Governing Board

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Eurofound's Governing Board (previously known as Administrative Board) represents the social partners and national governments of all Member States, as well as the European Commission.

Austria (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
Government

Harald FUGGER
Federal Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Consumer Protection (BMASK)

Declaration of interests and CV

Petra PENCS
Federal Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Consumer Protection (BMASK)

Declaration of interests and CV

Employers

Katharina LINDNER
Federation of Austrian Industry (IV)

Declaration of Interest and CV

Heidrun MAIER-DE KRUIJFF
Austrian Association for Public and Social Economy (VÖWG)
Unions Dinah DJALINOUS-GLATZ
Austrian Federation of Trade Unions (ÖGB)

Declaration of interests and CV

Adi BUXBAUM
Austrian Federal Chamber of Labour

 

Belgium (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
Government

Michel DE GOLS
Federal Public Service Employment, Labour and Social Dialogue.

Declaration of interests and CV

Alain PIETTE
Federal Public Service Employment, Labour and Social Dialogue

Declaration of interests and CV

Employers Kris DE MEESTER
Federation of Enterprises in Belgium (FEB-VBO)

Roland WAEYAERT
Organisation for the Self-Employed and SMEs (UNIZO)

Declaration of interests and CV

Unions Herman FONCK
Christian Confederation of Trade Unions (ACV-CSC)
Declaration of interests
Caroline VERDOOT
General Federation of Belgian Labour (ABVV - FGTB)
Bulgaria (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
Government

Teodora TODOROVA
Ministry of Labour and Social Policy

 Declaration of interests

Iskren ANGELOV
Ministry of Labour and Social Policy
Employers

Dimiter BRANKOV
Bulgarian Industrial Association (BIA)

Declaration of Interests and CV

Theodor DECHEV
Bulgarian Industrial Capital Association (BICA)
Unions Ivan KOKALOV
Confederation of Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria (CITUB)
  Declaration of interests
Vesselin MITOV
Podkrepa Confederation of Labour

Declaration of interests and CV

Croatia (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
Government

Vatroslav SUBOTIĆ
Ministry of Labour and Pension System

Declaration of interest and CV

Narcisa MANOJLOVIĆ

Ministry of Social Policy and Youth

Employers

Bernard JAKELIĆ

Croatian Employers’ Association (CEA)

Declaration of interests and CV

Nenad SEIFERT
Croatian Employers' Association (HUP)
Declaration of interests
Unions

Marija HANŽEVAČKI
Independent Trade Unions of Croatia (NHS)

Declaration of interests and CV

Dijana SOBOTA
Union of Autonomous Trade Unions of Croatia

Declaration of interests and CV

Cyprus (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
Government

Marina IOANNOU-HASAPI
Ministry of Labour,Welfare and Social Insurance

Declaration of interests and CV

Orestis MESSIOS
Ministry of Labour and Social Insurance
Declaration of interests
Employers

Michael ANTONIOU
Cyprus Employers and Industrialists Federation (OEB)

Polyvios POLYVIOU
Cyprus Employers and Industrialists Federation (OEB)
Unions

Panikos ARGYRIDES

Cyprus Workers Confederation
 

Christos KARYDIS

Cyprus Workers Confederation - SEK

Czech Republic (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
Government Vlastimil VANA
Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs
  Declaration of interests

Matej GREGAREK
Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs

Declaration of interests

Employers

Vladimíra DRBALOVÁ
Confederation of Industry of the Czech Republic (SPCR)

Declaration of interests and CV

Pavla BRECKOVA
Association of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises and Crafts of the Czech Republic (AMSP CR)
Unions Lucie STUDNIČNÁ
Czech-Moravian Confederation of Trade Unions (CMKOS)
 

Tomas PAVELKA
Czech-Moravian Confederation of Trade Unions (CMKOS)

Declaration of interests and CV

Denmark (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
Government

Lone HENRIKSEN

Ministry of Employment
 

Andreas SOMMER MOLLER
Ministry of Employment
Employers

Dorthe ANDERSEN
Confederation of Danish Employers

Declaration of interests and CV

Steen MUNTZBERG
Confederation of Danish Employers (DA)
Unions Simone HEINECKE
Confederation of Professionals in Denmark (FTF)
 
Maria BJERRE
Danish Confederation of Trade Unions (LO)
Estonia (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
Government

