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The following spreadsheet represents all known information about the new activities of the 26 departed members of the Barroso II Commission (and also now departing members of the Juncker Commission). It has been collated from information in the College of Commissioners' published minutes, from access to document requests, and from other public sources. CEO will try to keep this spreadsheet up-to-date. Please report new information or errors to revolvingdoorwatch@corporateeurope.org Last updated: March 2017
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New rolePaid or unpaid (a blank entry means it is not clear)Name of former commissionerCommissioner's country of originFormer Commission responsibility (2010-2014)Date of Commission authorisationSpecified conditions placed on authorisation of new role by CommissionBased on advice from Ad hoc Ethical Committee?Link to authorisation in College of Commissioners' minutesLink to Commission authorisation documents, released under freedom of information rules. Click on the links to read the documents
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Member of the Kuratorium (Board of Trustees/ supervisory board) of the Bertelsmann Foundationpaid Viviane RedingLuxembourgJustice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship 29/10/2014provided that Ms REDING avoided any conflicts of interest incompatible with the Code of Conduct for Commissioners in particular when projects of the Bertelsmann Foundation involved requesting and/or obtaining Community cofinancing and that, within the 18 months after ceasing to hold office, she abstained from lobbying and defending the Foundation's interests to the Commission; yeshttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2014/EN/10061-2014-2103-EN-F1-1.Pdfhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1549/response/5975/attach/4/annex%20ii.pdf + http://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1549/response/6127/attach/4/annex%20i.pdf + http://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1549/response/6127/attach/6/annex%20iii.pdf
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Planned cooperation with various Speakers Bureaux, including Premium Speakers Deutschland and Celebrity Speakers UK Viviane RedingLuxembourgJustice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship 16/12/2014provided that she fulfilled her obligations under Articles 245 and 339 TFEU and the Code of Conduct for Commissioners, including protection of confidentiality and collective responsibility in respect of matters covered by the Commission during her three terms of office, and eschewed any activity that might conflict with her duties of integrity and discretion; no, because it was similar to the role authorised for Barroso in November 2014, and this should be authorised on the same termshttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2014/EN/10061-2014-2110-EN-F1-1.Pdfhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1695/response/6138/attach/3/annexes.pdf
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MEPpaid Viviane RedingLuxembourgJustice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship - No authorisation requiredno
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Sit on the Honorary Council of the European Movement International Viviane RedingLuxembourgJustice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship - No authorisation requirednohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2015/EN/10061-2015-2126-EN-F1-1.PDFhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/2029/response/7132/attach/2/annexes.pdf
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member of the Advisory Board of the Global Economic Symposium Viviane RedingLuxembourgJustice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship 18/02/2015Provided that she demonstrated integrity and discretion in all circumstances, that she protected collective responsibility and the confidentiality of issues handled by the Commission during her three terms of office as a Member of the Commission, and that she refrained from lobbying the Commission and/or its departments on behalf of the Global Economic Symposium and/or in the interests of related bodies during the 18 months after she left office. nohttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1821/response/6499/attach/3/annexes.pdf
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Member of the board of the UEFA Foundation for children unpaidViviane RedingLuxembourgJustice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship 16/12/2014reminded Mr FÜLE of the obligations he remained under, concerning the protection of collective responsibility and confidentiality of the matters dealt with by the Commission during his term of office in accordance with Articles245(2) and 339 of the TFEUnohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2014/EN/10061-2014-2110-EN-F1-1.Pdfhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1695/response/6138/attach/3/annexes.pdf
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member of the Board of Directors of Agfa-Gevaert paid Viviane RedingLuxembourgJustice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship 10/12/2014providing Ms REDING respected Article 339 TFEU and she abstained from lobbying or defending the interests of the company in question to the Commission for 18 months after leaving the Commission. nohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2014/EN/10061-2014-2109-EN-F1-1.Pdfhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1549/response/6127/attach/6/annex%20iii.pdf
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Member of the Board of Directors of the enterprise Nyrstar. NB: Reding's office told Politico that she "is not and will not be part of the Nyrstar Board of Directors.” Viviane RedingLuxembourgJustice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship 29/10/2014provided that Ms REDING respected Article 339 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union and that, within the 18 months after ceasing to hold office, she abstained from lobbying and defending Nyrstar's interests to the Commission nohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2014/EN/10061-2014-2103-EN-F1-1.Pdfhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1549/response/5975/attach/4/annex%20ii.pdf + http://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1549/response/6127/attach/4/annex%20i.pdf + http://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1549/response/6127/attach/6/annex%20iii.pdf
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Lecturer in public law at University of Maltapaid Tonio BorgMaltaHealth14/10/2015On 17/9/15, Borg told CEO: “I had applied fro leave without pay from the University of Malta as soon as I was appointed Commissioner in Nov 2012; this request was granted: as soon as I finished my term as Commissioner, I resumed my duties, as it was my right to do so.” He later appears to have applied for authorisation for this role, which was provided?http://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2015/EN/10061-2015-2142-EN-F1-1.PDFhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/2352/response/8384/attach/2/annexes.pdf
