Internal Organization

The EUD/EUSR office has 151 staff of whom 39 are international staff and 112 are national staff. In addition to the Ambassador’s office, we have the following departments: Political Section, Legal Service, Rule of Law Section, Communication Team, Operations, Contracts, Finance & Audit, Executive Office and EUD and EUSR Administration Offices.

Ambassador Johann Sattler
Head of the EU Delegation and EU Special Representative in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Adebayo Babajide
Deputy Head of EU Delegation to BiH

Aurelie Valtat
Head of European Integration, Political, Press and Information Section

Elisabet Tomasinec
Head of Political Section

Stefano Ellero
Head of Cooperation

Karel Lizerot
Head of Operations Section I (Justice and Home Affairs, Public Administration Reform)

Gilles Rebattet
Head of Operations Section II (Economic Development, Natural Resources, Infrastructures)

Gianluca Vannini
Head of Operations Section III (Social Development, Civil Society and Cross Border Cooperation)

Ferdinand Koenig
Head of Communications & Spokesperson

Branka Bajić
Head of Legal Service

Alfredo Strippoli
Head of Rule of Law Section

George Katsoulis
Head of Finance, Contracts and Audit Section

Joelle Lepot
Deputy Head of Finance, Contracts and Audit Section

Simone Guerrini
Head of Banja Luka Regional Office

Bernard Schelfaut
Head of EUD Administration Section

Aida Žunić
Head of EUSR Finance and Administration

Joeri Maas
Head of Executive Office