sampaio@apambiente.pt

Ministry of Environment and Water Management (MEWM)  is the national competent body for EMAS.
Ministry of Environment and Forest
Directorate of Pollution Control and Impact Assessment
Blvd Libertatii, no 12, Bucharest, postcode 040129
 
Contact person: Mrs. Felicia IOANA, counselor,  MEWM
Tel.: +4021 316 04 21
Fax: +4021 316 04 21
E-mail: felicia.ioana@mmediu.ro

Official Representative :

Ing. Magdaléna Veselá
Ministry of the Environment of the Slovak Republic
Directorate for Environmental Policy, EU and International Affairs
Department of Environmental Issues
Namestie Ľ. Štúra č. 1
81235 BRATISLAVA
SLOVAKIA
Tel. : +421 2/59562182
E-mail: magdalena.vesela@enviro.gov.sk

Official Representative :

Tatjana ORHINI VALJAVEC
Environmental Directorate
Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning
Dunajska cesta 47
SI – 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenija

T: +386 (0)1 478 7454
E: tatjana.orhini-valjavec@gov.si
W: www.mop.gov.si

GOVERNMENT COMPETENT BODY

Ministerio para la Transición Ecológica y el Reto Demográfico
Secretaría de Estado de Medio Ambiente
Dirección General de Calidad y Evaluación Ambiental
Plaza de San Juan de la Cruz s/n
ES-28071 Madrid (SPAIN)
Directora de Programa:
Ms. Gema de Esteban Curiel

Tel.: +34 91 5975539
E-mail : gesteban@miteco.es

Official Representative:

Environment Protection Agency (Swedish EPA)
Emma Håkansson
Tel.: +46 10 698 1394
E-mail: emma.hakansson@naturvardsverket.se

Daily activities:
Annemay Ek: Annemay.ek@naturvardsverket.se

Country Contact details

Strure Irberger
EFTA Secretariat Officer
74 rue de Trèves
B - 1040 BRUXELLES

Tel.:+32/22861867
Fax:+32/22861750

Truls Roar SØVDE
Chief engineer
Norwegian Accreditation
Skedsmogata 5
PB 155, Bedriftssenter
N – 2000 LILLESTRØM

Tel. : +47 64 84 86 00 / 911 21 461
Fax : ./.
E-mail: trs@akkreditert.no
abn@akkreditert.no

Ketil Ingebrigtsen
The Brønnøysund Register Centre
8910 Brønnøysund, Norway
E-mail: ketil.ingebrigtsen@brreg.no
Tel./Fax: 75007745/75007535

Einhild EVENSEN
The Brønnøysund Register Centre
8910 Brønnøysund, Norway
E-mail: eev@brreg.no
Tel./Fax: 75007852/75007535

Experts :

Nils Birkeland
Norwegian Accreditation
Fetveien. 99
N – 2007 KJELLER
Tel. :+47/64848600 /64848610 (direct)
Fax :+47/64848601
E-mail : nb@akkreditert.no

Mrs Tove Kristin Dokka
Accreditation Manager
Norwegian Accreditation
Skedsmogata 5
PB 155, Bedriftssenter
N – 2000 LILLESTRØM
Tel. : +47 957 51 309
E-mail: tkd@akkreditert.no

Josef KÄNZIG
Head section consumption and products
Federal Department of the Environment, Transport,
Energy and Communications (DETEC)
Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN)
Division Economics and Innovation
Papiermühlestrasse 172
CH-3063 Ittigen

Tel.:+41 584850570
Fax:+41 584630369
E-mail : josef.kaenzig@bafu.admin.ch

Salih YÜKSEL
Türk Akreditasyon Kurumu
Turkish Accreditation Agency
Sistem Akreditasyon Başkanlığı
System accreditation Dept
Tel   : +90 312 410 82 41
Fax : +90 312 419 87 00
E-mail :syuksel@turkak.org.tr

Tekin ALTUG
Türk Akreditasyon Kurumu
Turkish Accreditation Agency
Sistem Akreditasyon Başkanlığı
System accreditation Dept
Tel   : +90 312 410 82 42
Fax : +90 312 419 8700
E-mail : taltug@turkak.org.tr