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Representative of the European Parliament on the Management Board of the European Medicines Agency?Tonio BorgMaltaHealth20/04/2016provided that Mr BORG acted in all circumstances with integrity and discretion in respect of experience and knowledge gained either directly or indirectly during his term of office?http://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2016/EN/10061-2016-2165-EN-F1-1.PDF
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Member of Central European Strategy Council’s International Advisory BoardŠtefan Füle Czech RepublicEnlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy 19/01/2016Provided Mr FÜLE (i) refrained from lobbying the Commission and/or its departments should one of the above-mentioned entities decide to get involved in specific projects related to his former portfolio concerning enlargement and European neighbourhood policy and ask the EU for financial support, and (ii) complied with his obligations under Articles245(2) and 339 of the TFEU and the Code of Conductof Commissioners, in particular as regards the protection of collective responsibility and confidentiality of the matters dealt with by the Commission during his term of officenohttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/2562/response/9022/attach/2/annexes.pdf
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Czech Ministry of Foreign AffairsŠtefan Füle Czech RepublicEnlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy 19/01/2016nohttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/2562/response/9022/attach/2/annexes.pdf
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member of the Board of Trustees of Friends of Europe Štefan Füle Czech RepublicEnlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy 19/01/2016Provided Mr FÜLE (i) refrained from lobbying the Commission and/or its departments should one of the above-mentioned entities decide to get involved in specific projects related to his former portfolio concerning enlargement and European neighbourhood policy and ask the EU for financial support, and (ii) complied with his obligations under Articles245(2) and 339 of the TFEU and the Code of Conductof Commissioners, in particular as regards the protection of collective responsibility and confidentiality of the matters dealt with by the Commission during his term of officenohttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/2562/response/9022/attach/2/annexes.pdf
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President of the Advisory Board of the Initiative for European ValueŠtefan Füle Czech RepublicEnlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy 19/01/2016Provided Mr FÜLE (i) refrained from lobbying the Commission and/or its departments should one of the above-mentioned entities decide to get involved in specific projects related to his former portfolio concerning enlargement and European neighbourhood policy and ask the EU for financial support, and (ii) complied with his obligations under Articles245(2) and 339 of the TFEU and the Code of Conductof Commissioners, in particular as regards the protection of collective responsibility and confidentiality of the matters dealt with by the Commission during his term of officenohttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/2562/response/9022/attach/2/annexes.pdf
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Member of the Program Council of the Forum2000 FoundationŠtefan Füle Czech RepublicEnlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy 19/01/2016Provided Mr FÜLE (i) refrained from lobbying the Commission and/or its departments should one of the above-mentioned entities decide to get involved in specific projects related to his former portfolio concerning enlargement and European neighbourhood policy and ask the EU for financial support, and (ii) complied with his obligations under Articles245(2) and 339 of the TFEU and the Code of Conductof Commissioners, in particular as regards the protection of collective responsibility and confidentiality of the matters dealt with by the Commission during his term of officenohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2016/EN/10061-2016-2152-EN-F1-1.PDF
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Special Representative of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) for the Western Balkans Štefan Füle Czech RepublicEnlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy 19/01/2016reminded Mr FÜLE of the obligations he remained under, concerning the protection of collective responsibility and confidentiality of the matters dealt with by the Commission during his term of office in accordance with Articles245(2) and 339 of the TFEUnohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2016/EN/10061-2016-2152-EN-F1-1.PDF
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Chair of Commission's High Level Group of Independent Experts on Monitoring Simplification for Beneficiaries of the European Structural and Investment FundsSiim KallasEstoniaTransport- No authorisation requirednohttp://ec.europa.eu/regional_policy/en/policy/how/improving-investment/high-level-group-simplification/#1
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Special Adviser to Commissioner Dombrovskis on strategic and political advice on future of EMU, economic relations with Eastern neighbourhoodSiim KallasEstoniaTransport- No authorisation requirednohttp://ec.europa.eu/civil_service/about/who/sa_en.htm
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Consultant for Nortal paid Siim KallasEstoniaTransport22/04/2015On the condition that you abide by your obligations stipulated in Articles 245 and 339 of the TFEU and in the Code of Conduct for Commissioners, namely that you behave, in all circumstances, with integrity and discretion, that you protect the collegiality and confidentiality of the matters dealt with by the Commission during your mandates and that you refrain from lobbying the Commission and/or its services, for Nortal, during eighteen months after the end of your mandate nohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2015/EN/10061-2015-2122-EN-F1-1.PDFhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1947/response/7005/attach/2/annexes.pdf
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Visiting Professor for European Transport Policy at the Tallinn University of Technologypaid Siim KallasEstoniaTransport18/03/2015Provided that Mr KALLAS fulfilled his obligations under Articles 245(2) and 339 TFEU and section 1.7 of the Code of Conduct for Commissioners, and more precisely, that he acted with discretion at all times and protected collective responsibility and confidentiality in respect of matters covered by the Commission during his two terms of office. nohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2015/EN/10061-2015-2120-EN-F1-1.PDFhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1793/response/6527/attach/2/annexes.pdf
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Lecturer in international finance in the Faculty of Economics of the University of Tartupaid Siim KallasEstoniaTransport10/02/2015nohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2015/EN/10061-2015-2115-EN-F1-1.PDFhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1793/response/6527/attach/2/annexes.pdf
