Governing board members

Participating in the Bureau Meeting
Ms.Barbara DornChair of the Governing Board Employers' Group BDA - Confederation of German Employers' AssociationsDirector Education - Vocational TrainingBreite Strasse 29 BERLIN10178GermanyTel: 49 + 30.2033.1500
Ms.Micheline ScheysVice-Chair Governments' GroupSecretary General Ministry of Education and TrainingKoning Albert II-Laan 15 Brussels1210BelgiumTel: 32+2.553.95.21Fax: 32+2.553.95.25
Ms.Laurence MartinVice-Chair Employees' GroupConseillère Technique Nationale Formation Professionnelle Force Ouvrière141, avenue du Maine Paris Cedex 1475680FranceTel: 33.1.40.52.84.11Fax: 33.1.40.52.84.08
Mr.Antonio Silva MendesVice-Chair European Commission Director DG EAC-B
Education and vocational training; Coordination of Erasmus+
European CommissionOffice BRU-J-70 02/074 Brussels1049BelgiumTel: 00.32.2.2965094
Mr.Pierre MairesseEuropean Commission Director DG EAC-A
Europe 2020: Policy development and country analysis
European CommissionOffice BRU-J-70 03/081 BRUSSELS1049BelgiumTel: 00.32.2.2962009Fax: 00.32.2.2957633
Ms.Dana-Carmen BachmannEuropean CommissionHead of Unit DG EAC/B2
Vocational training and adult education; Erasmus+
European CommissionOffice BRU-J-70 02/091 Brussels1049BelgiumTel: 00.32.2.299.12.77Fax: 00.32.2.2955704
Mr.Gerhard RiemerRepresentative of the Employers' Group in the BureauHead of the Division Education, Innovation and Research IndustriellenvereinigungSchwarzenbergplatz 4 WIEN1031AustriaTel: 43+1.71.13.52.360+Fax: 43+1.71.13.52.922+
Ms.Gabriela CiobanuCoordinator Governments' Group in the BureauHead of Unit Development of training programmes National Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training Development12, Spiru Haret Street Bucharest010176RomaniaTel: 40+21.31111.62Fax: 40+21.31254.98
Ms.Agnes RomanCoordinator Employees'GroupETUC European Trade Union Confederation5, boulevard du Roi Albert II BRUXELLES1210Tel: 32 + 2.224 06 49<br> (standard 04 11)Fax: 32 + 2.224.04.54/55
Mr.Robert PlummerCoordinator Employers'GroupAdvisor, Social Affairs The Confederation of European BusinessBUSINESSEUROPEAvenue de Cortenbergh, 168 BRUXELLES1000Tel: 32 + 2.237.65.75Fax: 32 + 2.231.14.45
Ms.Åsta Sif ErlingsdóttirObserver Government Group EEA Representative Ministry of Education, Science and CultureResearch Liaison OfficeDunhagi 5 Reykjavik107IcelandTel: 354 + 525 4227<br>Fax: 354 + 525 8801
Ms.Justyna PakulaEuropean CommissionPolicy Officer - Cedefop DG EAC/B2European CommissionOffice BRU-J-70 02/246 Brussels1049BelgiumTel: 32 + 2 29 67 404
Government representatives
Belgium Ms.Micheline ScheysVice-Chair Governments' GroupSecretary General Ministry of Education and TrainingKoning Albert II-Laan 15 Brussels1210BelgiumTel: 32+2.553.95.21Fax: 32+2.553.95.25
Belgium Ms.Isabelle VoiturierCounsellor FOREMBoulevard Tirou 104 Charleroi6000BelgiumTel: 32+71 20 65 38Fax: 32+71 20 63 13
Bulgaria Ms.Emilia ValchovskaHead of Vocational Training Unit Ministry of Education, Youth and Science2A Kniaz Dondukov Bld Sofia1000BulgariaTel: 359 + 2 9217 447Fax: 359 + 2.9217.596
