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EMSA

Administrative Board Members

Andreas Nordseth

Chairman of the EMSA Administrative Board

 

Nicola Carlone

Deputy Chairman of the EMSA Administrative Board

 

at.png Austria

Andreas Linhart

Deputy Head of Legal and Administrative Department

Bundesministerium für Verkehr, Innovation und Technologie

Wien

Doris Possler (alternate)

-

Bundesministerium für Verkehr, Innovation und Technologie

Wien

be.png Belgium

Els Claeys

 

Federal Public Service Mobility & Transport

Directorate General Maritime Transport,

Brussels

Peter Claeyssens (alternate)

General Advisor,

Federal Public Service Mobility & Transport

Directorate General Maritime Transport,

Brussels

bg.png Bulgaria

Zhivko Petrov

Executive Director

Bulgarian Maritime Administration,

Sofia

[to be appointed]

 

cy.png Cyprus

Ioannis Efstratiou

Acting Director

Department of Merchant Shipping

Limassol

Costas Costaras (alternate)

Senior Marine Surveyor

Department of Merchant Shipping

Limassol

hrCroatia

Siniša Orlić
Deputy Minister,
Ministry of the Sea, Transport and Infrastructure
Zagreb

Zdravko Seidel (alternate)
Head of Department
Ministry of the Sea, Transport and Infrastructure
Zagreb

cz.png Czech Republic

Evzen Vydra
Head of  Maritime Division,
Ministry of Transport
Praha

Michal Fridrich(alternate)
Director of International and EU affairs Department,
Ministry of Transport
Praha

dk.png Denmark

Andreas Nordseth - Chairman of the EMSA Administrative Board

Director General of the Danish Maritime Authoritiy,
Ministry of Business & Growth

Korsør

Niels Peter Fredslund

Deputy Director General,
Danish Maritime Authority,

Korsør

ee.png Estonia

Marek Rauk

Head of Maritime Safety Division,
Deputy Director General, Estonian Maritime Admiistration.

Tallinn

Tarmo Ots (alternate)

Head of communication Department,

Estonian Maritime Administration,

Tallinn

fi.png Finland

Juha-Matti Korsi

Head of Department

Finnish Transport & Communication Agency

Helsinki, Finland

Katja Viertävä

Ministerial Counsellor

Ministry of Transport and Communications

 

fr.png France

Thierry Coquil

Directeur des affaires maritimes

Direction Générale des infrastructures des transports et de la mer

Paris

 

Vincent Denamur (alternate)

Sous directeur de la sécurité maritime

Direction des affaires maritimes

Direction Générale des infrastructures des transports et de la mer

Paris

de.png Germany

Achim Wehrmann

Director of Shipping 

Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Developement,

Bonn

Jan Reche (alternate)

Head of Division for Maritime Safety and Transport Engineering

Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Developement,

Bonn

gr.png Greece

Christos Kontorouchas
Head of Unit for EU and International Organizations,
Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Insular Policy
Piraeus

Spyridon Syrigos (alternate)
Directorate of Shipping
Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Insular Policy
Piraeus

hu.png Hungary

Csaba Bellyei (alternate)

Head of Unit

National Transport Authority

Budapest

Iván Vass (alternate)

Shipping Referent

Ministry of National Development

Budapest

ie.png Ireland

Deirdre O'Keeffe
Assistant Secretary
Irish Maritime Administration
Department of Transport, Trourism and Sport
Dublin

Clare Finnegan (alternate)
Principal Officer - Maritime Safety Policy Division
Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport

Dublin 

it.png Italy

Nicola Carlone 
- Deputy Chairman of the Board
Comando Generale del Corpo delle Capitanerie di Porto,
Italian Coast Guard
Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure
Roma

Piero Pellizzari (alternate)
Comando Generale del Corpo delle Capitanerie di Porto,
Italian Coast Guard
Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure

Roma

lv.png The Republic of Latvia

Jānis Krastiņš

Chairman of the Board,

Latvian Maritime Administration

Riga

Laima Rituma (alternate)

Director of Maritime Department

Ministry of Transport

Riga

lt.png Lithuania

Linas Kasparavicius
Head of Maritime Supervision Division
Lithuanian Transport Safety Administration
Vilnius

