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)
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
François PHILIPS
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

Nikola ZIKATANOV
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 Narcisa MANOJLOVIĆ
Ministry of Social Policy and Youth
  Declaration of interests
Olivera FIŠEKOVIĆ
Ministry of Labour and Pension Systems
Employers Davor MAJETIC
Croation 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 Andreas MYLONAS
Ministry of Labour,Welfare and Social Insurance
Orestis MESSIOS
Ministry of Labour and Social Insurance
  Declaration of interests
Employers

Lena PANAYIOTOU
Cyprus Employers and Industrialists Federation (OEB)

Curriculum vitae

Polyvios POLYVIOU
Cyprus Employers and Industrialists Federation (OEB)
Unions

Panikos ARGYRIDES

Cyrpus Workers Confederation
 

 
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
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 Rikke HARHOFF
Ministry of Employment
 
Lis WITSØ-LUND
Ministry of Employment
Employers Karen ROIY
Confederation of Danish Employers
  Declaration of interests
Berit TOFT FIHL
Confederation of Danish Employers (DA)
Unions Jan Kahr FREDERIKSEN
Confederation of Professionals in Denmark (FTF)
  Declaration of interests
Heidi RØNNE MØLLER
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)
Marika MERILAI
Estonian Traders Association
  Declaration of interests 
Unions Kalle KALDA
Confederation of Estonian Trade Unions (EAKL)
  Declaration of interests
Kadi ALATALU
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
Maija LYLY-YRJÄNÄINEN
Finnish Ministry of Employment and the Economy
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)
France (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
Government

Olivier TOCHE
Ministry of Social affairs, Health and Women's rights

Declaration of interests and CV

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

Emmanuel COUVREUR
French Democratic Federation of Labour (CFDT)

Declaration of interests and CV

RAFAEL NEDZYNSKI
General Confederation of Labour – Force Ouvrière (FGTA-FO)

Declaration of interests and CV

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

Marika HÖHN
Confederation of German Trade Unions (DGB)

  Declaration of interests

Ghazaleh NASSIBI
Confederation of German Trade Unions (DGB)

Declaration of interests and CV

Greece (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
Government

Despoina MICHAILIDOU
Ministry of Labour, Social Security and Social Solidarity

  

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 

Mariann GÉHER
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

Erzsébet HANTI
National Confederation of Hungarian Trade Unions (MSZOSZ)

  Declaration of interests

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

Brendan MCGINTY
Irish Business and Employers Confederation (IBEC)

Declaration of interests and CV

Eamonn MCCOY
Irish Business and Employers Confederation (IBEC)
Unions Sally Anne KINAHAN
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
ISFOL Istituto per lo sviluppo della formazione professionale dei lavoratori

Declaration of interests and CV

Pio CAROTENUTO  
Ministry of Labour and Social Policy

Declaration of interests
 

Employers

Stefania ROSSI
General Confederation of Italian Industry (Confindustria)

  Declaration of interests

Paola ASTORRI
General Confederation of Italian Industry (Confindustria)
Unions

Fausto DURANTE
General Confederation of Italian Workers (CGIL)

  Declaration of interests

Cinzia DEL RIO
Unione Italiana del Lavoro, UIL
Latvia (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
Government Ineta TĀRE
Ministry of Welfare
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

 
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    
Unions Kristina KRUPAVIČIENĖ
Lithuanian Trade Union 'Solidarumas' (LPS)
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 Fabio STUPICI
Entreprise des Postes et Télécommunications
Magalie LYSIAK
Business Federation Luxembourg (FEDIL)
Unions

Veronique EISCHEN
Independent Trade Union Confederation of Luxembourg (OGBL)

  Declaration of interests

Vincent JACQUET
Luxembourg Confederation of Christian Trade Unions (LCGB)
Malta (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
Government Roderick MIZZI
Department of Industrial and Employment Relations
Anthony AZZOPARDI
Department of Industrial and Employment Relations
Employers David CURMI
Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry
 
Unions    
Netherlands (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
Government Roel GANS
Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment

Martin BLOMSMA
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 interest and CV

Gerard VAN DER GRIND
Dutch Federation of Agriculture and Horticulture (LTO Nederland)
Unions Henk van der VELDEN
Federation Dutch Labour Movement (FNV)
 
