VIS Advisory Group

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The VIS Advisory Group is composed of experts from the Member States, Associated Countries (Switzerland, Iceland, Norway, and Liechtenstein), a representative of the European Commission and EUROPOL.

Its role is to provide the Management Board with relevant technical expert advice as well as support on various technical issues relating to the evolution and further development of existing systems.

Specifically, the VIS Advisory Group has been instrumental in developing and overseeing the implementation of a number of business-critical processes , including the following:

  • ​​​Strengthening of the Agency's governance structures through the introduction of an IT service management model;

  • Evolution of roadmaps, horizontal standard Service Level Agreement and change management processes for the systems managed;

  • Bespoke system training plans;

  • ​Technology monitoring.

Further Reading​​​
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Rules for the prevention and management of conflict of interest concerning the members of the Management Board and members of the Advisory Groups


Members of the Advisory Group

 
  • Austria

    Martin Suppan

    Member

    Raphael Wieshaider

    Alternate

  • Belgium

    Thierry Vandenberghe

    Member

  • Bulgaria

    Teodora Netzova

    Member

  • Cyprus

    Eleni Pantechi

    Member

    Christina Charalambidou

    Alternate

  • Czech Republic

    Karel Draganov

    Member

    Jindrich Domanja

    Alternate

  • Germany

    Eckart Brauer

    Member

    Oliver Struß

    Alternate

  • Denmark

    Pernille Drud Jensen

    Alternate

  • Estonia

    Katri-Nele Ilves

    Member

    Katrin Pedastsaar

    Alternate

  • Spain

    Maria Jesús Macías Fernandez

    Member

    Adrián Suárez Pérez

    Alternate

  • Finland

    Tarja Nylander

    Member

    Kimmo Nevalainen

    Alternate

  • France

    Nicolas Goniak

    Member

  • Greece

    Dimitra Kollia

    Member (Chair)

  • Croatia

    Boris Breznik

    Member

  • Hungary

    Zsombor Kaló

    Member

  • Italy

    Claudio Fiaschetti

    Member

    Giulia de Mardo

    Alternate

  • Lithuania

    Augustinas Zeirys

    Member

  • Luxembourg

    Antonio Aranha

    Member

  • Latvia

    Uldis Apsītis

    Member

  • Malta

    Joseph Deguara

    Member

    Natasha Aquilina

    Alternate

  • Netherlands

    Paul Sturm

    Member (Chair)

    Michel Liefrink

    Member

  • Poland

    Paweł Buch

    Member

  • Portugal

    João Fernandes

    Member

    Maria Teresa Arteiro

    Alternate

  • Romania

    Marian Mihail Tache

    Member

    Teodor Zamfira

    Alternate

  • Sweden

    Mats Karlsson

    Member

  • Slovenia

    Mitja Bensa

    Member

  • Slovakia

    Juraj Koska

    Member

  • European Commission

    Dionysis Kefallinos

    Member

Observers

 
  • Switzerland

    Cédric Kottelat

    Observer

  • Norway

    Alf Erik Svensbraaten

    Observer

  • Iceland

    Birgir Sigurđsson

    Observer

  • Liechtenstein

    Gerhard Hermann

    Observer

  • Europol

    Bogdan-Victor Catrina

    Observer

Chairman

 
Example Chairman AD Group VIS

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