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Member
Alternate

Chair of the EEA Management Board

Laura Burke (Ireland) 
Director General
Environmental Protection Agency
PO Box 3000
Johnstown Castle Estate
Co Wexford
Ireland 

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Member and country representatives

Austria

Elisabeth Freytag-Rigler
Director
Austrian Federal Ministry for Climate Action
Stubenbastei 5
1030 Vienna

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Georg Rebernig
Austrian Environment Agency
Spittelauer Lände 5
1090 Vienna

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Belgium

Michiel Van Peteghem
Head of Department
Air, Environment and Communication
Flanders Environment Agency
Dokter De Moorstraat 24-26
9300 Aalst 

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Christelle Van Wesembeeck
Directrice a.i.
Service public de Wallonie
agriculture ressources naturelles environnement
Département des Politiques européennes et des Accords internationaux
Direction de la Politique environnementale
Avenue Prince de Liège, 15  
B-5100 Namur (Jambes)

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Bulgaria

Pending nomination

Atanas Hristov Kaymaktchiev
Deputy Executive Director
Executive Environment Agency
Republic of Bulgaria 

136 Tzar Boris III blvd.
1618 Sofia

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Croatia

Aljoša Duplić
Director
Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development
Institute for Environment and Nature
Radnička cesta 80/7
Zagreb-10000

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Branimir Pavlinec
Head of Sector
Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development
Institute for Environment and Nature
Radnička cesta 80/7
Zagreb-10000

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Cyprus

Costas Hadjipanayiotou
Director, Department of Environment
Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment
1498 Nicosia

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Irene Constantinou
Department of Environment
Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and
Environment
28th October Avenue, no. 20-22
1498 Nicosia

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Czechia

Michal Pastvinský (Vice-Chair)
Ministry of the Environment
Director of International Relations
Vršovická 65
Prague 10, 100 10

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Klára Kipielová
Ministry of the Environment
Department of International Relations
Vršovická 1442/65
Prague 10, 100 10

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Denmark

Jakob Møller Nielsen
Deputy Permanent Secretary
Ministry of the Environment
Slotsholmsgade 12
1216 Copenhagen K

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Henrik Hedeman Olsen
Head of Department - EU and International Affairs
Ministry of the Environment
Slotsholmsgade 12
1216 Copenhagen K 

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Estonia

Margit Martinson
Deputy Secretary General
Ministry of the Environment of Estonia
7a Narva Road
15172 Tallinn

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Ado Lõhmus
Deputy Secretary General
Ministry of the Environment of Estonia
7a Narva Road
15172 Tallinn

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Finland

Tanja Suni
Research Director
Ministry of Environment
Aleksanterinkatu, 7
00023 Government, Helsinki, Finland

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Pekka Harju-Autti
Councellor
Ministry of the Environment
PO Box 35
00023 Government, Helsinki

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France

Diane Simiu
Adjointe au Commissaire général 
au développement durable 
Ministry of the Ecological and Inclusive Transition
Tour Séquoia, 1 pl Carpeaux,
92800 Puteaux (Paris)

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Elisabeth Louvet
Sous-directrice de la Régulation européenne
Ministry of the Environment, Energy, and Marine Affairs
Tour Pascal A
92055 La Défense Cedex

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Germany

Julia Werner (Vice-Chair)
Head of Unit - Strategic and Legal Aspects
Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety
Stresemannstrasse 128-130
10117 Berlin

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Holger Mürle
Deputy Head of Unit - Strategic and Legal Aspects
Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety
Stresemannstrasse 128-130
10117 Berlin

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Greece

Petros Varelidis
Director of the National Center for the Environment and Sustainable Development
Hellenic Ministry of Environment and Energy 
2 Panormou str.
115 23 Athens

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Pending nomination

Hungary

Ágnes Szijártó

Head of Department

Ministry of Agriculture

Department for Environmental Development and Strategy

Apáczai Csere János utca 9.
H-1052 Budapest


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Zita Gellér
Eionet National Focal Point
Ministry of Agriculture
Department of Environmental Development and Strategy
Kossuth Lajos tér 11
H-1055 Budapest