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Director, Central Bank of Finlandpaid Olli RehnFinlandEconomic and Monetary Affairs and the Euro - No authorisation requirednohttp://yle.fi/uutiset/osasto/news/rehn_steps_down_as_minister_joins_bank_of_finland/9230347
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MP + Minister of Economic Affairspaid Olli RehnFinlandEconomic and Monetary Affairs and the Euro 29/05/2015No authorisation requiredno
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MEPpaid Olli RehnFinlandEconomic and Monetary Affairs and the Euro - No authorisation requirednohttp://www.europarl.europa.eu/meps/en/2119/OLLI_REHN_activities.html
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Chair of the Board of Directors of the company Simest Nelli FerociItalyIndustry and entrepreneurship 29/10/2014yeshttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2014/EN/10061-2014-2103-EN-F1-1.Pdfhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1549/response/5975/attach/7/annex%20iii.pdf + http://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1549/response/6127/attach/6/annex%20iii.pdf + http://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1549/response/6127/attach/7/annex%20iv.pdf
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President of the Istituto Affari Internazionali Nelli FerociItalyIndustry and entrepreneurship 29/10/2014nohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2014/EN/10061-2014-2103-EN-F1-1.Pdfhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1549/response/6127/attach/7/annex%20iv.pdf
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Non-executive member of the Management Board of the Open Data Institute unpaidNeelie KroesNetherlandsDigital agenda28/04/2015On the conditions that you respect, in all circumstances, your duties arising from Articles 245(2) and 339 of the TFEU and from the Code of Conduct for Commissioners, and notably as concerns the protection of the collegiality and confidentiality of the matters dealt with by the Commission during your two mandates and of the information to which you may have had access during your mandates about undertakings, their business relations or their cost components; refrain from lobbying the Commission and its Services, during eighteen months after the end of your mandate, in favour of the Open Data Institute and/or of individual companies which are in relation with the Open Data Institute; ensure that the knowledge and experience you acquired during your Commission mandates do not confer any undue competitive advantages in favour of individual companies which benefit from the services of the Open Data Institute. yeshttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2015/EN/10061-2015-2124-EN-F1-1.PDFhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1987/response/7022/attach/3/annexes.pdf
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Special Adviser to Bank of America Merrill Lynch paid Neelie KroesNetherlandsDigital agenda04/02/2015provided that Ms KROES fulfilled, in all circumstances, her obligations under Articles 245(2) and 339 TFEU and the Code of Conduct for Commissioners, including protection of collective responsibility and confidentiality in respect of matters covered by the Commission during her two terms of office, and refrained from lobbying the Commission or its departments on behalf of Bank of America Merrill Lynch within eighteen months of leaving office yeshttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2015/EN/10061-2015-2114-EN-F1-1.PDFhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1783/response/6531/attach/2/annexes.pdf
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Member of public policy advisory board of Uberpaid in sharesNeelie KroesNetherlandsDigital agenda- No authorisation required as 18 month authorisation and lobby ban has now ended?http://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/neelie_kroes_uber#incoming-9774http://corporateeurope.org/revolvingdoorwatch/cases/neelie-kroes
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Board member Salesforce?Neelie KroesNetherlandsDigital agenda-No authorisation required as 18 month authorisation and lobby ban has now endednohttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/ex_commissioner_neelie_kroes_sal#incoming-9511http://corporateeurope.org/revolvingdoorwatch/cases/neelie-kroes
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Special Envoy for Start-Up Companies in the Netherlands unpaidNeelie KroesNetherlandsDigital agenda16/12/2014provided that Ms KROES (i) fulfilled, in all circumstances, her obligations under Articles 245(2) and 339 TFEU and the Code of Conduct for Commissioners, including protection of confidentiality and collective responsibility in respect of matters covered by the Commission during her two terms of office, (ii) refrained from lobbying the Commission or its departments within eighteen months of leaving office, and (iii) did not make use of any confidential information to which she had had access during her time as a Member of the Commission yeshttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2014/EN/10061-2014-2110-EN-F1-1.Pdfhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1692/response/6135/attach/2/annexes.pdf
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Special adviser to Jean-Claude Juncker on European Defence and Security PolicyunpaidMichel BarnierFrance Internal market- No authorisation requirednohttp://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-15-4437_en.htm
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Conseillor d'EtatMichel BarnierFrance Internal market- Barnier has returned to this role after his time as a commissionerno- -
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member of the Board of Trustees of Friends of Europe Michel BarnierFrance Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Euro - No application for authorisation madeno
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Director-general, Publications office, European Commission, and soon: Director-general, DG Education and Culturepaid Martine ReichertsLuxembourgJustice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship 01/11/2014No authorisation requiredno
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Board of the Prince Albert II of Monaco FoundationMaria DamanakiGreeceMaritime affairs and fisheries30/06/2016
No authorisation required as 18 month authorisation and lobby ban has now ended
nohttp://www.nature.org/newsfeatures/pressreleases/statement-from-maria-damanaki-global-managing-director-for-oceans-at-the-nat.xml
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Global Managing Director for Oceans at The Nature Conservancy paid Maria DamanakiGreeceMaritime affairs and fisheries13/01/2015provided Ms DAMANAKI abstained from lobbying the Commission and its departments on any issues with a potential link to her former portfolio on fisheries and maritime affairs for 18 months after leaving the Commission. yeshttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2015/EN/10061-2015-2111-EN-F1-1.Pdfhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1708/response/6322/attach/3/annex.pdf + http://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1708/response/6181/attach/2/annexes.pdf
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A member of the Board of the Biomedical Sciences Institute at Trinity College (TBSI)
“the role is non-remunerated but...”