Tomas Kolendo (alternate)
Deputy Director
Port Safety Administration

lu.png Luxembourg

Robert Biwer
Commissaire du Governement aux affaires maritimes
Luxembourg


Marc Siuda,
Responsible for Quality

Commissariat aux affaires maritimes

Ministère de l’Économie
Luxembourg

mt.png Malta

Ivan Sammut
Registrar General Shipping and Seamen,
Merchant Shipping Directorate, Transport Malta,
Marsa

David Bugeja (alternate)
Chief Officer,
Ports and Yachting Directorate, Transport Malta
Marsa

mt.png Netherlands

Paul van Gurp
Head of Unit for Maritime Shipping
Directorate for Maritime Affairs
Ministry of Infrastructure and Watter Management
The Hague

Jeroen Witter (alternate)

Senior Advisor Merchant Shipping

Netherlands Shipping Directorate

The Hague

 

pl.png Poland

Katarzyna Krzywda
Director of the Maritime Economy Department,
Ministry of Maritime Economy and Inland Navigation
Warsaw

Wojciech Zdanowicz (alternate)
Director

Maritime Office

Szczecin

pt.png Portugal

José Simao

Director General

Directorate-General for Natural Resources, Safety and Maritime Services

Ministry of the Sea

Lisboa

Paulo Pamplona (alternate)

Director of Maritime Administration Services Directorate

Directorate General for Natural Resources, Safety and Maritime Services

Ministry of the Sea

Lisboa

ro.png Romania

Dorel Constantin Onaca
Parliamentary advisor,
Maritime Salvage Expert
Bucarest



Lacrima Hornet (alternate)
Inspector
Programmes Coordination Department
Foreign Affairs and International Relations Directorate
Romanian Naval Authority
RNA Building, Constanta
Constanta 

sk.png Slovakia

Josef Mrkva
Head of Maritime Office, Ministry of Transport,
Post and Telecommunication,
Bratislava

[to be appointed]



si.png Slovenia

Jadran Klinec
Director,
Ministry of Infrastructure and Spatial Planning,
Slovenian Maritime Administration,
Koper

Vladimir Vladović (alternate)
Harbour Master (acting)
Slovenian Maritime Administration,

Koper

es.png Spain

Benito Nuñez Quintanilla
Vocal Asesor
Unidad de Apoyo de la Direccion General de la Marina Mercante
Madrid

[to be appointed]

 

se.png Sweden

Pernilla Wallin
Head of Personnel & Qualifications Unit
Deputy Civil Aviation and Maritime Director
Swedish Transport Agency
Stockholm

Maria Gelin (alternate)
Head of Unit / Senior Advisor,
Ministry of Enterprise, Energy and Communications,

Stockholm 

 Representatives of the European Free Trade Association States

is.png Iceland

Jon Gunnar Jonsson

Director General

Icelandic Transport Authority,

Reykjavik

Einar Orn Hedinsson (alternate)

Director Transport Operations

Icelandic Transport Authority,

Reykjavik

no.png Norway

Lars Alvestad
Acting Director General
Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries
Maritime Department
Oslo

Olav Akselsen (alternate)
Director General
Norwegian Maritime Directorate,
Haugesund

 

 eu.pngRepresentatives of the Commission

Henrik Hololei

Director General

European Commission

Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport (DG MOVE)

 
Barbara Sellier (alternate)

Deputy Head of Unit in charge of maritime safety

European Commission

Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport (DG MOVE)

Magda Kopczynska

Director in charge of waterborn transport

European Commission

Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport (DG MOVE)

Sian Prout (alternate)

Head of Unit in charge of maritime safety

European Commission

Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport (DG MOVE) 

[to be appointed]

Anne Montagnon(alternate)

Head of Unit D.3 Budget and Financial Management

European Commission

Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport (DG MOVE/ENER)

 

Ilkka Salmi

Director Civil Protection Policy

European Commission

Directorate-General for Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection

Veronica Manfredi (alternate)
European Commission
Director for Quality of life
Directorate-General for Environment

Industry Representatives

Thomas Kazakos
Director General
Cyprus Shipping Chamber

Henrik Ringbom
Adjunct Professor (Docent) in Maritime Law and the Law of the Sea
Åbo Akademi University Turku/Åbo, Finland

Christine Cabau
CEO, Marseille Port & President of Medlinks Ports

Dorotea Zec
Seafarers' Union of Croatia