The Director-General and his team

The Director-General and his team

International Cooperation and Development - DG DEVCO Director-General
Stefano Manservisi is the Director-General of DG DEVCO since May 2016.
International Cooperation and Development - the management team
The Director-General is supported directly by:

Assistants to the Director-General

  • Daniel Giorev
  • Diana Montero Melis

Unit for General Coordination and inter-institutional relations

  • Philippe Latriche

Unit for Communication and Transparency

  • Hannah Cole

Directorate for International cooperation and development policy (Dir. A)

  • Felix Fernandez-Shaw


The Director-General is seconded by two Deputy Director-Generals, who each lead specific units, taskforces and Directorates.

Deputy Director-General Marjeta Jager: responsible for Thematic directorates, Task Force Knowledge, Performance and Results and Resources (Dir. B, C, R)
Deputy Director-General Koen Doens: responsible for Geographic directorates (Dir. D, E, F, G)

Directorate for People and Peace (Dir. B)
  • Henriette Geiger

Directorate for Planet and Prosperity (Dir. C)

  • Carla Montesi

Directorate Resources (Dir. R)

  • Luc Bagur

Principal Advisor, Head of Task Force Knowledge, Performance and Results

  • Anders Henriksson

Directorate for EU-Africa Relations, East and Southern Africa (Dir. D)

  • Hans Stausboll

Directorate for West and Central Africa (Dir. E)

  • Didier Versé (acting)

Directorate for Asia, Central Asia, Middle East/Gulf and Pacific (Dir. F)

  • Pierre Amilhat

Directorate for Latin America and Caribbean (Dir. G)

  • Jolita Butkeviciene