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Mairead McGuinness' team

Mairead McGuinness' team supports her in her daily task

Contact the team

  • Head of Cabinet
Patricia Reilly
Email
patricia [dot] reillyatec [dot] europa [dot] eu
Phone number
+32 2 29 57922
Responsibilities
  • Cabinet coordination
  • Senior management and administration
  • Relations with Cabinets of the President and Executive Vice-Presidents
  • Relations with the Secretariat-General
  • Weekly preparatory meetings of the College of Commissioners (HEBDO)
  • Sanctions 
  • Deputy Head of Cabinet
Nathalie De Basaldua
Email
nathalie [dot] de-basalduaatec [dot] europa [dot] eu
Phone number
+32 2 29 56189
Responsibilities

Portfolio

  • Deputising for the Head of Cabinet
  • Inter-institutional Relations Group (GRI)
  • Commission Work Programme
  • Policy definition and planning
  • International affairs
  • Financial crime incl. anti-money laundering
  • Resolution Taskforce

Non-portfolio

  • Security and Defence
  • Foresight
  • EXCO

Commissioners group

  • A stronger Europe in the World

Member States

  • ES, PT, IT, DE, FI
  • Member of Cabinet
Joanna Sikora-Wittnebel
Email
joanna [dot] sikoraatec [dot] europa [dot] eu
Phone number
+32 2 29 81959
Responsibilities

Portfolio

  • Free movement of capital
  • Sustainable Finance
  • Retail Financial Services – legislative matters
  • Application and enforcement of rules and legislation
  • Corporate Sustainability Reporting
  • Legal issues (with Sallyann Malone)

Non-portfolio 

  • Competition/State Aid
  • Internal market 
  • Audit Progress Committee Preparatory Group
  • Trade 
  • Infringements
  • Industry, entrepreneurship & SMEs

Member States

  • PL, SI, HU, HR
  • Member of Cabinet
Florian Denis
Email
florian [dot] denisatec [dot] europa [dot] eu
Phone number
+32 2 29 86094
Responsibilities

Portfolio

  • Financial Markets
  • Capital Markets Union
  • Digital Finance
  • Banking Union 
  • Insurance (with Sallyann Malone)
  • Crisis Management and Financial Systems
  • Economic Analysis and evaluation
  • Eurogroup
  • ECOFIN (with Katie Power)
  • Securitisation
  • Macroprudential policy

Non-portfolio

  • Digital Agenda
  • Taxation and Customs

Commissioners group

  • A Europe Fit for the Digital Age

Member States

  • FR, EL, BE, NL, LU
  • Member of Cabinet
Deirdre O'Hea
Email
deirdre [dot] o'heaatec [dot] europa [dot] eu
Phone number
+32 2 29 59365
Responsibilities

Portfolio

  • Relations with EP and National Parliaments, Economic and Social Committee, Committee of the Regions
  • Consumer affairs
  • Financial literacy
  • Women in finance

Non-portfolio 

  • Justice
  • Migration/Home Affairs
  • OLAF, Court of Auditors, Audit
  • Jobs and Social Rights
  • Gender and Equality issues
  • Ombudsman

Commissioners group

  • A new push for European Democracy
  • Promoting our European Way of Life
  • Member of Cabinet / Communication Advisor
Paul Moley
Email
paul [dot] moleyatec [dot] europa [dot] eu
Phone number
+32 2 29 81430
Responsibilities

Portfolio

  • Strategic communications
  • Communications coordination
  • Media briefings
  • Relations with the Spokesperson’s Service
  • Relations with think tanks, universities, research institutes

Non-portfolio

  • Defence and Space Industry 

Member States

  • Ireland – financial services
  • Member of Cabinet
Katie Power
Email
katherine [dot] poweratec [dot] europa [dot] eu
Phone number
+32 2 29 59369
Responsibilities

Portfolio

  • Sustainable Finance
  • Sanctions – implementation
  • Corporate Sustainability Reporting
  • Economic Security & Open Strategic Autonomy
  • ECOFIN (with Florian Denis)