Liina KALDMAE

Ministry of Social Affairs of Estonia
Declaration of interests and CV

Ester RÜNKLA
Ministry of Social Affairs of Estonia
Employers Eve PÄÄRENDSON
Estonian Employers´ Confederation (ETTK)
Raul EAMETS
University of Tartu
Unions Kalle KALDA
Confederation of Estonian Trade Unions (EAKL)
Declaration of interests
Hedi-Liis TOOME
Union of TV Journalists Estonian National Broadcasting
Finland (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
Government Antti NÄRHINEN
Ministry of Employment and the Economy
  Declaration of interests

Erno MÄHONEN
Finnish Ministry of Employment and the Economy
Declaration of interests and CV

Employers Jenni RUOKONEN
Confederation of Finnish Industries (EK)
Declaration of interests
Minna ETU-SEPPALA
Confederation of Finnish Industries (EK)
Unions

Juha ANTILA
Central Organisation of Finnish Trade Unions (SAK)

Declaration of interests

Leila KURKI
Finnish Confederation of Salaried Employees (STTK)

Declaration of Interest and CV

France (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
Government

Yves STRUILLOU
Ministry of Employment, profession training and social dialogue

 

Marie-Soline CHOMEL
Ministry of Labour, Labour Relations, Family, Solidarity and Urban Affairs

Declaration of interests

Employers

Emmanuel JAHAN
European Centre of Employers and Enterprises (CEEP) Air France Group

  Declaration of interests

 
Unions

Pierre-Gaël LOREAL
Federation - FNCB CFDT French Democratic Federation of Labour 

 

 
Germany (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
Government

Andreas HORST
Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (BMAS)

Declaration of interests and CV

Thomas KOVACS
Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (BMAS)
Employers

Lutz MÜHL
German Federation of Chemical Employers' Associations (BAVC)

Declaration of interests and CV

Renate HORNUNG-DRAUS
Confederation of German Employers' Associations (BDA)

Declaration of interests and CV

Unions

Thomas FISCHER
Confederation of German Trade Unions (DGB)

Declaration of interests and CV

 

Stefan GRAN
Confederation of German Trade Unions (DGB)

 

Greece (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
Government

Despoina MICHAILIDOU
Ministry of Labour, Social Security and Social Solidarity

Declaration of interests and CV

  

Ioannis KONSTANTAKOPOULOS
Ministry of Labour and Social Security
Employers IRINI BARDANI
Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV)
KATERINA DASKALAKI
Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV)
Unions

Panagiotis SYRIOPOULOS
Greek General Confederation of Labour (GSEE)

Declaration of interests and CV

Panagiotis KORDATOS
Greek General Confederation of Labour (GSEE)
Hungary (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
Government

Katalin KISSNÉ BENCZE
Ministry for National Economy

Declaration of interests 

Agnes CSICSELY
Ministry of Human Resources
Employers

Antal CSUPORT
National Association of Strategic and Public Utility Companies (STRATOS)

Declaration of interests and CV

Adrienn BALINT
Confederation of Hungarian Employers and Industrialists (MGYOSZ)

Declaration of interests

Unions

Melinda KELEMEN
Democratic League of Independent Trade Unions (LIGA)

Declaration of interests and CV

 András PÁSZTÓY

National Confederation of Hungarian Trade Unions (MSZOSZ)

Declaration of interests and CV

Ireland (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
Government

Paul CULLEN
Department of Jobs, Enterprise, and Innovation

Declaration of interests and CV

Mary O'SULLIVAN
Department of Social Protection

Declaration of interests and CV

 

Employers

Maeve McELWEE
Irish Business and Employers Confederation (IBEC)

Roisin BRADLEY
Irish Business and Employers Confederation (IBEC)
Unions Jack O'CONNOR
Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU)
Peter RIGNEY
Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU)
Italy (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
Government

Aviana BULGARELLI
National Institute for the Analysis of Public Policies 

Declaration of interests and CV

Carmen FERRAIOLO
Ministry of Labour and Social Policy
 

Employers

Stefania ROSSI
General Confederation of Italian Industry (Confindustria)

Declaration of interests

Paola ASTORRI
General Confederation of Italian Industry (Confindustria)
Unions

Rossella BENEDETTI
Italian Labour Union - UIL

CV

Andrea MONE
Italian Worker's Trade Unions Confederation - CISL
Latvia (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
Government

Ineta TĀRE
Ministry of Welfare

Declaration of interests

Ineta VJAKSE
Ministry of Welfare
Employers

Ilona KIUKUCANE
Employers' Confederation of Latvia (LDDK)

Declaration of interests and CV

Anita LICE
Employers' Confederation of Latvia (LDDK)
Unions

Ruta PORNIECE
Free Trade Union Confederation of Latvia (LBAS)