Sonja BALJEU
National Federation of Christian Trade Unions CNV
Poland (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
Government

Jerzy CIECHAŃSKI
Ministry of Labour and Social Policy

Declaration of interests and CV

Joanna MACIEJEWSKA
Ministry of Labour and Social Policy
Employers

Anna KWIATKIEWICZ
Not Applicable

  Declaration of interests

 
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

Isilda FERNANDES
Ministry of Labour and Solidarity
Employers Marcelino PENA COSTA
Confederation of Trade and Services of Portugal - CCP
Antonio VERGUEIRO
Confederation of Portuguese Industry (CIP)
Unions

Armando FARIAS
General Confederation of Portuguese Workers (CGTP)

Declaration of interests and CV

Vitor COELHO
General Workers’ Union (UGT)
Romania (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
Government

Alexandru ALEXE
Ministry of Labour, Family and Social Protection

Declaration of interests and CV

Liana Ramona MOSTENESCU
Ministry of Labor, Family and Equal Opportunities

Declaration of interests

Employers Doru FRUNZULICĂ
General Union of Romanian Industrialists
Stefan RĂDEANU
General Union of Romanian Industrialists
Unions Adrian MARIN
Democratic Trade Union Confederation of Romania
Luminiţa VINTILĂ
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
 
Employers

Martin HOŠTÁK
National Union of Employers (RUZ)

  Declaration of interests 

 
Unions Erik MACÁK
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 Tatjana PAJNKIHAR
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 Pavel VRHOVEC
Association of Free Trade Unions of Slovenia (ZSSS) Declaration of interests
Maja KONJAR
Association of Free Trade Unions of Slovenia (ZSSS) Declaration of interests
Spain (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
Government

Paloma GARCÍA
Directorate General of Employment, Ministry of Employment and Social Security

Declaration of interests and CV

José Ignacio MARTÍN FERNÁNDEZ
Ministry of Employment and Social Security

Declaration of interests and CV

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

Ramón BAEZA SANJUAN
Federation of Workers' Commissions (CCOO)
Sweden (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
Government

Hannes KANTELIUS
Ministry of Employment

Declaration of interests and CV

Håkan NYMAN
Ministry of Health and Social Affairs

Declaration of interests and CV

Employers Sverker RUDEBERG
Confederation of Swedish Enterprise
Niklas BECKMAN
Confederation of Swedish Enterprise
Unions

Mats ESSEMYR
Swedish Confederation for Professional Employees (TCO)

Declaration of interests and CV

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

Ciaran DEVLIN
Department for Business Innovation and Skills (UK)

Declaration of interests

Shyamala BALENDRA
Department for Work and Pensions
Employers Neil CARBERRY
Confederation of British Industry (CBI)
Rob WALL
Confederation of British Industries (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
  Armindo SILVA
DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion

Raymond MAES
DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion

Declaration of interests and CV
 

  Philippe ROUX
DG Health and Consumers

Declaration of interests and CV

Hana HORKA
DG Health and Consumers
  Stefaan HERMANS
DG Research and Innovation
Philippe KERAUDREN
DG Research and Innovation

Declaration of interests and CV

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

Martin BLOMSMA
Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment

  Declaration of interests

 
EMPLOYERS GROUP

Magdalena BOBER
BusinessEurope

  Declaration of interests

 
UNIONS GROUP

Józef NIEMIEC
ETUC

  Declaration of interests

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
Martin BLOMSMA
Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment, Netherlands

Declaration of interests

 

Nadine WELTER
Ministère du travail et de l'emploi, Luxembourg

  Declaration of interests

Paul CULLEN
Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Ireland

Declaration of interests

 

RITA SKREBIŠKIENĖ
Ministry of Social Security and Labour, Lithuania 

  Declaration of interests

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

Coordinator
Magdalena BOBER
BusinessEurope

  Declaration of interests

 
Vladimíra DRBALOVÁ
Confederation of Industry of the Czech Republic (SPCR) Declaration of interests
Neil CARBERRY
Confederation of British Industry (CBI)
 

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

  Declaration of interests

UNIONS GROUP

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

  Declaration of interests

 

Coordinator
Józef NIEMIEC
ETUC

  Declaration of interests

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
Armindo SILVA
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 Laila WINDJU
Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO)
 
Unions Anthony KALLEVIG
Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions (LO Norway)