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Iceland

Bergthóra Njála Gudmunsdóttir
Ministry of the Environment and Natural Resources
Skuggasundi 1
101 Reykjavik

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Garðar Svavar Gíslason 
Quality Manager / Eionet National Focal Point
Environment Agency of Iceland/Umhverfisstofnun
Suðurlandsbraut 24,
108 Reykjavík

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Ireland

Laura Burke (Chair)
Director General
Environmental Protection Agency

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Chair of the EEA Management Board as of 1 September 2017 (please see above)

Brian Carroll
Assistant Secretary 
Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment
29-31 Adelaide Road 
Dublin 1

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Italy

Alessandro Bratti
Director General
Italian Institute for Environmental Protection and Research (ISPRA)
Via Vitaliano Brancati, n. 48 
00144 Roma

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Felice Cappelluti
Ministry for the Environment, Land and Sea
Directorate General for Sustainable Development, Environmental Damage, European Union and International Affairs - Div III - International Affairs
Via Capitan Bavastro 174
00154 Roma 

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Latvia

Alda Ozola (Vice-Chair)
Deputy State Secretary
Ministry of the Environmental Protection and Regional Development 
Peldu Street 25
Riga LV-1494

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Silvija Nora Kalniņš
Deputy Director
Environmental Protection Department
Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development
Peldu iela 25
Riga, LV-1494

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Liechtenstein

Hanspeter Eberle
Head of Department Administration/Coordination
National Office of Environment
Geberweg 5/Postfach 684
9490 Vaduz

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Lithuania

Rimgaudas Špokas
Director Environmental Protection Agency
Juozapaviciaus st. 9
9312 Vilnius

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Aldona Margeriene
Chief adviser in the Environment research department of the Environmental Protection Agency
Environmental Protection Agency
Juozapaviciaus st. 9
9312 Vilnius

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Luxembourg

André Weidenhaupt (Vice-Chair)
Director General
Ministry of the Environment, Climate and Sustainable development
4, place de l’Europe
2918 Luxembourg

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Pierre Prum
Government attaché - International Relations
Ministry of the Environment, Climate and Sustainable development
4, place de l’Europe
2918 Luxembourg

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Malta

Michelle Piccinino 
Director of Environment 
Environment Resources Authority 
Hexagon House, Spencer Hill,
Marsa, MRS 1441, Malta 

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Marguerite Camilleri
Unit Manager - International Affairs
Environment Resources Authority 
Hexagon House, Spencer Hill,
Marsa, MRS 1441, Malta 

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Netherlands

P.M. Spijkerboer 
Ministry of Infrastructure and Water, Directorate of Environment and International Affairs
Rijnstraat 8
2515  XP The Hague

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Jennefer Baarn
Ministry of Infrastructure and Water, Directorate of Environment and International Affairs
Rijnstraat 8
2515 XP The Hague 

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Norway

Bjørn Bjørnstad
Deputy Director General
Norwegian Environment Agency
P.O. Box 5672 Sluppen
7485 Trondheim

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Ingunn Limstrand
Head of Section for the Environmental Data Section
Norwegian Environment Agency
P.O. Box 5672 Sluppen
7485 Trondheim

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Poland

Pending nomination

Anna Katarzyna Wiech
Director
Department of Environmental Monitoring 
Chief Inspectorate for Environmental Protection
Aleje Jerozolimskie 92
00 807 Warsaw

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Portugal

Nuno Lacasta
Director General  
Portuguese Environment Agency   
Rua da Murgueira, 9-9a Zambujal apartado 7585
2611-865 Amadora

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Alexandra Carvalho
General secretary
Ministry of Environment
Rua do Século, no 51, 3o
1200-433 Lisboa

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Romania

Mircea Fechet
Secretary of State  
Ministry of Environment, Waters and Forests    
Bvd. Libertăţii nr. 12, Sector 5, Bucharest 
040129 Bucharest

