CIO , BMW Group
Case Handler , European Commission
Felix Schulyok Case Handler Case Handler , European CommissionFelix Schulyok has been Case Handler State Aid at DG Competition of the European Commission since 2013. Since 2016, he is working at the State aid Policy and Case support Unit. Previously, Felix Schulyok was dealing with State aid for infrastructure projects as well as with State aid for industrial restructuring. Before entering DG Competition, he worked as Assistant at the University of Copenhagen on European Constitutional Law.
Former Head of Unit , Publications Office of the European Union
László Szabó Former Head of Unit Former Head of Unit , Publications Office of the European UnionFrom 2006 until 2018, László Szabó has been Head of Internal Control and Evaluation Unit at the Publications Office of the European Union. His most important tasks were to coordinate risk management, fraud prevention and detection and personal data protection as well as managing financial control and evaluation. He was also responsible for internal audit of the Office. Prior to this, László Szabó was managing controlling, finance and IT in different (mainly financial) companies as well as acting as lecturer in corporate finance, risk management, data management and controlling as well as International Financial Reporting Standards at the International Business School and other training establishments in Budapest.
Head of IT , Office of the Federal President, Germany
Andreas Schmidt Head of IT Head of IT , Office of the Federal President, GermanyAndreas Schmidt is Head of IT at the Office of the German Federal President. Prior to his current position, Andreas Schmidt worked as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at the German Federal Ministry of Economics and En-ergy (BMWi) from 2011 to 2017. During this occupation he was responsible for the security of the digital radio of the BOS (Behörden und Organisationen mit Sicherheitsaufgaben: Pu-blic Institutions of High Security Significance) authorities, and was active as an IT Security Officer at the Federal Ministry of the Interior. As an ISO 27001 Auditor and IS Auditor, Andreas Schmidt also carries out audits and revisions, among others, according to the methodology of the IT baseline protection of the BSI (Grundschutz, Bundesamt für Sicherheit in der Infor-mationstechnik), the German Federal Office for Information Security.
Deputy head of Unit Legal Affairs, Joint Research Centre , European Commission
Francesca Siniscalchi Deputy head of Unit Legal Affairs, Joint Research Centre Deputy head of Unit Legal Affairs, Joint Research Centre , European CommissionFrancesca Siniscalchi, Deputy Head of Unit-Joint Research Centre (JRC) A4-Legal Affairs of the European Commission, has experienced three institutions, two geographical seats (LUX and BRX) and five Commission departments in more than 20 years. A lawyer by vocation, curriculum and training, she joined the JRC ten years ago. In her role, she gives and coordinates legal advice to JRC scientific services and management on R&D contracts, scientific arrangements and international agreements and nuclear industrial contracts.
Waste Management Technician , Waste Agency of Catalonia
Gisela Sommer Waste Management Technician Waste Management Technician , Waste Agency of CataloniaGisela Sommer has been working at the Waste Agency of Catalonia as an Environmental Technician since November 1994. Currently she forms part of the work team dedicated to the EU Horizon 2020 Project DECISIVE (A Decentralised Management Scheme for Innovative Valorisation of Urban Biowaste). She has been involved in different aspects of waste management and in particularly in data collection and elaboration of waste statistics. In addition, she has collaborated in EU waste management projects like the European Topic Centre on Waste and the INTERREG IVC Project Regions for Recycling (R4R). From 1993 to 1994 she worked with TÜV Rheinland Sicherheit und Umweltschutz GmbH (Cologne, Germany) on a Hazardous Waste Management Project for the Metropolitan Area of Mexico City. From 1992 to 1993 she worked with ICICT/TÜV Rheinland Iberia (Barcelona/Spain) in the field of emission and water pollution control of industrial activities.
Head of Communication / Public Affairs , DSD – Duales System Holding GmbH & Co. KG
Helmut Schmitz Head of Communication / Public Affairs Head of Communication / Public Affairs , DSD – Duales System Holding GmbH & Co. KGHelmut Schmitz works since 2013 as Director Communication & Public Affairs for “Der Grüne Punkt - Duales System Deutschland GmbH“ in Berlin, Brussels and Cologne. As Head of International Communication and Director Public Affairs he was responsible in 2000 – 2013 for projects with different international stakeholder groups, especially in Europe and Asia.