Czech Republic Mr.Jakub StárekDirector Ministry of Education, Youth and SportsKarmelitská 7 Praha 1118 12Czech RepublicTel: 420 234 811 257Fax: 420 724 091 788
Denmark Mr.Lars MortensenDirector-General Ministry of Children and EducationDepartment for Youth Educationand Vocational Adult Education and Training Frederiksholms Kanal 26 Copenhagen K1220DenmarkTel: 45.3392 5321
Germany Mr.Peter ThieleRegierungsdirektor Bundesministerium für Bildung und ForschungHeinemannstr. 2 Bonn53170GermanyTel: 49 + 228.99.57.21.26Fax: 49 + 228.99.57 8 21 26
Estonia Mr.Kalle ToomHead of Vocational Education Division Estonian Ministry of Education and ResearchVocational and Adult Education DepartmentMunga, 18 Tartu50088EstoniaTel: 372.735.0285Fax: 372.735.0220
Ireland Mr.John McGrathResearch Manager SOLAS Head Office27-33 Upper Baggot Street Dublin 2IrelandTel: 353 1 6070500
Greece Mr.Dimitrios V. SkiadasOJ C 308 of 12.10.2012Assistant Professor European Governance University of MacedoniaDepartment of International and European StudiesPOBox 1591 156 Egnatia Street Thessaloniki540 06GreeceTel: 30 2310 891354
Spain Mr.D. Jesús Barroso Barrero Ministerio de Empleo y Seguridad SocialSpain
France Ms.Brigitte DoriathCouncil Decision of 12 June 2014 (OJ C 180 of 13.06.2014) Ministère de l'Education Nationale, de l'Enseignement Supérieur et de la RechercheSous-direction des lycées et de la formation professionnelle tout au long de la vieService de l'instruction publique et de l'action pédagogique<br>Direction générale de l'enseignement scolaire 97, rue de Grenelle Paris75007FranceTel: 33 1 55553731Fax: 33 1 55552241
Croatia Ms.Katarina GrgecCouncil Decision of 14.04.2014 (OJ C 118 of 17.04.2014) Ministry for Science, Education and SportsDonje Svetice 38 Zagreb10000CroatiaTel: 385 1 4569 017Fax: 385 1 4594 304
Italy Dr.Salvatore PirroneCouncil Decision of 6 May 2014 (OJ C 145 of 15.05.2014) Ministero del Lavoro e delle Politiche SocialiRomaItaly
Cyprus Mr.George PanayidesCouncil Decision of 7 October 2013 (OJ C 317 of 31.10.2013 p.3)Acting Director General Human Resource Development Authority of Cyprus2, Anavyssou Street Strovolos2025CyprusTel: 357 22390390Fax: 357 22496949
Latvia Ms.Sanda LiepinaCouncil Decision of 7 October 2013 (OJ C 317 of 31.10.2013 p.3) Ministry of Education and ScienceLatvia
Lithuania Mr.Saulius ZybartasCouncil Decision of 28 January 2013 (OJ C 030 of 01.02.2013, p.13) Ministry of Education and ScienceLithuania
Luxembourg Mr.Antonio De Carolis Ministère de l'Education nationale et de la Formation professionnelleLuxembourg
Hungary Mr.László OdrobinaHead of Department Ministry for National EconomyDepartment for VET and Adult EducationKálmán Imre utca 2 Budapest1054HungaryTel: 00.36 1 472 8658Fax: 00 36 1 472 8411
Malta Dr.Tanya Sammut-BonniciCouncil Decision of 15.11.2013 (OJ C 340 of 21.11.2013)Head of Department University of Malta<br> Msida MSD2080Malta
Netherlands Mr.Peter van IJsselmuidenDirectorate for Vocational and Adult Education Ministry of Education, Culture and ScienceIPC 2150 Postbus 16375<br>Rijnstraat 50 Den Haag2515 XPNetherlandsTel: 31 + 70.412.4775Fax: 31.70.412.4192
Austria Mr.Reinhard Nöbauer Bundesministerium für Bildung und FrauenLeiter Abt. IA/1 - Referat IA/1dMinoritenplatz 5 WIEN1014AustriaTel: 43+1 53120 4107
