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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: Harald Fugger
Petra PENCS
Federal Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Consumer Protection (BMASK)
Declaration of interests: Petra Pencs
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: Dinah Djalinous-Glatz
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: Michel De Gols
Alain PIETTE
Federal Public Service Employment, Labour and Social Dialogue
Employers Kris DE MEESTER
Federation of Enterprises in Belgium (FEB-VBO)
Roland WAEYAERT
Organisation for the Self-Employed and SMEs (UNIZO)
Declaration of interests: Roland Waeyaert
Unions Herman FONCK
Christian Confederation of Trade Unions (ACV-CSC)
Declaration of interests: Herman Fonck
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: Teodora Demireva
Iskren ANGELOV
Ministry of Labour and Social Policy
Employers Dimiter BRANKOV
Bulgarian Industrial Association (BIA)
Declaration of interests: Dimiter Brankov
Nikola ZIKATANOV
Bulgarian Industrial Capital Association (BICA)
Unions Ivan KOKALOV
Confederation of Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria (CITUB)
Declaration of interests: Ivan Kokalov
Vesselin MITOV
Podkrepa Confederation of Labour
Declaration of interests: Vesselin Mitov
Croatia (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
Government Narcisa MANOJLOVIĆ
Ministry of Social Policy and Youth
Declaration of interests: Narcisa Manojlović
Olivera FIŠEKOVIĆ
Ministry of Labour and Pension Systems
Employers Davor MAJETIC
Croation Employers’ Association (CEA)
Declaration of interests: Davor Majetic
Nenad SEIFERT
Croatian Employers' Association (HUP)
Declaration of interests: Nenad Seifert
Unions Marija HANŽEVAČKI
Independent Trade Unions of Croatia (NHS)
Declaration of interests: Marija Hanževački
Dijana SOBOTA
Union of Autonomous Trade Unions of Croatia
Cyprus (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
Government Andreas MYLONAS
Ministry of Labour and Social Insurance
Orestis MESSIOS
Ministry of Labour and Social Insurance
Declaration of interests: Orestis Messios
Employers Lena PANAYIOTOU
Cyprus Employers and Industrialists Federation (OEB)
Polyvios POLYVIOU
Cyprus Employers and Industrialists Federation (OEB)
Unions Nicos EPISTITHIOU
Cyprus Workers' Confederation (SEK)
Declaration of interests: Nicos Epistithiou
 
Czech Republic (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
Government Vlastimil VANA
Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs
Declaration of interests: Vlastimil Vana
Matej GREGAREK
Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs
Employers Vladimíra DRBALOVÁ
Confederation of Industry of the Czech Republic (SPCR)
Declaration of interests: Vladimíra DRBALOVÁ
Pavla BRECKOVA
Association of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises and Crafts of the Czech Republic (AMSP CR)
Unions  Tomas PAVELKA
Czech-Moravian Confederation of Trade Unions (CMKOS)
Denmark (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
Government Lone HENRIKSEN
Ministry of Employment
Declaration of interests: Lone Henriksen
Lis WITSØ-LUND
Ministry of Employment
Employers Karen ROIY
Confederation of Danish Employers
Declaration of interests: Karen Roiy
Berit TOFT FIHL
Confederation of Danish Employers (DA)
Unions Jan Kahr FREDERIKSEN
Confederation of Professionals in Denmark (FTF)
Declaration of interests: Jan Kahr Frederiksen
Heidi RØNNE MØLLER
Danish Confederation of Trade Unions (LO)
Estonia (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
Government Eva PÕLDIS
Ministry of Social Affairs of Estonia
Declaration of interests: Eva Põldis
Ester RÜNKLA
Ministry of Social Affairs of Estonia
Employers Eve PÄÄRENDSON
Estonian Employers´ Confederation (ETTK)
Marika MERILAI
Estonian Traders Association
Declaration of interests: Marika Merilai
Unions Kalle KALDA
Confederation of Estonian Trade Unions (EAKL)
Declaration of interests: Kalle Kalda
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: Antti Närhinen
Maija LYLY-YRJÄNÄINEN
Finnish Ministry of Employment and the Economy
Employers Jenni RUOKONEN
Confederation of Finnish Industries (EK)
Declaration of interests: Jenni Ruokonen
Minna ETU-SEPPALA
Confederation of Finnish Industries (EK)
Unions Juha ANTILA
Central Organisation of Finnish Trade Unions (SAK)
Leila KURKI
Finnish Confederation of Salaried Employees (STTK)
France (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
Government Valerie DELAHAYE-GUILLOCHEAU
Ministry of Labour, Labour Relations, Family, Solidarity and Urban Affairs
Marie-Soline CHOMEL
Ministry of Labour, Labour Relations, Family, Solidarity and Urban Affairs
Declaration of interests: Marie-Soline CHOMEL
Employers Emmanuel JAHAN
European Centre of Employers and Enterprises (CEEP) Air France Group
Declaration of interests: Emmanuel Jahan
 
