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Administrative Board Members

Andreas Nordseth

Chairman of the EMSA Administrative Board

Nicola Carlone

Deputy Chairman of the EMSA Administrative Board

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
Director of the Maritime and Waterways Division,
Estonian Transport Administration.
Tallinn

Tarmo Ots (alternate)
Head External Affairs,
Estonian Transport 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
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
Director General of Merchant Marine
Head of Spanish Maritime Administration
Madrid

Javier Fernández Abad
Jefe Unidad de Apoyo
Spanish Maritime Administration
Madrid

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

Einar Vik Arset (alternate)
Director General
Norwegian Coastal Directorate,
Ålesund

 

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)

Fotini Ioannidou (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