Governing Board

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 interest and CV

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

Declaration of interest 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 interest 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 interest and CV

Alain PIETTE
Federal Public Service Employment, Labour and Social Dialogue

Declaration of interest 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 interest and CV

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 Interest and CV

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 interest and CV

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)

Declatation of interest and CV

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

Marija HANŽEVAČKI
Independent Trade Unions of Croatia (NHS)

Declaration of interest and CV

Dijana SOBOTA
Union of Autonomous Trade Unions of Croatia

Declaration of interest 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: Orestis Messios
Employers

Lena PANAYIOTOU
Cyprus Employers and Industrialists Federation (OEB)

Curriculum vitae

Polyvios POLYVIOU
Cyprus Employers and Industrialists Federation (OEB)
Unions    
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 interest 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 interest 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: 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 interest and CV

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

Declaration of interest and CV

Germany (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
Government

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

Declaration of interest and CV

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

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

Declaration of interest and CV

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

Declaration of interest and CV

Unions Marika HÖHN
Confederation of German Trade Unions (DGB)
Declaration of interests: Marika Höhn

Ghazaleh NASSIBI
Confederation of German Trade Unions (DGB)

Declaration of interest and CV

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)

Declaration of interest 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: Katalin Kissné Bencze
Mariann GÉHER
Ministry of Human Resources
Employers

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

Declaration of interest and CV

Adrienn BALINT
Confederation of Hungarian Employers and Industrialists (MGYOSZ)
Declaration of interests: Adrienn Balint
Unions

Melinda KELEMEN
Democratic League of Independent Trade Unions (LIGA)

Declaration of interest and CV

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 interest and CV

Mary O'SULLIVAN
Department of Social Protection

Declaration of interest and CV

 

Employers

Brendan MCGINTY
Irish Business and Employers Confederation (IBEC)

Declaration of interest 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 interest and CV

Pio CAROTENUTO  
Ministry of Labour and Social Policy

Declaration of interest
 

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)

Declaration of interest and CV

Anita LICE
Employers' Confederation of Latvia (LDDK)
Unions

Ruta PORNIECE
Free Trade Union Confederation of Latvia (LBAS)

Declaration of interest and CV

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

Declaration of interest and CV

Evaldas BACEVIČIUS
Ministry of Social Security and Labour
 Declaration of interest 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: 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 interest 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 interest and CV

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)

Declaration of interest

Portugal (back to list of countries)
  Member Alternate
Government

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

Declaration of interest 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 interest 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 interest and CV

Liana Ramona MOSTENESCU
Ministry of Labor, Family and Equal Opportunities

Declaration of interest

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 interest and CV
 

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)

Declaration of interest and CV

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 interest and CV

José Ignacio MARTÍN FERNÁNDEZ
Ministry of Employment and Social Security

Declaration of interest and CV

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 interest and CV

Håkan NYMAN
Ministry of Health and Social Affairs

Declaration of interest 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 interest 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: 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)

Declaration of interest 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 interest and CV
 

  Philippe ROUX
DG Health and Consumers

Declaration of interest and CV

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

Declaration of interest and CV

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 GROUP Vice Chairperson of the Governing Board
Aviana BULGARELLI
Ministry of Labour, Health and Social Policy, Italy
Declaration of interest and CV
 
Coordinator
Martin BLOMSMA
Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment, Netherlands
Declaration of interests: Martin Blomsma
 
Nadine WELTER
Ministère du travail et de l'emploi, Luxembourg
Declaration of interests: Nadine Welter
Paul CULLEN
Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Ireland
Declaration of interests: Paul Cullen
  RITA SKREBIŠKIENĖ
Ministry of Social Security and Labour, Lithuania
Declaration of interests: RITA SKREBIŠKIENĖ
EMPLOYERS GROUP Vice 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 GROUP Chairperson of the Governing Board
Herman FONCK
Christian Confederation of Trade Unions (ACV-CSC), Belgium
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
Ivan KOKALOV
Confederation of Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria (CITUB)
Declaration of interests: Ivan Kokalov
Melinda KELEMEN
Democratic League of Independent Trade Unions (LIGA), Hungary
  Mats ESSEMYR
Swedish Confederation for Professional Employees (TCO)
Declaration of interests: Mats Essemyr
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 interest 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)