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Phil Hogan's team

Phil Hogan's team supports him in his daily work

Contact the team

  • Head of Cabinet

Peter Power

Email
peter [dot] poweratec [dot] europa [dot] eu
Phone number
+32 2 29 55333
Responsibilities
  • Overall coordination
  • Personnel issues
  • Responsible for weekly preparatory meetings of the College of Commissioners (HEBDO)

Non-portfolio

A Stronger Europe in the World (CGSE)

  • Deputy Head of Cabinet

Elisabetta Siracusa

Email
elisabetta [dot] siracusaatec [dot] europa [dot] eu
Phone number
+32 2 29 94234
Responsibilities
  • Deputising for the Head of Cabinet
  • Inter-institutional relations Group (GRI)
  • Commission Working Programme

Portfolio

  • Investment policy (including Foreign Direct Investment)
  • International Procurement Instrument
  • Carbon border tax
  • China
  • Trade and security (including export controls)

Non-portfolio

  • Defence and Space Industry
  • Security and Defence and Sanctions
  • Member of Cabinet

Cristina Rueda-Catry

Email
cristina [dot] rueda-catryatec [dot] europa [dot] eu
Phone number
+32 2 29 95893
Responsibilities

Portfolio

  • Enforcement and implementation
  • Level playing field (market access)
  • EU’s enforcement regulation
  • Intellectual property including geographical indications, counterfeiting and origin markings (except patents)
  • G7, G20
  • USA, Canada
  • Latin America, Mercosur

Non-portfolio

  • Budget, including Multiannual Financial Framework and administration
  • Foresight
  • Taxation and Customs
  • Member of Cabinet

Dermot Ryan

Email
dermot [dot] ryanatec [dot] europa [dot] eu
Phone number
+32 2 29 57854
Responsibilities

Portfolio

  • Group for External Coordination (EXCO)
  • Brexit FTA (CAB coordination)
  • Communication
  • Relations with the European Parliament
  • Relations with the EU Council of Ministers
  • Relations with national parliaments
  • Relations with the European Committee of the Regions
  • Relations with the European Economic and Social Committee
  • Dialogue with civil society
  • Farm-to-fork and biodiversity
  • Relations with International Financial Institutions
  • European Free Trade Agreement (EFTA), Switzerland
  • United Kingdom
  • Russia
  • Central Asia
  • India
  • ASEAN: South and East ASEAN
  • Japan

Non-portfolio

  • An Economy that Works for People
  • Economy/European Semester
  • Financial stability,FISMA, InvestEU, Green financing
  • OLAF, Court of Auditors, Audit
  • Member

Cecile Billaux

Email
cecile [dot] billauxatec [dot] europa [dot] eu
Phone number
+32 2 29 57306
Responsibilities

Portfolio

  • Africa, including Northern Africa
  • African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) and post-Cotonou negotiations
  • Trade and Sustainable Development, including Human Rights
  • Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Due diligence
  • Generalised System of Preferences (GSP)
  • Cambodia and Myanmar
  • International Cooperation and Development
  • North Africa and Euromed
  • Sanitary and Phytosanitary issues (SPS)
  • Raw materials
  • Trade and energy

Non-portfolio

  • A European Green Deal (with Dermot Ryan)
  • Promoting our European Way of Life
  • Environment
  • Energy
  • Climate 
  • International Partnerships
  • Migration and Home Affairs
  • Member of Cabinet

Tom Tynan

Email
tom [dot] tynanatec [dot] europa [dot] eu
Phone number
+32 2 29 57862
Responsibilities

Portfolio

  • Trade Defence Instruments
  • SMEs
  • Technical barriers to trade
  • Export credits
  • Korea
  • Turkey
  • Iran, Iraq
  • Middle East
  • Gulf Cooperation Council
  • Biotech
  • Agriculture
  • OECD

Non-portfolio

  • Agriculture
  • Oceans and fisheries
  • Innovation and research 
  • Health and food safety
  • Policy coordinator / Member of Cabinet

Kevin Keary

Email
kevin [dot] kearyatec [dot] europa [dot] eu
Phone number
+32 2 29 57774
Responsibilities

Portfolio

  • WTO
  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • ASEAN (Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malesia, Brunei, Singapore, Philippines, Myanmar, Indonesia)
  • Japan
  • Republic of Korea
  • Relations with Ombudsman
  • Petitions
  • Access to Documents
  • Relations with Think Tanks

Non-portfolio

  • Better Regulation
  • Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (MARE)
  • Global Gateway Connectivity
  • Communication assistant

Sophie Dirven

Email
sophie [dot] dirvenatec [dot] europa [dot] eu
Phone number
+32 2 29 67228
Responsibilities
  • Communications
  • Social media
  • Media briefings
  • Relations with the Spokesperson's Service (SPP) and DG Trade on communication
  • Relations with think tanks (with Kevin Keary)
  • Assistant to the Commissioner

Bernie Kilcoyne

Email
bernie [dot] kilcoyneatec [dot] europa [dot] eu
Phone number
+32 2 29 67126
  • Assistant to Peter Power

Catriona Carmody

Email
bernie [dot] kilcoyneatec [dot] europa [dot] eu
Phone number
+32 2 29 67126
Responsibilities
  • Assistant to the Head of Cabinet
  • Coordination of the Cabinet budget
  • Human resources and logistical issues
  • Training
  • Local Security Officer (LSO)
  • Assistant to Tom Tynan and Kevin Keary

Pauline Rowan

Email
pauline [dot] rowanatec [dot] europa [dot] eu
Phone number
+32 2 29 61458
  • Document management officer and assistant to Cecile Billaux

Deborah Grassetti

Email
deborah [dot] grassettiatec [dot] europa [dot] eu
Phone number
+32 2 29 58270
  • 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