The social development bank in Europe

Administrative Council

The powers of the Administrative Council are described in Article X of the Articles of Agreement. The Administrative Council consists of a Chairperson and one representative for each member state. The Administrative Council exercises the powers delegated to it by the Governing Board, establishes and supervises operational policies, approves investment projects submitted by the governments. It votes on the Bank's operating budget. Its Chairperson is elected by the Governing Board.

Composition

CHAIRPERSON
Miglė TUSKIENĖ (Lithuania)
Vice-Minister, Ministry of Finance, Vilnius

VICE-CHAIRPERSON
Endre TÖRÖK (Hungary)

Albania
Erjon LUÇI
Deputy Minister, Ministry of Finance, Tirana

Belgium
Ronald DE SWERT
Head International and European Financial Affairs, Belgian Treasury, Federal Public Service Finance, Brussels

Bosnia and Herzegovina
Ljerka MARIC, Deputy Chair of Management Board,  Federal Banking Agency, Sarajevo

Bulgaria
Gergana BEREMSKA
Director, Directorate of International Financial Institutions and Cooperation, Ministry of Finance, Sofia

Croatia
Stipe ŽUPAN
Assistant Minister, Ministry of Finance, Zagreb

Cyprus
Christos PATSALIDES
Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Nicosia

Czech Republic
Petr PAVELEK
Deputy Minister for Public Budgets, Ministry of Finance, Prague

Denmark
Steen Ryd LARSEN
Advisor, Ministry of Finance, Copenhagen

Estonia
Riina LAIGO
Counsellor, EU and International Affairs Department, Ministry of Finance, Tallinn

Finland
Tuuli JUURIKKALA
Special Advisor, Permanent Representation of Finland to the OECD, Paris

France
Shanti BOBIN
Head of Bilateral Relations and European Financial Instruments, Treasury Department, Ministry of Economy and Finance, Paris

Georgia
Nikoloz GAGUA
Deputy Minister, Ministry of Finance, Tbilisi

Germany
Christof HARZER
Head of Division (VII A 2), Multilateral Development Banks, Ministry of Finance, Berlin

Greece
Panagiotis ANDRESAKIS, Head of Unit for International Financial Organizations and Development Banks, Directorate for International Organisations, Ministry of Economy and Development, Athens

Holy See
Reverend Fabio SALERNO
Deputy Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the Council of Europe, Strasbourg

Hungary
Endre TÖRÖK, Vice-Chair of the Administrative Council
Deputy Head of Department for International Finance, Ministry for National Economy, Budapest

Iceland
Ólafur SIGURDSSON
Director, Directorate for External Trade and Economic Affairs, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Reykjavik

Ireland
Des O'LEARY
Principal, International Financial Institutions Division, Department of Finance, Dublin

Italy
Gelsomina VIGLIOTTI
Director General, International Financial Relations, Department of the Treasury, Ministry of Economy and Finance, Rome

Kosovo
Fatmir PLAKIQI 
Director of Treasury, Ministry of Economy and Finance, Pristina

Latvia
Inta VASARAUDZE
Director, Department of Economic Analysis, Ministry of Finance, Latvia 

Liechtenstein
Daniel OSPELT
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of Liechtenstein to the Council of Europe, Strasbourg

Lithuania
Darius TRAKELIS
Director, EU and International Affairs Department, Ministry of Finance, Vilnius

Luxembourg
Arsène JACOBY
Director, Multilateral Affairs, Development and Compliance, Ministry of Finance, Luxembourg

Malta
Joseph LICARI
Former Ambassador of Malta to the Council of Europe, Swieqi

Republic of Moldova
Octavian ARMAŞU
Minister of Finance, Chişinau

Montenegro
Nikola VUKICEVIC
Deputy Minister for Budget, Ministry of Finance, Podgorica

Netherlands
Jan HEIDSMA
Advisor, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Hague

Norway
Bente WEISSER
Senior Adviser, Section for Multilateral Development Banks, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Oslo

Poland
Piotr NOWAK
Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Finance, Warsaw

Portugal
José PEREIRA
Director General, Office for Economic Policy and International Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Lisbon 

Romania
Boni CUCU
General Director, International Financial Relations General Directorate, Ministry of Public Finance, Bucharest

San Marino
Nicola CECCAROLI
Counsellor, Ministry of Finance, San Marino

Serbia
Zoran CIROVIC
Former Chairman of the Securities Commission of the Republic of Serbia, Belgrade

Slovak Republic
Eva GONCALVESOVÁ
Director General, International Relations Section, Ministry of Finance, Bratislava

Slovenia
Martin ZDOVC
Undersecretary of State, International Finance Department, Ministry of Finance, Ljubljana

Spain
Alberto SABIDO MARTÍN 
Senior Advisor, Sub-Directorate for Multilateral Financial Institutions, Ministry of Economy and Business, Madrid

Sweden
Ewa WIBERG
Head of Section, International Department, Ministry of Finance, Stockholm

Switzerland
Daniel BIRCHMEIER
Head of Division Multilateral Cooperation, State Secretariat for Economic Affairs, Bern

"the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia"
Dejan NIKOLOVSKI
Head of International Financial Relations and Public Debt Management Department, Ministry of Finance, Skopje

Turkey
Kemal Çağatay İMİRGİ
Director General for Foreign Economic Relations, Undersecretariat of Treasury, Ankara

Meetings in 2018

26 January

15-16 March

15 June

28 September

15-16 November