Declaration of interests and CV

Liene LIEKNA

Free Trade Union Confederation of Latvia

Lithuania (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
Government RITA SKREBIŠKIENĖ
Ministry of Social Security and Labour

Declaration of interests and CV

Evaldas BACEVIČIUS
Ministry of Social Security and Labour
Declaration of interests and CV 
Employers

Danukas ARLAUSKAS

Lithuanian Business Employer's Federation

Ruta DIDIKE

Association of Lithuanian Chambers of Commerce Industry and Crafts

Unions

Kristina KRUPAVIČIENĖ
Lithuanian Trade Union 'Solidarumas' (LPS)

Declaration of Interests

Danute ŠLIONSKIENĖ
Lithuanian Trade Union Confederation (LPSK)
Luxembourg (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
Government

Nadine WELTER
Ministère du travail et de l'emploi

Declaration of interests

Gary TUNSCH
Ministère du Travail et de l'Emploi
Employers Patricia HEMMEN
Business Federation Luxembourg (FEDIL)
Magalie LYSIAK
Business Federation Luxembourg (FEDIL)
Unions

Vincent JACQUET
Luxembourg Confederation of Christian Trade Unions (LCGB)

Veronique EISCHEN-BECKER
Luxembourg Confederation of Independent Trade Unions
Malta (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
Government Karen THEUMA
Department of Industrial and Employment Relations
Mark GRECH
Department of Industrial and Employment Relations
Employers Joe FARRUGIA
Malta Employers Association

Joan HABER
Malta Chamber of Small and Medium Enterprise

Unions

Joseph BUGEJA
General Workers' Union, UGT

Declaration of interests and CV

Colin GALEA
Forum of Maltese Unions

Netherlands (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
Government

Roel GANS
Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment

Declaration of Interests and CV

Dirk SCHEELE
Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment

Declaration of Interests and CV

Employers

Mario VAN MIERLO
Confederation of Netherlands Industry and Employers (VNO-NCW)

Declaration of interests and CV

 
Unions Jan KOUWENBERG
Federation Dutch Labour Movement (FNV)
 
 
Poland (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
Government

Jerzy CIECHAŃSKI
Ministry of Labour and Social Policy

Declaration of interests and CV

Urszula KARPIŃSKA
Ministry of Labour and Social Policy
Employers

Anna KWIATKIEWICZ
Polish Confederation Lewiatan

Declaration of interests and CV

Lukasz KOZLOWSKI

Employers of Poland

Unions

Bogdan OLSZEWSKI
Independent and Self-Governing Trade Union Solidarity (NSZZ Solidarnosc)

Declaration of interests

Piotr OSTROWSKI
All-Poland Alliance of Trade Unions (OPZZ)

Declaration of interests

Portugal (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
Government

Manuel ROXO
Ministry of Labour and Solidarity - Authority for Working Conditions

Declaration of interests and CV

 
Employers

Marcelino PENA COSTA
Confederation of Trade and Services of Portugal - CCP

Declaration of interests and CV

Luis HENRIQUE
Confederation of Portuguese Industry (CIP)
Unions

Carlos ALVES
General Workers’ Union (UGT)

Declaration of interests and CV

 
Romania (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
Government

Ioan Cristinel RAILEANU
Ministry of Labour, Family and Social Protection

Ioana DUMITRESU
Ministry of Labor, Family, Social Protection and Elderly

Employers Stefan VARFALVI
General Union of Romanian Industrialists
Stefan RĂDEANU
General Union of Romanian Industrialists
Unions Adrian MARIN
Democratic Trade Union Confederation of Romania
Cecilia GOSTIN
National Trade Union Confederation - Cartel ALFA
Slovakia (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
Government Silvia GREGORCOVA
Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Family
Declaration of interests

Jan GABURA

Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Family

Employers

Radovan MAXIN
Association of Employment Services (APSZ SR)

Martin HOŠTÁK

National Union of Employers (RUZ)

Declaration of interests 

Unions Miroslav HAJNOS
Confederation of Trade Unions of the Slovak Republic (KOZ SR)
 
Slovenia (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
Government Vladka KOMEL
Ministry of Labour, Family and Social Affairs
Declaration of interests and CV
 

Andraž BOBOVNIK
Ministry of Labour, Family and Social Affairs

Declaration of interests

Employers Maja SKORUPAN
Association of Employers of Slovenia (ZDS)

Igor ANTAUER
Association of Employers in Craft Activities and Small Business of Slovenia (ZDOPS)

Declaration of interests and CV

Unions

Maja KONJAR
Association of Free Trade Unions of Slovenia (ZSSS)

