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CoR President's Cabinet

Contact

Tel: +32 2 282 2314
Email: president.cor@cor.europa.eu 
Address:
Rue Belliard 101, 1040 Brussels, Belgium


Aurel Trandafir - Head of Cabinet

Tel: +32 2 282 2323 / Aurel.Trandafir@cor.europa.eu

• Strategy, coordination, management
• EU Inter-institutional relations
• CoR's Conference of Presidents, Bureau meetings and plenary sessions
• Relations with the CoR's Political Groups and Secretariat-General
• Communication

 

 


Filippo Terruso - Member of Cabinet / Policy Advisor

Tel: +32 2 282 2291 / email: Filippo.Terruso@cor.europa.eu

• Supports the Head of Cabinet in CoR, Bureau and plenary sessions activities
• Inter-institutional relations
• Cooperation with National Parliaments and Subsidiarity Network
• Policy lead: CoR's CIVEX Commission
o External relations and cooperation, enlargement, neighbourhood policy
o Citizenship, fundamental rights, justice & home affairs
o CORLEAP & ARLEM
o Council of Europe
 

Jean-Paul Buffat - Member of Cabinet / Policy Advisor

Tel: +32 2 282 2256 / email: JeanPaul.Buffat@cor.europa.eu


• Support to the Head of Cabinet for the relations with the EU political movements
• Cabinet lead on CoR activities related to the Reflecting on Europe process
• Inter-institutional relations: European Council and the European Parliament
• Support to CIVEX commission related activities



Monika Kapturska - Member of Cabinet / Policy Advisor

Tel: +32 2 282 2579 / Monika.Kapturska@cor.europa.eu

• Relations with the European associations and national delegations
• Inter-institutional relations
• Policy lead: CoR's COTER Commission
o Structural funds & Multiannual Financial Framework
o Urban, housing & transport policy
• Policy lead: CoR's NAT Commission
o Rural development & common agricultural policy
o Fisheries & maritime policy
o Tourism
o Public health & consumer protection
 

Taina Tukiainen - Member of Cabinet / National Seconded Expert

Tel: +32 2 282 2303 / email: Taina.Tukiainen@cor.europa.eu
• Policy lead: CoR's SEDEC Commission
o Innovation, research & technology
o Digital agenda
o Youth, sport, education and culture
o Employment & social policy
• Europe 2020 strategy
• CoR studies
 
 
 

David French - Member of Cabinet

Tel: +32 2 282 2535 / email: David.French@cor.europa.eu

• Communication strategy and coordination
• Oversight of CoR publications
• Policy & communication lead: CoR's ENVE Commission
o Environmental & climate change policy
o Energy policy
o Space policy
• Communication lead: activities related to CoR's NAT & COTER Commissions

• Inter-institutional communication


Kathryn Owens - Member of Cabinet / Communication and Media Advisor

Tel: +32 2 282 2400 / email: Kathryn.Owens@cor.europa.eu
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• Communication lead: activities related to CoR's CIVEX, SEDEC, ECON Commissions
• Social media
• Oversight of CoR events
• Communication strategy & coordination
• Inter-institutional communication




Julien De Ridder - Member of Cabinet / Advisor to the First Vice-President

Tel: +32 2 282 2309 / Julien.DeRidder@cor.europa.eu

• Coordinates and supports the activities of the First Vice-President - Karl-Heinz Lambertz (PES/BE)
• Supports the work of the President's cabinet
• Relations with EU institutions, European associations & national delegations
• Support in CoR Conferences of Presidents, Bureau and plenary sessions activities
• Policy lead: CoR's Commission for Administrative and Financial Affairs (CAFA)


Boglarka Asztalos - Assistant

Tel: +32 2 282 2470 / email: Boglarka.Asztalos@cor.europa.eu

• Organisational and logistical support of the President's agenda
• Administrative support for internal and external meetings of the President and the cabinet members
• Financial authorisations and management of budget lines
• Coordination of request files, memos and briefings
• Ad-hoc support of work of Cabinet Members
 
 
 
 
 

Liz Thielen - Assistant

Tel: +32 2 282 2452 /email: Liz.Thielen@cor.europa.eu

• Support to the President and Head of Cabinet: Management of the agenda, support and follow-up of activities
• Policy support for ECON Commission
• Policy support for SEDEC Commission and Communications support
• Organisational and administrative support for internal and external meetings of the President and the cabinet members
• Support for office management and management of trainees
 
 
 

Laura Broich - Assistant

Tel: +32 2 282 2131 /email: Laura.Broich@cor.europa.eu

• Policy, organisational and logistical support of the First Vice-President's and President's activities
• Organisational and administrative support for internal and external meetings of the President and the cabinet members
• Coordination of request files, memos & briefings
• Support for office management and coordination of missions
• Ad-hoc support of work of Cabinet Members
 
 
 
 
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