Máire Geoghegan-QuinnIrelandResearch, Innovation and Science16/09/2015Providing Ms GEOGHEGAN-QUINN, for 18 months after leaving the Commission, (i) referred proactively to the internal rules of TBSI in order to refrain from participating in any dossiers concerning relations between TBSI and the European Commission and the programmes of the European Union, (ii) refrained from lobbying the Commission and/or its departments with regard to any financing requests from TBSI to the European Union, and (iii) ensured that none of TBSI's commercial partners, either current or potential, could unduly benefit from the knowledge and experience Ms GEOGHEGAN-QUINN gained during her term of office. yeshttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2015/EN/10061-2015-2138-EN-F1-1.PDFhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/2293/response/8158/attach/2/2015%205055.pdf
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Take part in the High Level Group on Industrial Innovation for Competitiveness 124C unpaidMáire Geoghegan-QuinnIrelandResearch, Innovation and Science15/04/2015provided that Ms GEOGHEGAN-QUINN fulfilled her obligations under Articles 245(2) and 339 TFEU and the Code of Conduct for Commissioners, and in particular that she proceeded in all circumstances with integrity and discretion, protected the collective responsibility and confidentiality in respect of matters covered by the Commission during her terms of office, and refrained from lobbying the Commission and/or its departments on behalf of the High Level Group on Industrial Innovation for Competitiveness 124C and/or the interests of the entities of that company involved in the High Level Group within eighteen months of leaving office and that she ensured that none of the participants in the High Level Group on Industrial Innovation for Competitiveness 124C would unduly benefit from the knowledge and experience Ms GEOGHEGAN-QUINN gained during her term of office. yeshttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2015/EN/10061-2015-2122-EN-F1-1.PDFhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1944/response/6992/attach/2/annexes.pdf
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Co chair, at the invitation of the Irish authorities, a review team on gender equality in Irish higher education institutions “the role is non-remunerated but...”Máire Geoghegan-QuinnIrelandResearch, Innovation and Science24/06/2015nohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2015/EN/10061-2015-2132-EN-F1-1.PDFhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/2135/response/7621/attach/3/annexes.pdf
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Advisory Board of the DIKTYO-network unpaidLászló AndorHungaryEmployment, Social Affairs and Inclusion16/12/2014provided that Mr ANDOR abstained from any lobbying of the Commission and its departments, should any of the aforementioned organisations decide to get involved in specific projects relating to his former portfolio and ask for financing from the European Union; nohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2014/EN/10061-2014-2110-EN-F1-1.Pdfhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1693/response/6136/attach/3/documents.pdf
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Advisory Board of the European Policy Centre unpaidLászló AndorHungaryEmployment, Social Affairs and Inclusion16/12/2014provided that Mr ANDOR abstained from any lobbying of the Commission and its departments, should any of the aforementioned organisations decide to get involved in specific projects relating to his former portfolio and ask for financing from the European Union; nohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2014/EN/10061-2014-2110-EN-F1-1.Pdfhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1693/response/6136/attach/3/documents.pdf
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Board of Advisors of RAND Europe unpaidLászló AndorHungaryEmployment, Social Affairs and Inclusion16/12/2014provided that Mr ANDOR abstained from any lobbying of the Commission and its departments, should any of the aforementioned organisations decide to get involved in specific projects relating to his former portfolio and ask for financing from the European Union; nohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2014/EN/10061-2014-2110-EN-F1-1.Pdfhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1693/response/6136/attach/3/documents.pdf
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Education/research activity at the Hertie School of Governance paid László AndorHungaryEmployment, Social Affairs and Inclusion16/12/2014nohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2014/EN/10061-2014-2110-EN-F1-1.Pdfhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1693/response/6136/attach/3/documents.pdf
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member of the Board of Trustees of Friends of Europe unpaidLászló AndorHungaryEmployment, Social Affairs and Inclusion16/12/2014provided that Mr ANDOR abstained from any lobbying of the Commission and its departments, should any of the aforementioned organisations decide to get involved in specific projects relating to his former portfolio and ask for financing from the European Union; nohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2014/EN/10061-2014-2110-EN-F1-1.Pdfhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1693/response/6136/attach/3/documents.pdf
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Scientific Advisory Council of the Institute of Political History (Politikatörténeti Intézet) unpaidLászló AndorHungaryEmployment, Social Affairs and Inclusion16/12/2014provided that Mr ANDOR abstained from any lobbying of the Commission and its departments, should any of the aforementioned organisations decide to get involved in specific projects relating to his former portfolio and ask for financing from the European Union; nohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2014/EN/10061-2014-2110-EN-F1-1.Pdfhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1693/response/6136/attach/3/documents.pdf
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Teaching activity at the Institute for European Studies at the Université Libre de Bruxelles paid László AndorHungaryEmployment, Social Affairs and Inclusion16/12/2014nohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2014/EN/10061-2014-2110-EN-F1-1.Pdfhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1693/response/6136/attach/3/documents.pdf