Unions Emmanuel COUVREUR
French Democratic Federation of Labour (CFDT)
Declaration of interests: Emmanuel Couvreur
RAFAEL NEDZYNSKI
General Confederation of Labour – Force Ouvrière (FGTA-FO)
Declaration of interests: RAFAEL NEDZYNSKI
Germany (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
Government Andreas HORST
Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (BMAS)
Declaration of interests: Andreas Horst
Thomas KOVACS
Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (BMAS)
Employers Lutz MÜHL
German Federation of Chemical Employers' Associations (BAVC)
Declaration of interests: Lutz Mühl
Renate HORNUNG-DRAUS
Confederation of German Employers' Associations (BDA)
Unions Marika HÖHN
Confederation of German Trade Unions (DGB)
Declaration of interests: Marika Höhn
Ghazaleh NASSIBI
Confederation of German Trade Unions (DGB)
Greece (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
Government Stamatia PISIMISI
Ministry of Labour and Social Security
Declaration of interests: Stamatia Pisimisi
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)
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: Katalin Kissné Bencze
Mariann GÉHER
Ministry of Human Resources
Employers Antal CSUPORT
National Association of Strategic and Public Utility Companies (STRATOS)
Adrienn BALINT
Confederation of Hungarian Employers and Industrialists (MGYOSZ)
Declaration of interests: Adrienn Balint
Unions Melinda KELEMEN
Democratic League of Independent Trade Unions (LIGA)
Erzsébet HANTI
National Confederation of Hungarian Trade Unions (MSZOSZ)
Declaration of interests: Erzsébet Hanti
Ireland (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
Government Paul CULLEN
Department of Jobs, Enterprise, and Innovation
Declaration of interests: Paul Cullen
Mary O'SULLIVAN
Department of Social Protection
Employers Brendan MCGINTY
Irish Business and Employers Confederation (IBEC)
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
Carla ANTONUCCI
Ministry of Labour, Health and Social Policy
Employers Stefania ROSSI
General Confederation of Italian Industry (Confindustria)
Declaration of interests: Stefania Rossi
Paola ASTORRI
General Confederation of Italian Industry (Confindustria)
Unions Fausto DURANTE
General Confederation of Italian Workers (CGIL)
Declaration of interests: Fausto Durante
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)
Anita LICE
Employers' Confederation of Latvia (LDDK)
Unions Ruta PORNIECE
Free Trade Union Confederation of Latvia (LBAS)
Declaration of interests: Ruta Porniece
 
Lithuania (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
Government RITA SKREBIŠKIENĖ
Ministry of Social Security and Labour
Declaration of interests: RITA SKREBIŠKIENĖ
Evaldas BACEVIČIUS
Ministry of Social Security and Labour
Declaration of interests: Evaldas Bacevičius
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: Nadine Welter
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: Veronique Eischen
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: Martin Blomsma
Employers Mario VAN MIERLO
Confederation of Netherlands Industry and Employers (VNO-NCW)
Declaration of interests: Mario Van Mierlo
Gerard VAN DER GRIND
Dutch Federation of Agriculture and Horticulture (LTO Nederland)
Unions Erik PENTENGA
Federation Dutch Labour Movement (FNV)
Declaration of interests: Erik Pentenga
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: Jerzy CIECHAŃSKI
Joanna MACIEJEWSKA
Ministry of Labour and Social Policy
Employers Anna KWIATKIEWICZ
Not Applicable
Declaration of interests: Anna Kwiatkiewicz
 
Unions Bogdan OLSZEWSKI
Independent and Self-Governing Trade Union Solidarity (NSZZ Solidarnosc)
Declaration of interests: Bogdan Olszewski
Piotr OSTROWSKI
All-Poland Alliance of Trade Unions (OPZZ)
Portugal (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
Government Manuel ROXO
Ministry of Labour and Solidarity - Authority for Working Conditions
Declaration of interests: Manuel Roxo
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)
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: Alexandru Alexe
Liana Ramona MOSTENESCU
Ministry of Labor, Family and Equal Opportunities
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
 
Employers Martin HOŠTÁK
National Union of Employers (RUZ)
Declaration of interests: Martin HOŠTÁK
 