Non-portfolio

  • Green Deal (Environment & Climate)
  • Energy
  • Forestry
  • Regional, Cohesion Policy
  • International Partnerships
  • Crisis management
  • Health and Food Safety (with Sallyann Malone)

Commissioners Group

  • A European Green Deal

Member States

  • AU, CZ, RO, CY
  • Policy Coordinator
Hannah O’Kane
Email
hannah [dot] o'kaneatec [dot] europa [dot] eu
Phone number
+32 2 29 59377
Responsibilities

Portfolio

  • Speeches - speechwriting, planning and coordination
  • Social media
  • Brexit

Non-portfolio

  • Budget, including Multiannual Financial Framework, and administration
  • Macroprudential policy
  • Economy/European Semester
  • Neighbourhood and Enlargement
  • Innovation and Research
  • Culture, Education and Youth
  • Democracy and Demography/Equality

Commissioners group

  • An Economy that Works for People

Member States

  • SK, MT, BG, LV, LT, EE
  • Policy Assistant
Sallyann Malone
Email
sallyann [dot] maloneatec [dot] europa [dot] eu
Phone number
+32 2 29 85038
Responsibilities

Portfolio

  • Insurance (with Florian Denis)
  • Legal issues (with Agnieszka Drzewoska)

Non-portfolio

  • Agriculture
  • Oceans and Fisheries
  • Transport
  • Health and Food Safety (with Katie Power)

Member States

  • IE (general), SE, DK
  • Assistant to the Commissioner
Bernie Kilcoyne
Email
bernie [dot] kilcoyneatec [dot] europa [dot] eu
Phone number
+32 2 29 67126
  • Administrative Assistant
Solveig Jaspert
Email
solveig [dot] jaspertatec [dot] europa [dot] eu
Phone number
+32 2 29 62613
Responsibilities
  • Assistant to the Head of Cabinet
  • Coordination of Cabinet Budget
  • HR and logistical issues
  • Business Continuity Management
  • Training
  • Local Security Officer (LSO)
  • Drivers
  • Assistant
Helle Mortensen
Email
helle [dot] mortensenatec [dot] europa [dot] eu
Phone number
+32 2 29 63212
Responsibilities
  • Assistant to the Deputy Head of Cabinet
  • FISMA/JOUR FIXE Files
  • Assistant
Esther Rico Donovan
Email
esther [dot] rico-donovanatec [dot] europa [dot] eu
Phone number
+32 2 29 87488
Responsibilities
  • Assistant to Agnieszka Drzewoska & Deirdre O’Hea
  • Assistant to Florian Denis for Banking Union and Insurance
  • Infringements - IT management
  • Digital Ambassador
  • Assistant
Stephanie Liard
Email
stephanie [dot] liardatec [dot] europa [dot] eu
Phone number
+32 2 29 64695
Responsibilities
  • Assistant to Florian Denis (with ERD for banking & insurance)
  • Assistant to Hannah O’Kane
  • WEB/SPP Calendar Commissioner
  • Access to documents
  • Cabinet Contact for Ares
  • Documents Management Officer (DMO)
Eleni Valavani
Email
eleni [dot] valavaniatec [dot] europa [dot] eu
Phone number
+32 2 29 67064
Responsibilities
  • Archives / Secure document handling
  • DMO (Hebdo & Commission File)
  • Functional Mailboxes
  • Virtual Entities in ARES 
  • Document management
  • GRI File
  • Assistant
Jennifer Rowan
Email
jennifer [dot] rowanatec [dot] europa [dot] eu
Phone number
+32 2 29 94468
Responsibilities
  • Assistant to Paul Moley
  • Assistant to Katie Power
  • Assistant to Sallyann Malone
  • Assistant
Claire Langton
Email
claire [dot] langtonatec [dot] europa [dot] eu
Phone number
+32 2 29 57779
Responsibilities
  • Commissioner’s travel planning
  • CabMcGuinness Contact
  • Transparency Register
  • Invitations management
  • Trainee
Alexander Hawthorn
Email
alexander [dot] hawthornatec [dot] europa [dot] eu
Phone number
+32 2 29 96242
  • Trainee
Emily Keane
Email
emily [dot] keaneatec [dot] europa [dot] eu
Phone number
+32 2 29 96244