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Member of the European Advisory Board of the leading equity provider CVC Capital Partners “The envisaged activity will be non-remunerated but that Mr De Gucht may have access to … [text not published]”Karel de GuchtBelgiumTrade15/04/2015provided that Mr DE GUCHT protected the collective responsibility and confidentiality in respect of matters covered by the Commission during his term of office, and refrained from lobbying the Commission and/or its departments on behalf that company within eighteen months of leaving office. yeshttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2015/EN/10061-2015-2122-EN-F1-1.PDFhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1946/response/7116/attach/5/KdG%202.pdf + http://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1945/response/7351/attach/2/KdG%202.pdf
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Director of ArcelorMittalpaid Karel de GuchtBelgiumTrade-No authorisation required as 18 month authorisation and lobby ban has now ended?http://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/karel_de_gucht_arcelormittal#incoming-9775http://corporateeurope.org/revolvingdoorwatch/cases/karel-de-gucht
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Member of the Management Board of Belgacom (now known as Proximus)paid Karel de GuchtBelgiumTrade18/03/2015provided that Mr DE GUCHT refrained from lobbying the Commission and/or its departments for eighteen months after leaving the Commission on behalf of Belgacom, and that he protected collective responsibility and confidentiality in respect of matters covered by the Commission during his two terms of office; nohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2015/EN/10061-2015-2120-EN-F1-1.PDFhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1946/response/7116/attach/3/KdG%201.pdf + http://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1877/response/6915/attach/3/KdG%201.pdf
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Member of the Management Board of Merit Capital NVunpaid (but already a shareholder)Karel de GuchtBelgiumTrade18/03/2015nohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2015/EN/10061-2015-2120-EN-F1-1.PDFhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1946/response/7116/attach/3/KdG%201.pdf + http://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1877/response/6915/attach/3/KdG%201.pdf
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President of the Institute of European Studies at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel unpaidKarel de GuchtBelgiumTrade18/03/2015nohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2015/EN/10061-2015-2120-EN-F1-1.PDFhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1877/response/6915/attach/3/KdG%201.pdf
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Professor of European Law at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel paid Karel de GuchtBelgiumTrade18/03/2015providing Mr DE GUCHT protected collective responsibility and confidentiality in respect of matters covered by the Commission during his term of office nohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2015/EN/10061-2015-2120-EN-F1-1.PDFhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1946/response/7116/attach/3/KdG%201.pdf
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Non-executive chairman of Goldman Sachs International + advisor to Goldman Sachspaid José Manuel BarrosoPortugalPresident08/07/2016No authorisation required as 18 month authorisation and lobby ban has now ended; but sent to ad hoc ethical committee which has provided opinion that not evidence of breach of TFEU 245nohttp://www.goldmansachs.com/media-relations/press-releases/current/jose-manuel-barroso-appointed.html
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Chairman of the UEFA Foundation for children unpaidJosé Manuel Barroso PortugalPresident16/12/2014yeshttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2014/EN/10061-2014-2110-EN-F1-1.Pdfhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1694/response/6137/attach/3/annexes.pdf
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Member of Board of Advisors of Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business (Washington) unpaidJosé Manuel Barroso PortugalPresident16/12/2014yeshttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2014/EN/10061-2014-2110-EN-F1-1.Pdfhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1694/response/6137/attach/3/annexes.pdf
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Member of Board of Trustees of Europaeum unpaidJosé Manuel Barroso PortugalPresident16/12/2014yeshttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2014/EN/10061-2014-2110-EN-F1-1.Pdfhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1694/response/6137/attach/3/annexes.pdf
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Member of Steering Group of the Bilderberg Conferences unpaidJosé Manuel Barroso PortugalPresident16/12/2014yeshttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2014/EN/10061-2014-2110-EN-F1-1.Pdfhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1694/response/6137/attach/3/annexes.pdf
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Member of the Institute of Public Policy in Belgrade unpaidJosé Manuel Barroso PortugalPresident16/12/2014yeshttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2014/EN/10061-2014-2110-EN-F1-1.Pdfhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1694/response/6137/attach/3/annexes.pdf
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Arrangements with the Speakers Bureau in London and/or Washington paid José Manuel Barroso PortugalPresident05/11/2014yeshttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2014/EN/10061-2014-2104-EN-F1-1.Pdfhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1596/response/5903/attach/3/annexes.pdf
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President Emeritus of the Teneo Leadership Institute at the University of Cornell (New York). José Manuel Barroso PortugalPresident- noted not authorisednohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2015/EN/10061-2015-2112-EN-F1-1.PDFhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/2137/response/7622/attach/2/Annexes.pdf
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Distinguished Visiting Professor of Public Policy at the University of California (Berkeley José Manuel Barroso PortugalPresident15/04/2015nohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2015/EN/10061-2015-2122-EN-F1-1.PDFhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1949/response/6984/attach/3/annexes.pdf
