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The Team

 

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Head of Cabinet

 

Piotr Serafin

  • Strategy, coordination and management of the Cabinet
  • G7/G20

 

Deputy Head of Cabinet

 

André Gillissen

  • Strategic support to the Head of Cabinet
  • Coordination of European Council meetings

 

Senior Political and Communication Advisor of the President

 

Paweł Graś

  • Relations with the European Parliament, national parliaments and political parties

 

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Horizontal Team

 

Katarzyna Smyk - Advisor

  • Horizontal coordination
  • Correspondence of the President
  • Human resources management

 

Paweł Karbownik - Advisor

  • Strategic agenda planning
  • G7/G20

 

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Foreign Policy Team

 

Riina Kionka - Chief Foreign Policy Advisor

  • Management of the Foreign Policy team
  • Coordination of external policies
  • European Council programming on foreign affairs
  • Foreign Affairs Council

 

Carl Hartzell - Senior Advisor

  • Russia
  • Eastern Partnership countries
  • Central Asia
  • Western Balkans
  • Turkey
  • Non-EU Western Europe
  • Eastern Partnership horizontal
  • Enlargement
  • OSCE

 

Zuzana Michalcová Šutiaková - Advisor

  • Common Security and Defence Policy
  • NATO
  • Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Asia and the Pacific
  • UN
  • Council of Europe
  • Human Rights

 

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Economic Team

 

Jean-Pierre Vidal - Chief Economic Advisor

  • Management of the Economic Affairs team
  • Economic and Monetary Affairs, including G7/G8 and G20

 

João Nogueira Martins - Advisor

  • European Semester
  • Macroeconomic developments in the EU and in the euro area
  • Programme countries

 

Alfredo Panarella - Advisor   

  • Investment and growth policies (including, digital agenda, R&D, education, migration)
  • Financial sector policies

 

Christina Jordan - Advisor

  • Economic and Monetary Union
  • Employment and social affairs
  • Tax policy

 

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Energy Union

 

Łukasz Koliński - Special Advisor on Energy Union

  • Energy union
  • Climate
  • Multiannual financial framework and annual budget

 

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Press and Communication Team

 

Preben Aamann - Spokesperson of the President

  • Coordination of Press & Communications Team

 

Hugo Brady - Speechwriter of the President

  • Speeches, articles
  • Think Tanks

 

Luuk van Middelaar - Speechwriter of the President

  • Speeches, articles
  • Think Tanks

 

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Private Office

 

Łukasz Broniewski - Head of Private Office

  • Management visits, summits and travels of the President
  • Relations with entrepreneurs and social partners, the Committee of Regions and the Economic and Social Committee

 

Stefan Smith - Personal Assistant to the President

  • Agenda and assistance of the President
  • Personal correspondence of the President

 

Emilia Surowska

  • Protocol
  • Administration management of summits, visits and travels of the President
  • Liaison officer with security, protocol, prevention

 

Tiina Kytola

  • Correspondence of the President
  • Registration of incoming and outgoing mail
  • Archiving

 

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Secretariat of the Cabinet

 

Louisa Pincott - Personal Assistant to Piotr Serafin

Pilar Chaves - Personal Assistant to Andre Gillissen

Fabienne Geyzen - Assistant of the Horizontal Team

Miriam Cunill Rafael - Assistant to the Chief Foreign Policy Advisor

Sabina Bengtsson - Assistant to the Chief Economic Advisor and to the Special Advisor on Energy Union

Anita Gebruers - Assistant of the Economic Team

Marie Betavatzis - Assistant of the Press and Communication Team

Beata Turska - Assistant of the Press and Communication Team

Martine Withofs - Administrative Assistant - Human Resources and Training (COFO)

 

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