Poland Mr.Piotr BartosiakHead of Unit of the European Programs Section Ministry of National Education -
MINISTERSTWO EDUKACJI NARODOWEJ
Department of Vocational Training and Continuing Education - <br>DEPARTAMENT KSZTAŁCENIA ZAWODOWEGO I USTAWICZNEGOAleja Szucha 25 Warsaw00-918PolandTel: 48+22 34 74 773Fax: 48+22 34 74 190
Portugal Ms.Isilda FernandesDiretora de Serviços de Emprego e Formação Profissional da Direção Geral do Emprego e das relações do Trabalho de Ministério da Economia e do EmpregoPraça de Londres, n° 2, 7° Lisboa1049-056PortugalTel: 351 21 844 15 01Fax: 351 21 844 14 25
Romania Ms.Gabriela CiobanuCoordinator Governments' Group in the BureauHead of Unit Development of training programmes National Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training Development12, Spiru Haret Street Bucharest010176RomaniaTel: 40+21.31111.62Fax: 40+21.31254.98
Slovenia Mr.Anton Simonič Ministry of Education and SportDivision for European AffairsMasarykova 16 Ljubljana1000SloveniaTel: 386.1.400.5385Fax: 386.1.478.5380
Slovakia Mr.Juraj Vantuch State Institute of VETHead of Slovak National Observatory of VETBellova 54/A Bratislava837 63SlovakiaTel: 421.2.54776774Fax: 421.2.54776774
Finland Ms.Tarja Riihimaki Ministry of Education and CultureP.O. Box 29Meritullinkatu 10 HELSINKI171FinlandTel: 358 295330273
Sweden Ms.Carina Lindén Swedish Ministry of Education and ResearchDrottninggatan 16 Stockholm103 33SwedenTel: 46+ 8 405 17 88Fax: 46+8 723 1192
United Kingdom Mr.Ian PeggCouncil Decision 24 March 2014 (OJ C 97 of 02.04.2014 p.7)EU Senior Policy Advisor Department for Business Innovation and Skills1st Floor <br>2 ST Pauls Place125 Norfolk Street SheffieldS1 2FJUnited KingdomTel: 44.114 2075214
Employees organisations’ representatives
Belgium Mr.Jef Maes FGTB/ABVVBelgium
Bulgaria Ms.Yuliya SimeonovaCouncil Decision of 17.02.2014 (OJ C 051 of 22.02.2014) Confederation of Independent Trade Unions in BulgariaBulgaria
Czech Republic Mr.Petr Pečenka CMKOSKopečky Street 261 Zastavka664 84Czech RepublicTel: 420.23446 2037Fax: 420.222.718.994
Denmark Mr.Erik Schmidt FTF - Confederation of Professionals in DenmarkNiels Hemmingsens Gade 12, Postboks 1169 - Copenhagen K1010DenmarkTel: 45+ 33.36.88.00Fax: 45.20.40.88.80
Germany Mr.Hermann Nehls Deutscher Gewerkschaftsbund - DGBBundesvorstandAbteilung Bildungspolitik und Bildungsarbeit Henriette Hertz Platz 2 - Postbox 11 03 72 Berlin10178GermanyTel: 49.30.24060.647Fax: 49.3024060.410
Estonia Ms.Kaja Toomsalu Confederation of Estonian Trade Unions - EAKLPärnu Mnt. 41 A Tallin10119EstoniaTel: 372 6412 802Fax: 372 6412 800
Ireland Mr.Frank Vaughan Irish Congress of Trade Unions31-32 Parnell Square DUBLIN 1IrelandTel: 353 + 1.889 7777Fax: 353 + 1.887 2012
Greece Mr.Michalis KouroutosCouncil Decision of 18 June 2013 (OJ C 174 of 20.06.2013) KANEP-GSEE3 Septembriou street No 36 Athens104 32GreeceTel: 30 210 52 18 700
Spain Ms.Yolanda PonceCouncil Decision of 14.04.2014 (OJ C 118 of 17.04.2014) Fundación Tripartita para la Formación en el EmpleoCCOOMadridSpain