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President of the ‘Fondation d'intérêt public Palais des Beaux-Arts’ José Manuel Barroso PortugalPresident15/04/2015nohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2015/EN/10061-2015-2122-EN-F1-1.PDFhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1949/response/6984/attach/3/annexes.pdf
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Visiting Professor at the Graduate Institute of International and
Development Studies (Geneva)
José Manuel Barroso PortugalPresident21/01/2015nohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2015/EN/10061-2015-2112-EN-F1-1.PDFhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/2137/response/7622/attach/2/Annexes.pdf
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Visiting Professor at the Universidade Católica Portuguesa (Lisbon) José Manuel Barroso PortugalPresident21/01/2015nohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2015/EN/10061-2015-2112-EN-F1-1.PDFhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/2137/response/7622/attach/2/Annexes.pdf
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Visiting Professor at the University of Geneva (Switzerland) José Manuel Barroso PortugalPresident21/01/2015nohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2015/EN/10061-2015-2112-EN-F1-1.PDFhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/2137/response/7622/attach/2/Annexes.pdf
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Visiting Professor at the University of Princeton (New Jersey) José Manuel Barroso PortugalPresident21/01/2015nohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2015/EN/10061-2015-2112-EN-F1-1.PDFhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/2137/response/7622/attach/2/Annexes.pdf
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Activities at the World Economic Forum unpaidJosé Manuel Barroso PortugalPresident05/11/2014nohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2014/EN/10061-2014-2104-EN-F1-1.Pdfhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1596/response/5903/attach/3/annexes.pdf
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Public lectures and seminars at the Catholic University of Leuvenpaid José Manuel Barroso PortugalPresident05/11/2014nohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2014/EN/10061-2014-2104-EN-F1-1.Pdfhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1596/response/5903/attach/3/annexes.pdf
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Public lectures and seminars at the University of Geneva paid José Manuel Barroso PortugalPresident05/11/2014nohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2014/EN/10061-2014-2104-EN-F1-1.Pdfhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1596/response/5903/attach/3/annexes.pdf
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Honorary board member of the Jean Monnet Foundation for Europe (Lausanne) unpaidJosé Manuel Barroso PortugalPresident- noted not authorisednohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2014/EN/10061-2014-2108-EN-F1-1.Pdfhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1694/response/6137/attach/3/annexes.pdf + http://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1596/response/5903/attach/3/annexes.pdf
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Honorary Co-President of the European Centre for Culture unpaidJosé Manuel Barroso PortugalPresident- noted not authorisednohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2014/EN/10061-2014-2108-EN-F1-1.Pdfhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1694/response/6137/attach/3/annexes.pdf + http://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1596/response/5903/attach/3/annexes.pdf
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Honorary professor at the Macao Polytechnic Institute unpaidJosé Manuel Barroso PortugalPresident- noted not authorisednohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2014/EN/10061-2014-2108-EN-F1-1.Pdfhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1694/response/6137/attach/3/annexes.pdf + http://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1596/response/5903/attach/3/annexes.pdf
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Honorary Chairman of the Honorary Committee of the European Business Summit unpaidJosé Manuel Barroso PortugalPresident03/12/2014noted not authorisednohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2014/EN/10061-2014-2108-EN-F1-1.Pdfhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1694/response/6137/attach/3/annexes.pdf + http://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1596/response/5903/attach/3/annexes.pdf
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Member of the advisory board of Women in ParliamentunpaidJosé Manuel Barroso PortugalPresident03/12/2014nohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2014/EN/10061-2014-2108-EN-F1-1.Pdfhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1694/response/6137/attach/3/annexes.pdf + http://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1596/response/5903/attach/3/annexes.pdf
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Member of the international board of the Madrid Opera House unpaidJosé Manuel Barroso PortugalPresident03/12/2014nohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2014/EN/10061-2014-2108-EN-F1-1.Pdfhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1694/response/6137/attach/3/annexes.pdf+http://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1596/response/5903/attach/3/annexes.pdf
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Advising Maltese government on reform of hospital unpaidJohn DalliMaltaHealth and consumer policy02/10/2013“the Commission wishes to remind Mr Dalli that, according to point 1.2 of the Code of Conduct for Commissioners, a former Commissioner shall not, during a period of 18 months after ceasing to hold office, lobby or advocate with the members of the Commission and their staff on matters for which they were responsible within their portfolio and that former Commissioners are required not to disclose information of the kind covered by the obligation of professional secrecy, even after their duties ceased.nohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2013/EN/10061-2013-2061-EN-F1-1.Pdfhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/2196/response/7841/attach/3/annexes.pdf
