Secretariat

Jordi
Jordi Harrison
Secretary-General
Jordi
Jordi Harrison
Secretary-General
+32 (0) 2 282 23 12
FR, EN, ES, IT
Chiara
Chiara Malagodi
Deputy Secretary-General
Chiara
Chiara Malagodi
Deputy Secretary-General
  • HR Management
  • Coordination of PES Group activities
  • Relations with PES and FEPS
+32 (0) 2 282 22 43
IT, EN, FR, ES
Francesco
Francesco Carteri
Political adviser
Francesco
Francesco Carteri
Political adviser
  • Commission for the Environment, Climate change and Energy (ENVE)
  • Neighbourhood South
  • - Euro-Mediterranean Regional and Local Assembly (ARLEM)
  • - Working Group on Relations with Turkey
  • Decentralised cooperation for development
+32 (0) 2 282 20 48
IT, EN, FR
Julien
Julien De Ridder
Political adviser
Julien
Julien De Ridder
Political adviser
  • Coordination of Committee’s consultative activities
  • Commission for Financial and Administrative Affairs (CFAA)
  • Committee of the Regions’ Bureau and Conference of Presidents
  • Management of budgetary resources
+32 (0) 2 282 23 09
FR, EN, IT
Olga
Olga Fotinou
Political adviser
Olga
Olga Fotinou
Political adviser
  • Commission for Social Policy, Education, Employment, Research and Culture (SEDEC)
  • Commission for Citizenship, Governance, Institutional and External Affairs (CIVEX)
  • Subsidiarity Network and Conference on the Future of Europe
  • Relations with the Party of European Socialists (PES)
+32 (0) 2 282 20 86
EL, EN, FR, IT
Maria
Maria Freitas
Political advisor
Maria
Maria Freitas
Political advisor
+32 (0) 2 282 21 78
PT, EN, FR, DE, ES
Nicolas
Nicolas Lété
Political adviser
Nicolas
Nicolas Lété
Political adviser
  • Commission for Territorial Cohesion Policy and EU Budget (COTER)
  • Commission for Natural Resources (NAT)
  • UK Contact Group
+32 (0) 2 282 25 40
FR, EN, ES
Bastian
Bastian Meić
Political adviser
Bastian
Bastian Meić
Political adviser
  • Commission for Territorial Cohesion Policy and EU Budget (COTER)
  • Commission for Economic Policy (ECON)
  • Neighbourhood East and Enlargement Countries
  • - Conference of Regional and Local Authorities for the Eastern Partnership (CORLEAP)
  • - Joint Consultative Committees North Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia
  • - Working Group Western Balkans
+32 (0) 2 282 22 55
DE, EN, HR, NL, FR
Katrin
Katrin Mikolaiczyk
Political assistant
Katrin
Katrin Mikolaiczyk
Political assistant
  • Assistance for Committee’s consultative activities
  • PES Group Meeting
+32 (0)2 282 22 23
DE, PL, EN, FR, ES
Monica
Monica Tiberi
Press and communications adviser
Monica
Monica Tiberi
Press and communications adviser
  • Coordination of PES Group communications activities and campaigns
  • Press relations
  • Events
  • Social media, graphic design and video
+32 (0) 2 282 23 81
IT, EN, FR
Gaelle
Gaëlle Famelaer
Communications assistant
Gaelle
Gaëlle Famelaer
Communications assistant
  • Communications
  • Copywriting and copy editing
  • Events
+32 (0) 2 282 22 29
FR, EN, NL
Katja
Katja Turck
Press and communications officer
Katja
Katja Turck
Press and communications officer
  • Communications and press
  • Events
  • Social media
+32 (0) 2 282 21 69
DE, EN, IT, FR
Vanessa
Vanessa Paget
Communications assistant
Vanessa
Vanessa Paget
Communications assistant
+ 32 (0) 2 282 22 63
FR, EN, ES, IT
Antoine
Antoine Blot
Trainee
Antoine
Antoine Blot
Trainee
+32 (0) 2 282 15 20
FR, EN

Contact us

Traineeship

Traineeships:
Are you interested in gaining your first work experience with us? Here are the opportunities available to you:

Paid traineeships

Every year, the European Committee of the Regions offers a limited number of university graduates a five-month paid traineeship:

  • from 16 February to 15 July (spring session)
  • from 16 September to 15 February (autumn session)

Please note that applications have to be made through the Committee’s website. You will find more information and the online application form on the European Committee of the Regions Website.

Please remember to specify the PES Group in your application. You will have the possibility to do so in the "Preference" section of the online form.

Short-term study visits
Students who have obtained at least a Bachelor’s degree have the opportunity to undertake a short-term study visit.

In order to apply for a short-term study visit, please contact the PES Group Secretariat.

Whom to contact

Citizenship
Olga Fotinou
+32 (0) 2 282 20 86
+32 42 282 20 86

Visit Us

Group of the Party of European Socialists in the European Committee of the Regions
Rue Belliard 101
1040 Brussels
Beļģija
+32 (0) 2 282 22 23
+32 (0) 496 499 217

If you are interested in knowing more about our political work at the European Committee of the Regions and learning about the role of cities and regions in shaping the European Union, you can book a visit through the European Committee of the Regions website and specify your interest in the PES Group in the application form.

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