France Ms.Laurence MartinVice-Chair Employees' GroupConseillère Technique Nationale Formation Professionnelle Force Ouvrière141, avenue du Maine Paris Cedex 1475680FranceTel: 33.1.40.52.84.11Fax: 33.1.40.52.84.08
Croatia Ms.Dijana ŠobotaCouncil Decision of 18.03.2014 (OJ C 082 of 21.03.2014)Executive Secretary for International Cooperation and Education Union of Autonomous Trade Unions of Croatia - UATUCTrg kralja Petra Krešimira IV. Br. 2 Zagreb10000CroatiaTel: 385 1 4655 128Fax: 385 1 4655 011
Italy Mr.Bruno Vitali FIM CISL NazionaleCorso Trieste 36 Rome00198ItalyTel: 39.06.85262450
Cyprus Mr.Nikos NikolaouA.Director SEKTrade Union SchoolPOBOX 25018 11 Av. Strovolos Nicosia2018CyprusTel: 325.22.849.849Fax: 357.22.849.850
Latvia Ms.Ruta Porniece Free Trade Union Confederation of LatviaLBASBruninieku iela 29/31 Riga1001LatviaTel: 371+67035918Fax: 371.672.76.649
Lithuania Ms.Tatjana Babrauskiene Lithuanian Trade Union ConfederationJ. Jasinkio 9 Vilnius1111LithuaniaTel: 370.5.249.69.21Fax: 370.5.213.02.05
Luxembourg Ms.Danièle Nieles OGB-LBoite postale 149 60,bd J.F.Kennedy Esch sur Alzette4002LuxembourgTel: 352.54.05.45.293Fax: 352.54.05.45.290
Malta Mr.Kevin Bonello Forum of Maltese Unions (FOR.U.M.)Malta
Netherlands Mr.H.A (Bert) Van der Spek CNVPostbus 2525 - 3500 GM UtrechtTiberdreef 4 GG Utrecht3561NetherlandsTel: 31 307511500Fax: 31 307511509
Austria Mr.Alexander Prischl Österreichischer GewerkschaftsbundSozialpolitikJohann-Böhm Platz 1 VIENNA1020AustriaTel: 43 + 1.534.44-439 177Fax: 43 + 1.534.44-100467<br>
Poland Ms.Dagmara IwanciwCouncil Decision of 25 September 2014 (OJ C 338 of 27.09.2014 p.26) Trade Unions ForumPoland
Portugal Mr.Antonio Louis Correia UGTAv.Almirante Gago Countinho, 132 Lisboa1700-033PortugalTel: 351 213 931200Fax: 351.21 3974612
Romania Mr.Gheorghe Simion CNSLR-FRATIACristian Popisteanu 1-3 Bucharest010024RomaniaTel: 40+21 315 75 09 or 312 52 92Fax: 40.21.312.6206
Slovenia Mr.Anton Rozman Association of Free Trade Unions of SloveniaZSSSSlovenia
Slovakia Mr.Alexander Kurtanský Confederation of Trade Union of the Slovak Republic (KOZ SR)Odborarske nam.3 Bratislava 181570SlovakiaTel: 421.2.50240271Fax: 421.2.554.24.448
Finland Ms.Kirsi RasinahoAdvisor, Educaiton and Training The Central Organisation of Finnish Trade Unions (SAK)P.O.Box 157 Hakaniemenranta 1 A Helsinki00531FinlandTel: 358 50 342 8027Fax: 358 20 774 0103
Sweden Mr.German BenderPolicy advisor TCO (Unionen) SwedenSection for policy and analysisLinnégatan 14 Stockholm114 94SwedenTel: 46+8 7829185
United Kingdom Mr.Iain MurraySenior Policy Officer Trades Union Congress - TUCCongress HouseGreat Russell Street London WC1B 3LSUnited KingdomTel: 44.20.7467 1264
Employers organisations’ representatives
Belgium Mr.Jan Delfosse asbl Comeos vzwAvenue Ed. Van Nieuwenhuyselaan,8 Bruxelles - Auderghem1160BelgiumTel: 32 + 2.788.05.14Fax: 32 + 2.788.05.15
Bulgaria Ms.Daniela SimidchievaDirector Vocational Training Programmes Dpt and Director VET Center Bulgarian Industrial Association - BIA16-20 Alabin Street Sofia1000BulgariaTel: 359 + 2.987.97.03Fax: 359 + 2.9872604
Czech Republic Mr.Miloš RathouskýDeputy Director Confederation of the Industry of the Czech RepublicEconomic Policy DepartmentFreyova 948/11 Praha 9190 05Czech RepublicTel: 420.225 279 801