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Marilena Doncuţă
Senior Counsellor 
General Directorate for Evaluation of Impact and Pollution Control  

Ministry of Environment    
Bvd. Libertăţii nr. 12, Sector 5 
040129 Bucharest

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Slovak Republic

Katarína Belobradová MSc.
Ministry of Environment of the Slovak Republic
Nám. L’udovíta Štúra 1
812 35 Bratislava

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Mgr. Michal Maco
Director General of the Slovak Environment Agency
Tajovského 28
975 90 Banská Bystrica

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Slovenia

Iztok Slatinšek
Director General
Slovenian Environment Agency
Vojkova 1b
1000 Ljubljana

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Barbara Bernard Vukadin
Slovenian Environment Agency
Vojkova 1b
1000 Ljubljana

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Spain

Victor Andrés Escobar Paredes
Deputy Director for International Relations – Ministry for Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge
Plaza de San Juan de la Cruz s/n
28003 Madrid

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Antonio Nieto Magro
Advisor Deputy
Secretariat for the Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge
Plaza San Juan de la Cruz s/n 
28003 Madrid

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Sweden

Anna Otmalm
Manager Department for Environmental Analysis
Swedish Environmental Protection Agency
106 48 Stockholm

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Martin Eriksson
Director - Environmental Assessment Department
Swedish Environmental Protection Agency
106 48 Stockholm

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Switzerland

Katrin Schneeberger
Director
Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN)
3003 Berne

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Martine Rohn-Brossard
Deputy Head of International Affairs Division
Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN)
3003 Bern

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Turkey

Mehmet Emin Birpinar
Deputy Minister 
Mustafa Kemal Mahallesi Eskişehir Devlet Yolu (Dumlupınar Bulvarı) 
Bakanlıklar
9. km. No: 278 Çankaya / Ankara

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Mehrali Ecer
General Director of Environmental Impact Assessment, Permit and Inspection
Ministry of Environment and urbanization
Çevre ve Şehircilik Bakanlığı
Mustafa Kemal Mahallesi Eskişehir Devlet Yolu (Dumlupınar Bulvarı) 9. km. No: 278 
Çankaya / Ankara

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Designated by the European Parliament

Pending nomination

Klaus Jacob
Dr, Research Director
Free University Berlin
Environmental Policy Research Centre
Ihnestr. 22
14195 Berlin, Germany

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Lena Neij
Professor, International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics (IIIEE)
Lund University
Tegnérsplatsen 4
22100 Lund, Sweden

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Ljubomir Majdandžić
Professor, Senior Advisor
Environmental Protection and Energy Efficiency Fund
Jeronima Kavanijina 14
10090 Zagreb, Croatia

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European Commission representatives

Gilles Gantelet
Director - Directorate A
Policy, Coordination, LIFE Governance and Resources
DG Environment
European Commission
1049 Brussels
Belgium

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Giovanni De Santi
Director- Directorate D
Sustainable Resources
Joint Research Centre TP123
Via E. Fermi 2749
21027 Ispra (VA)
Italy

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John Bell
Director - Directorate C 
Healthy Planet
DG Research and Innovation
European Commission
Marsveldstraat 21
1050 Brussels
Belgium

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Christine Wirtz
Acting Director - Directorate E  
Sectoral and Regional Statistics
Eurostat
Bâtiment Bech
5, rue Alphonse Weicker
2721 Luxembourg

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EEA Scientific Committee (Chair)*

Per Mickwitz 
Director, Professor
International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics (IIIEE)
Lund University, P.O. Box 196
22100 Lund,
Sweden

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Guest*

Yvon Slingenberg
Acting Director, Directorate C - Climate Strategy, Governance and Emissions from non-trading sectors
DG CLIMA
European Commission
1049 Brussels

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*Not an EEA Management Board member according to the provisions of the Establishing Regulation, but is invited to all Management Board meetings and receives a copy of all mail sent to the Board.

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