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: Vladka Komel
Andraž BOBOVNIK
Ministry of Labour, Family and Social Affairs
Declaration of interests: Andraž Bobovnik
Employers Tatjana PAJNKIHAR
Association of Employers of Slovenia (ZDS)
Igor ANTAUER
Association of Employers in Craft Activities and Small Business of Slovenia (ZDOPS)
Unions Pavel VRHOVEC
Association of Free Trade Unions of Slovenia (ZSSS)
Declaration of interests: Pavel Vrhovec
Maja KONJAR
Association of Free Trade Unions of Slovenia (ZSSS)
Declaration of interests: Maja Konjar
Spain (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
Government Paloma GARCÍA
Directorate General of Employment, Ministry of Employment and Social Security
Declaration of interests: Paloma García
José Ignacio MARTÍN FERNÁNDEZ
Ministry of Employment and Social Security
Employers Miguel CANALES GUTIÉRREZ
Spanish Association of the Electrical Industry (UNESA)
Declaration of interests: Miguel Canales Gutiérrez
Javier BLASCO DE LUNA
Asempleo
Declaration of interests: Javier Blasco de Luna
Unions Antonia RAMOS YUSTE
General Union of Workers (UGT)
Declaration of interests: Antonia Ramos Yuste
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: Hannes Kantelius
Håkan NYMAN
Ministry of Health and Social Affairs
Declaration of interests: Håkan Nyman
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: Mats Essemyr
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: Ciaran Devlin
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)
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: Raymond Maes
  Philippe ROUX
DG Health and Consumers
Declaration of interests: Philippe Roux
Hana HORKA
DG Health and Consumers
  Stefaan HERMANS
DG Research and Innovation
Philippe KERAUDREN
DG Research and Innovation
Declaration of interests: Philippe Keraudren
Coordinators (back to list of countries)
  COORDINATORS DEPUTY COORDINATORS
GOVERNMENT GROUP Martin BLOMSMA
Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment
Declaration of interests: Martin Blomsma
 
EMPLOYERS GROUP Magdalena BOBER
BusinessEurope
Declaration of interests: Magdalena Bober
 
UNIONS GROUP Józef NIEMIEC
ETUC
Declaration of interests: Józef Niemiec
Aline HOFFMANN
European Trade Union Institute
Declaration of interests: Aline Hoffmann
Members of the Bureau (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
GOVERNMENT GROUPChairperson of the Governing Board
Jerzy CIECHAŃSKI
Ministry of Labour and Social Policy
Declaration of interests: Jerzy CIECHAŃSKI
 
Coordinator
Martin BLOMSMA
Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment
Declaration of interests: Martin Blomsma
 

Nadine WELTER
Ministère du travail et de l'emploi
Declaration of interests: Nadine Welter
Orestis MESSIOS
Ministry of Labour and Social Insurance
Declaration of interests: Orestis Messios
  RITA SKREBIŠKIENĖ
Ministry of Social Security and Labour
Declaration of interests: RITA SKREBIŠKIENĖ
EMPLOYERS GROUPVice Chairperson of the Governing Board
Stefania ROSSI
General Confederation of Italian Industry (Confindustria)
Declaration of interests: Stefania Rossi
 
Coordinator
Magdalena BOBER
BusinessEurope
Declaration of interests: Magdalena Bober
 

Vladimíra DRBALOVÁ
Confederation of Industry of the Czech Republic (SPCR)
Declaration of interests: Vladimíra DRBALOVÁ
Neil CARBERRY
Confederation of British Industry (CBI)
  Lutz MÜHL
German Federation of Chemical Employers' Associations (BAVC)
Declaration of interests: Lutz Mühl
UNIONS GROUPVice Chairperson of the Governing Board
Herman FONCK
Christian Confederation of Trade Unions (ACV-CSC)
Declaration of interests: Herman Fonck
 
Coordinator
Józef NIEMIEC
ETUC
Declaration of interests: Józef Niemiec
Aline HOFFMANN
European Trade Union Institute
Declaration of interests: Aline Hoffmann
  Erik PENTENGA
Federation Dutch Labour Movement (FNV)
Declaration of interests: Erik Pentenga
  Mats ESSEMYR
Swedish Confederation for Professional Employees (TCO)
Declaration of interests: Mats Essemyr
EUROPEAN COMMISSIONVice Chairperson of the Governing Board
Armindo SILVA
DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion
 
  Raymond MAES
DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion
Declaration of interests: Raymond Maes
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)
 
Page last updated: 17 June, 2013

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