Denmark Mr.Henrik Bach MortensenExecutive Director Confederation of Danish EmployersDansk ArbejdsgiverforeningVester Voldgade 113 Copenhagen V1790DenmarkTel: 45.33.38.92.99Fax: 45.33.93.08.42
Germany Ms.Barbara DornChair of the Governing Board Employers' Group BDA - Confederation of German Employers' AssociationsDirector Education - Vocational TrainingBreite Strasse 29 BERLIN10178GermanyTel: 49 + 30.2033.1500
Estonia Mr.Marek Sepp Estonian Employers' ConfederationKiriku 6 Tallin10130EstoniaTel: 372.6.999.302Fax: 372.6.999.310
Ireland Mr.Tony DonohoeHead of Management Training IBECIrish Business and Employers' Confederation84/86 Lower Baggot Street Dublin 2IrelandTel: 353.1.605.15.22Fax: 353.1660 1717
Greece Mr.Evangelos BoumisPresident du centre de formation profesionnelle du S.E.V. K.E.K - IVEPELioson 143- Thirsiou 6 ATHENS10026GreeceTel: 30 + 210.8257800Fax: 30 + 2108811360
Spain Mr.Juan Carlos Tejeda HisadoJefer de Area de Formacion y Educacion Confederacion Espagnola de Organizaciones Empresariales - (CEOE)Diego de Leon, 50 MADRID28006SpainTel: 34 + 91.566.34.00Fax: 34 + 915 622 562
France Ms.Siham Saïdi Mouvement des Entreprises de France - MEDEF55, avenue Bosquet Paris Cedex 0775330FranceTel: 33 + 1.53.59.18.30Fax: 33 + 1.53.59.18.34
Croatia Mr.Ivica ZelićCouncil Decision of 14.04.2014 (OJ C 118 of 17.04.2014) Croation Employers' AssociationRadnicka cesta 52/1 Zagreb10000CroatiaTel: 385 1 4897568
Italy Mr.Claudio Gentili ConfindustriaViala dell'Astronomia 30 Roma00144ItalyTel: 39.06.590.34.59Fax: 39.06.590.34.37
Cyprus Mr.Michael PilikosDirector General Cyprus Employers & Industrialists FederationPostal address: PObox 21657<br>CY-1511 Nicosia Office: 30 Grivas Digenis Av. Nicosia1066CyprusTel: 357+22665102Fax: 357 22669459
Latvia Ms.Inga ŠīnaCouncil Decision of 14.04.2014 (OJ C 118 of 17.04.2014) Employers' Confederation of Latvia (LDDK)Baznicas 25-3 Riga1010LatviaTel: 37167225162
Lithuania Mr.Aidas VaičiulisCouncil Decision of 25 September 2014 (OJ C 358 of 10.10.2014, p.1) Lithuanian Business Employers' ConfederationLithuania
Luxembourg Mr.Paul Krier Chambre des Métiers du Grand Duché du LuxembourgBP 1604 Circuit de la Foire Internationale 2 Luxembourg1016LuxembourgTel: 352 + 426.67.232Fax: 352 + 426.787
Hungary Ms.Adrienn Bálint MGYOSZ-BusinessHungaryHungary
Malta Mr.John HuberCouncil Decision of 15.11.2013 (OJ C 340 of 21.11.2013) The Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and IndustryTax PointTriq Salvu Azzopardi Msida MSD1640MaltaTel: 356 21337144
Netherlands Mr.G.A.M. Van der Grind LTO Nederland - Kantoor Den HaagBezuidenhoutseweg 225 <br>(Postbus 29773 - 2502 LT The Hague)The Hague2594 ALNetherlandsTel: 31+70.33.82.700
Austria Mr.Gerhard RiemerRepresentative of the Employers' Group in the BureauHead of the Division Education, Innovation and Research IndustriellenvereinigungSchwarzenbergplatz 4 WIEN1031AustriaTel: 43+1.71.13.52.360+Fax: 43+1.71.13.52.922+
Poland Mr.Andrzej StepnikowskiDeputy Director - Vocational Education & Social Affairs Dept. ZRP (Polish Craft Association)Zwazek Rzemiosta PolskiegoWarszawa00-246PolandTel: 48.22.50.44.248Fax: 48.22.50.44.230