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Participation in seminar on European healthcare reform, sponsored by bankpaid John DalliMaltaHealth and consumer policy02/10/2013“the Commission wishes to remind Mr Dalli that, according to point 1.2 of the Code of Conduct for Commissioners, a former Commissioner shall not, during a period of 18 months after ceasing to hold office, lobby or advocate with the members of the Commission and their staff on matters for which they were responsible within their portfolio and that former Commissioners are required not to disclose information of the kind covered by the obligation of professional secrecy, even after their duties ceased.nohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2013/EN/10061-2013-2061-EN-F1-1.Pdfhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/2196/response/7841/attach/3/annexes.pdf
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Chairman of CEPS (Centre for European Policy Studies)Joaquín AlmuniaSpainCompetition-No authorisation required as 18 month authorisation and lobby ban has now endednohttps://www.ceps.eu/content/ceps-board-directors
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Distinguished Visiting Professor at the Paris School of International Affairs (PSIA) of the Institut d'études politiques (Institute of Political Studies) in Paris (Sciences Po) to give 16 hours of classes, in return for payment, in February and March 2016paid Joaquín AlmuniaSpainCompetition11/11/2015"provided that Mr ALMUNIA scrupulously complied with (i) his obligations to behave with integrity and discretion, and to protect collective responsibility and confidentiality, laid down in Article 245 TFEU and in Section 1.7 of the Code of Conduct of Commissioners, and (ii) his duty not to disclose information of the kind covered by the obligation of professional secrecy, in particular information about undertakings, their business relations or their cost components, as stipulated under Article 339 TFEU."nohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2015/EN/10061-2015-2145-EN-F1-1.PDFhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/2429/response/8546/attach/2/annexes.pdf
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A member of the Scientific Council of the Aristide Merloni Foundation?Joaquín AlmuniaSpainCompetition20/04/2016provided that Mr ALMUNIA scrupulously complied with his obligations to behave in all circumstances with integrity and discretion, and to protect collective responsibility and the confidentiality of matters dealt with by the Commission during his terms of office, laid down in the second paragraph of Article 245 and Article 339 TFEU and the Code of Conduct of Commissioners, and that he refrained from lobbying the Commission and/or its departments in favour of the Aristide Merloni Foundation within eighteen months of leaving office, and that he acted with discretion with regard to any experience or knowledge he may have acquired either directly or indirectly during his terms of officenohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2016/EN/10061-2016-2165-EN-F1-1.PDF
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Member of the Scientific Committee for the study 'Building the Energy Union to Fuel European Growth' by the European House – Ambrosettipaid Joaquín AlmuniaSpainCompetition15/07/2015provided that Mr ALMUNIA: (i) avoided any conflict of interests by refraining from any activity, such as lobbying, that might favour the commercial interests of the companies involved, and in particular ENEL, and by demonstrating an appropriate degree of tact regarding his experience and knowledge gained directly or indirectly during his term of office as Member of the Commission responsible for competitionyeshttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2015/EN/10061-2015-2135-EN-F1-1.PDFhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/2172/response/7705/attach/2/Annexes.pdf
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Member of the Advisory Board of the Centre for European Policy StudiesunpaidJoaquín AlmuniaSpainCompetition15/07/2015provided that for eighteen months after leaving his post at the Commission Mr ALMUNIA refrained from any lobbying of the Commission or its departments on behalf of the organisation in question on any matters relating to his previous portfolio nohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2015/EN/10061-2015-2135-EN-F1-1.PDFhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/2172/response/7705/attach/2/Annexes.pdf
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Contract with the Thinking Heads Group to manage participation in conferences and events paid Joaquín AlmuniaSpainCompetition18/02/2015provided that Mr ALMUNIA complied with his obligations under Articles 245 and 339 TFEU and the Code of Conduct for Commissioners, in particular with regard to protection of collective responsibility and the confidentiality of matters handled by the Commission during his two terms of office as a Member of the Commission, and provided that he refused any specific activity that could conflict with these obligations; nohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2015/EN/10061-2015-2116-EN-F1-1.PDFhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1999/response/7031/attach/2/annexe%202.pdf
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Correspondent Member of the Competence Center of European and International Law at the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland)unpaidJoaquín AlmuniaSpainCompetition18/02/2015nohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2015/EN/10061-2015-2116-EN-F1-1.PDFhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1999/response/7031/attach/2/annexe%202.pdf
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Member of the advisory board of Notre EuropeunpaidJoaquín AlmuniaSpainCompetition18/02/2015provided that Mr ALMUNIA refrained from lobbying the Commission and/or its departments on all matters relating to his portfolio on behalf of the bodies mentioned above and/or in the interests of other bodies that they might wish to promote, during the 18 months after he left office; nohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2015/EN/10061-2015-2116-EN-F1-1.PDFhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1999/response/7031/attach/2/annexe%202.pdf
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Member of the advisory board of the Centre for European ReformunpaidJoaquín AlmuniaSpainCompetition18/02/2015provided that Mr ALMUNIA refrained from lobbying the Commission and/or its departments on all matters relating to his portfolio on behalf of the bodies mentioned above and/or in the interests of other bodies that they might wish to promote, during the 18 months after he left office; nohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2015/EN/10061-2015-2116-EN-F1-1.PDFhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1999/response/7031/attach/2/annexe%202.pdf
