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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

Last update: 30/09/2021

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

VICE-CHAIRPERSON
Pending nomination

Albania
Adela XHEMALI
Deputy Minister, Ministry of Finance and Economy, Tirana

Andorra
Marc BALLESTÀ ALIAS
State Secretary for International Financial Matters, Ministry of Finance, Andorra La Vella

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
Kyriakos KAKOURIS
Director of Finance, Administration and Finance Directorate, 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
Arto ENO
Financial Counsellor, International Financial Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Helsinki

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

Georgia
Ekaterine GUNTSADZE
Deputy Minister, Ministry of Finance, Tbilisi

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

Greece
Angelos VOURVACHIS
Head of Independent Section for International financial institutions & Development Banks, Ministry of Development & Investments, Athens

Holy See
Monsignor Javier CAMAÑES FORÈS
Deputy Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the Council of Europe, Strasbourg

Hungary
Endre TÖRÖK, Vice-Chairperson 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
Niamh McGUIRE
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
Lum MITA
Head of Division for International Financial Cooperation, Ministry of Finance, Pristina

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

Liechtenstein
Pending nomination

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
Tatiana IVANICICHINA
State Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Chişinau

Montenegro
Katarina ŽIVKOVIĆ
Head of the Unit for Debt Management, Indebtedness Analysis and Foreign Relations (front office), Directorate for State Treasury, Ministry of Finance and Social Welfare, Podgorica

Netherlands
Johannes SMEETS
Advisor, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Hague

North Macedonia
Dejan NIKOLOVSKI
Head of International Financial Relations and Public Debt Management Department, Ministry of Finance, Skopje

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

Poland
Tomasz SKURZEWSKI
Deputy Director, International Cooperation Department, Ministry of Finance, Warsaw

Portugal
José AZEVEDO 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
Martin POLÓNYI
Director General, International Relations Section, Ministry of Finance, Bratislava

Slovenia
Urška GRMEK
Head of the Minister's Office, Ministry of Finance, Ljubljana

Spain
Leonardo RODRÍGUEZ
Deputy Director General for Multilateral Financial Institutions, General Secretariat of the Treasury and International Finance, 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

Turkey
Serhat KÖKSAL
Director General for Foreign Economic Relations, Ministry of Treasury and Finance, Ankara

Meetings in 2021

29 January
19 March
10 June
24 September
18-19 November