Portugal Ms.Ana Maria Santos Gouveia LopesCouncil Decision of 27 November 2012 (OJ C 382 of 12.12.2012 p.7)Diretora Departamento Formação CARRISTUR - FormaçaoAvenida Dr. Augusto de Castro Lisboa1950-082PortugalTel: 351 213 613 187Fax: 351 213 613 183
Slovenia Mr.Anze HirslLegal Advisor Association of Employers of Slovenia - ZDSDimiceva 9 Ljubljana1000SloveniaTel: 386.1.563.48.87 or 1563.08.80Fax: 386.1.432.72.14
Slovakia Mr.Martin HoštákCouncil Decision 27 November 2012 (OJ C 382 of 12.12.2012 p.7)Tajomnik Republikova unia zamestnavatelovDigital Park IIEinsteinova 23 Bratislava 5851 01SlovakiaTel: 421.2.33014282Fax: 421.2.33014960
Finland Ms.Satu Agren Confederation of Finnish Industries EKFinland
Sweden Ms.Karin Thapper The Swedish Food IndustryHolmgårdsvägen 34A Huddinge141 33SwedenTel: 46.70 377 97 39
United Kingdom Ms.Kate LingCouncil Decision 27 November 2012 (OJ C 382 of 12.12.2012 p.7) NHS European OfficeUnited Kingdom
European Commission representatives
Belgium Mr.Xavier Prats MonnéDirector General Directorate General for Education and CultureEuropean CommissionOffice BRU-J-70 04/071 Brussels1049Belgium
Belgium Mr.Antonio Silva MendesVice-Chair European Commission Director DG EAC-B
Education and vocational training; Coordination of Erasmus+
European CommissionOffice BRU-J-70 02/074 Brussels1049BelgiumTel: 00.32.2.2965094
Belgium Mr.Pierre MairesseEuropean Commission Director DG EAC-A
Europe 2020: Policy development and country analysis
European CommissionOffice BRU-J-70 03/081 BRUSSELS1049BelgiumTel: 00.32.2.2962009Fax: 00.32.2.2957633
Belgium Ms.Dana-Carmen BachmannEuropean CommissionHead of Unit DG EAC/B2
Vocational training and adult education; Erasmus+
European CommissionOffice BRU-J-70 02/091 Brussels1049BelgiumTel: 00.32.2.299.12.77Fax: 00.32.2.2955704
Belgium Ms.Justyna PakulaEuropean CommissionPolicy Officer - Cedefop DG EAC/B2European CommissionOffice BRU-J-70 02/246 Brussels1049BelgiumTel: 32 + 2 29 67 404
Coordinators
Mr.Robert PlummerCoordinator Employers'GroupAdvisor, Social Affairs The Confederation of European BusinessBUSINESSEUROPEAvenue de Cortenbergh, 168 BRUXELLES1000Tel: 32 + 2.237.65.75Fax: 32 + 2.231.14.45
Ms.Agnes RomanCoordinator Employees'GroupETUC European Trade Union Confederation5, boulevard du Roi Albert II BRUXELLES1210Tel: 32 + 2.224 06 49<br> (standard 04 11)Fax: 32 + 2.224.04.54/55
Observers
Iceland Ms.Åsta Sif ErlingsdóttirObserver Government Group EEA Representative Ministry of Education, Science and CultureResearch Liaison OfficeDunhagi 5 Reykjavik107IcelandTel: 354 + 525 4227<br>Fax: 354 + 525 8801
Norway Ms.Kristin EvensenObserver Government Group Royal Ministry of Education and ResearchP.O.Box 8119 Dep. Regjeringskvartalet - Akersgata 44 OSLO0032NorwayTel: 47 + 22.24 77.16Fax: 47.22.24.27.15 or 47.22.24.75.96
Norway Ms.Trude TinnlundEmployees Observer Employees'Group Norwegian confederation of Trade UnionsYoungsgate 11 Oslo0181NorwayTel: 47 23061000Fax: 47 23061100
Norway Mr.Kristian IlnerObserver Employers' Group Confederation of Norwegian EnterpriseMidddelthunsgate 27, Majorstuen OSLO303NorwayTel: 47 + 23.08.81.25 or 23.08.80.00Fax: 47 + 22 69 55 93