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Member of the advisory board of the European Policy CentreunpaidJoaquín AlmuniaSpainCompetition18/02/2015provided that Mr ALMUNIA refrained from lobbying the Commission and/or its departments on all matters relating to his portfolio on behalf of the bodies mentioned above and/or in the interests of other bodies that they might wish to promote, during the 18 months after he left office; nohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2015/EN/10061-2015-2116-EN-F1-1.PDFhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1999/response/7031/attach/2/annexe%202.pdf
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Member of the advisory board of the Foundation for European Progressive Studies unpaidJoaquín AlmuniaSpainCompetition18/02/2015provided that Mr ALMUNIA refrained from lobbying the Commission and/or its departments on all matters relating to his portfolio on behalf of the bodies mentioned above and/or in the interests of other bodies that they might wish to promote, during the 18 months after he left office; nohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2015/EN/10061-2015-2116-EN-F1-1.PDFhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1999/response/7031/attach/2/annexe%202.pdf
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member of the Board of the Deusto Business School unpaidJoaquín AlmuniaSpainCompetition18/02/2015nohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2015/EN/10061-2015-2116-EN-F1-1.PDFhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1999/response/7031/attach/2/annexe%202.pdf
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Member of the Board of Trustees of Friends of EuropeunpaidJoaquín AlmuniaSpainCompetition18/02/2015provided that Mr ALMUNIA refrained from lobbying the Commission and/or its departments on all matters relating to his portfolio on behalf of the bodies mentioned above and/or in the interests of other bodies that they might wish to promote, during the 18 months after he left office; nohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2015/EN/10061-2015-2116-EN-F1-1.PDFhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1999/response/7031/attach/2/annexe%202.pdf
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member of the European Academies' Science Advisory Council unpaidJoaquín AlmuniaSpainCompetition18/02/2015nohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2015/EN/10061-2015-2116-EN-F1-1.PDFhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1999/response/7031/attach/2/annexe%202.pdf
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Visiting Fellow at the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies at Harvard University unpaidJoaquín AlmuniaSpainCompetition18/02/2015nohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2015/EN/10061-2015-2116-EN-F1-1.PDFhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1999/response/7031/attach/2/annexe%202.pdf
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Visiting Professor in Practice at the European Institute of the London School of Economic unpaidJoaquín AlmuniaSpainCompetition18/02/2015nohttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2015/EN/10061-2015-2116-EN-F1-1.PDFhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1999/response/7031/attach/2/annexe%202.pdf
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MEPpaid Janusz LewandowskiPolandFinancial Programming and Budget - No authorisation requiredno
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Member of the 'A vision for Europe towards sustainable and circular economy' Steering Committee paid Janez PotočnikSloveniaEnvironment15/04/2015on the conditions that Mr Potočnik: (1) abides by his obligations deriving from articles 245 and 339 of the TFEU and from the Code of Conduct for Commissioners, and notably as concerns the protection of the confidentiality and the collegiality of the matters dealt with by the Commission during his three Commission mandates; and (2) refrains from lobbying the Commission and its services, in the context of his activity as member of the Steering Committee for "A Vision for Europe towards sustainable and circular economy"and, in more general terms, in favour of the Stiftungsfonds für Umweltökonomie und Nachhaltigkeit, the Ellen McArthur Foundation and the McKinsey Center for Business & Environment". yeshttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2015/EN/10061-2015-2122-EN-F1-1.PDFhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1946/response/7116/attach/8/Annexe%201.pdf + http://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1946/response/7116/attach/10/M%20Potocnik%20annexe%202.pdf + http://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1946/response/7116/attach/11/M%20Potocnik%20annexe%203.pdf
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President of the Long-term vision for the Balkans sub-region of the Mediterranean Biodiversity Hotspot in the framework of the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund paid Janez PotočnikSloveniaEnvironment15/04/2015on the conditions that Mr Potočnik: (1) abides by his obligations deriving from articles 245 and 339 of the TFEU and from the Code of Conduct for Commissioners, and notably as concerns the protection of the confidentiality and the collegiality of the matters dealt with by the Commission during his three Commission mandates; and (2) refrains from any lobbying vis-à-vis the Commission and its services. yeshttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2015/EN/10061-2015-2122-EN-F1-1.PDFhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1946/response/7116/attach/10/M%20Potocnik%20annexe%202.pdf + http://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1946/response/7116/attach/10/M%20Potocnik%20annexe%202.pdf + http://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1946/response/7116/attach/11/M%20Potocnik%20annexe%203.pdf + http://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1946/response/7116/attach/11/M%20Potocnik%20annexe%203.pdf
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Ambassador for the Global Alliance on Health and Pollution unpaidJanez PotočnikSloveniaEnvironment18/03/2015yeshttp://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/10061/2015/EN/10061-2015-2120-EN-F1-1.PDFhttp://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1946/response/7116/attach/8/Annexe%201.pdf + http://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/1946/response/7116/attach/10/M%20Potocnik%20annexe%202.pdf
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