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 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,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)
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
Rikke HARHOFF

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
Pio CAROTENUTO  

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 GROUP Vice Chairperson of the Governing Board

Aviana BULGARELLI

Ministry of Labour, Health and Social Policy, Italy

 
 
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 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)