Declaration of interests and CV

Katja GORISEK
Association of Free Trade Unions of Slovenia (ZSSS)

Declaration of interests and CV

 

Spain (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
Government

Rosalia SERRANO VELASCO
Ministry of Employment and Social Security

 

Monica MOCHALES CUESTA
Ministry of Employment and Social Security

 

Employers

Miguel CANALES GUTIÉRREZ
Spanish Association of the Electrical Industry (UNESA)

Declaration of interests

Javier BLASCO DE LUNA
Asempleo

Declaration of interests

Unions

Antonia RAMOS YUSTE
General Union of Workers (UGT)

Declaration of interests

Fernando ROCHA
Federation of Workers' Commissions (CCOO)

Declaration of interests and CV

Sweden (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
Government

Hedvig FORSSELIUS
Ministry of Employment

Håkan NYMAN
Ministry of Health and Social Affairs

Declaration of interests and CV

Employers Patrik KARLSSON
Confederation of Swedish Enterprise
Niklas BECKMAN
Confederation of Swedish Enterprise
Unions

Mats ESSEMYR
Swedish Confederation for Professional Employees (TCO)

Declaration of interests and CV

Malin WREDER
Swedish Trade Union Confederation (LO-S)
United Kingdom (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
Government

Ciara LENOACH
Department for Business Innovation and Skills 

Declaration of interests and CV

 

Mansi KONAR

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
 

Employers Matthew PERCIVAL
Confederation of British Industry (CBI)

Fionnuala HORROCKS-BURNS

Confederation of British Industry (CBI)

Unions

Paul SELLERS
Trades Union Congress (TUC)

Declaration of interests and CV

Elena CRASTA
Trades Union Congress (TUC)
European Commission (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
 

Barbara KAUFFMANN
DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion

 

Raymond MAES
DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion

Declaration of interests and CV

  Wojciech KALAMARZ
DG Health and Food Safety
Juergen SCHEFTLEIN
DG Health and Food Safety
 

Elisabeth LIPIATOU
DG Research and Innovation

Philippe KERAUDREN
DG Research and Innovation

Coordinators (back to list of countries)
  COORDINATORS DEPUTY COORDINATORS
GOVERNMENT GROUP

Nadine WELTER
Ministry of Employment, Luxembourg
Declaration of interests

 
EMPLOYERS GROUP

Magdalena BOBER
BusinessEurope

Declaration of interests

 
UNIONS GROUP

Peter SCHERRER
ETUC

Aline HOFFMANN
European Trade Union Institute

Declaration of interests

Members of the Bureau (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
GOVERNMENT GROUP Vice Chairperson of the Governing Board
Aviana BULGARELLI
Ministry of Labour, Health and Social Policy, Italy
Declaration of interests and CV
 

Coordinator
Nadine WELTER
Ministry of Employment, Luxembourg

Declaration of interests

 

Antti NÄRHINEN 

Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment

Jerzy CIECHAŃSKI
Ministry of Labour and Social Policy

Declaration of interests and CV

 

RITA SKREBIŠKIENĖ
Ministry of Social Security and Labour, Lithuania 

Declaration of interests

EMPLOYERS GROUP Chairperson of the Governing Board
Stefania ROSSI
General Confederation of Italian Industry (Confindustria)
Declaration of interests
 

Coordinator
Magdalena BOBER
BusinessEurope

Declaration of interests

Dorthe ANDERSEN
Confederation of Danish Employers
Lutz MÜHL

German Federation of Chemical Employers' Associations (BAVC)

Declaration of interests

 

 
 

 

UNIONS GROUP

Vice Chairperson of the Governing Board
Herman FONCK
Christian Confederation of Trade Unions (ACV-CSC), Belgium

Declaration of interests

 

Coordinator
Peter SCHERRER
ETUC

 

Aline HOFFMANN
European Trade Union Institute

Declaration of interests

Ivan KOKALOV
Confederation of Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria (CITUB)

Declaration of interests

Melinda KELEMEN
Democratic League of Independent Trade Unions (LIGA), Hungary
 

Mats ESSEMYR
Swedish Confederation for Professional Employees (TCO) 

Declaration of interests

EUROPEAN COMMISSION

Vice-Chairperson of the Governing Board

Barbara KAUFFMANN
DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion

 

Raymond MAES
DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion

Declaration of interests and CV

 

 
Observers: EFTA representatives (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
Government Thorfrid HANSEN
Ministry of Labour, Norway
Anna SKARBERG
Ministry of Labour, Norway
Employers Rasmus Guldvik
Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO)
 
Unions Stein REEGARD
Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions (LO Norway)