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In close cooperation with experts from European and international institutions, national, regional and local administration and public services, universities and research institutes, public institutes and private companies, the European Academy for Taxes, Economics & Law designs highly appreciated practical training courses. Our high-level experts help you to face all professional challenges in practice. Join this extraodinary international knowledge network!


Jon Haakstad

Senior Adviser, Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (NOKUT)


Matthias Haase

Senior Research Scientist, International Energy Agency – Energy in Buildings and Communities
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Christina Hadjieconomou

Administrative Officer, Solidarity and Management of Migration Flows Funds, Ministry of Interior


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Claudia Häfner

National Contact Point for Energy in European support programmes


Lene Hågård

Programme Coordinator External Borders Fund, National Police Directorate


Anneli Hagdahl

Head of Section for E-Government, Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation


Lars Hagebris

Senior Advisor Foreign Direct Investment, Invest in Finland

Karsten Hagel Jensen

LAG Manager and Business Consultant, Municipality of Tønder


Corinna Haitzer

ISF Programme Manager, Unit, EBF & ISF Responsible Authority, Federal Ministry of Interior


Dr. Johanna Hakala

Head of Research Development, University of Tampere


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Vesa Häkkinen

Deputy Director of the Passport and Visa Unit, Ministry of Foreign Affairs


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István Halasi

Deputy Head of the Development Department, Ministry of Education and Culture


Balint Halpern

LIFE-Programme Manager, MME BirdLife


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Geoffrey Hamilton

Chief Cooperation and Partnerships Section, Economic Cooperation and Integration Division, UN Economic Commission for Europe


Ture Hammar

Senior Advisor & IEE National Contact Point, Danish Energy Agency, Ministry of Climate and Energy


Jette Hammer

Director, AU Career & AU Alumni, Aarhus University


Dr Hubert Hämmerle

Deputy Head of Department for European Affairs and External Relations, Regional Government of Vorarlberg


Dr Ludmila Hamtcheva

Case Handler, Unit for Competition, DG Agriculture and Rural Development, European Commission

Katharina Handler

Budgetary Advisor for Higher Education, Research and Development, Arts and
Culture, Directorate for Budget and Public Finance, Austrian Federal Ministry of Finance

Monika Hankiewicz-Klopotek

Head of Talent Acquisition, NATO Headquarters

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Kevin Hanlon

Projects Director, 4ps (Public Private Partnerships Programme)

United Kingdom

Simon Hannah

ERDF Finance and Compliance Manager, European Policy & Programmes Division, East of England Programme, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

United Kingdom

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Jean-Pierre Hannequart

General Director, Brussel Regional Administration for the Environment


Ghaitrie Hanoeman

Senior Advisor - State Aid, Coordination Center for Local and Regional Governments, Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations

the Netherlands

Susanne Hansen

Chief of Human Resources and Organisation, Danish Energy Agency – Danish Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate, Denmark

Anette Hansen

Senior Adviser, Corporate Communications, Norwegian Parliamentary Ombudsman

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Lars Hansen

Deputy Head of Unit, Danish Food Industry Agency


Brian Hansford

Chief of Advocacy and Communications, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

Philippe Harant

Head of Section Quality Management, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and Former Chair of the Performance Development Network

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Sven-Eric Hargeskrog

Senior Procurement Advisor, Swedish Governmental Agency for Innovation Systems (VINOVA)


Eszter Hargita

Senior Expert, Hungarian State Aid Monitoring Office, Prime Minister’s Office


Pekka Harju-Autti

Ministerial Adviser, LIFE Funding, Environmental R&D, Ministry of the Environment


Elizabeth Harrison

Programme Director, Kent Broadband Programme, Kent County Council

United Kingdom

Csaba Harsányi [tbc]

Director Brussels Representative Office, Hungarian Development Bank


Sami Hartikainen

Senior Advisor, Ministry of Employment and the Economy


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Dr Joachim Hartlik

Member of the Execution Board, German EIA-Association


Laura Hartman

Associate Professor in Economics at Uppsala University and Chair of the Delegation for Trust-Based Management Appointed by the Swedish Government

Hans-Ulrich Hartwig

Head of a Policy Section, Hessian Ministry of Finance


Prof. Dr. Reinhard Hassa

Vice President and General Manager, Chairman of the Managing Directors, Vattenfall Europe Generation AG


Dr Jussi Hätönen

Sector Economist, Digital Economy and Education (DEE) Division under Innovation and Competitiveness (INCO) Department, Projects Directorate, EIB – European Investment Bank


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Dr Stefanie Haumer

Legal Advisor, International Law and Institutions Department, German Red Cross Headquarters


Nils Haupt

Senior Director Corporate Communications, Hapag-Lloyd, Former Director of Corporate Communications The Americas, Deutsche Lufthansa AG

Anu Hautalampi

Head of Social Media and Audiovisual, University of Cambridge

Kristina Luise Haverkamp

Head of State Aid Control Policy Unit, Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology


Dr René Haverslag

Policy Advisor, Strategic Development Office, Delft University of Technology

the Netherlands

Tracy Hayler

Head of Change Management, University of Bristol, United Kingdom

Christine Hazell

Academic Contracts Manager in the Legal and Insurances Services of the University of Exeter

United Kingdom

Lars Hedegard

Business Development Manager and Coordinator, Fishery LAG Nord


Dr Frank Heemskerk

CEO, Research & Innovation Management Services


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Thomas Hegner

Managing Director, Nehlsen Contracting GmbH & Co KG


Simon Heijnen

Analytics Manager, Central Government Audit Service, Ministry of Finance, Netherlands

Sanna Heikinheimo

Police Director, Police Department, Ministry of the Interior


Markku Heimbürger

Programme Manager, Smart Procurement, Tekes – The Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation


Marie-Agnes Heine

Head of Communication Department, Stakeholders and Communication Division, European Medicines Agency

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Björn Heinemeyer

Associate Director, Structured Finance Europe, NORD/LB Energy Origination Hanover-London


Christoph Heinermann

Solar Energy Systems Manufacturing, CEO KACO new energy Africa

Dr Finn Heinrich

Director, Research & Knowledge, Transparency International

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Åsa Heiter

Lecturer, Swedish EIA Centre


Jette Helding Pedersen

Director Human Resources European University Institute

Dr Robert Henkel

Senior Policy Officer, Investment in High-Capacity Networks Unit, Directorate General for Communications
Networks, Content and Technology (DG Connect), European Commission

Hans Jørgen Henriksen

Senior Advisor, Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland, GEUS


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Fiona Hepper

Head of Telecoms Policy Division, Department of Enterprise, Trade & Investment, Belfast, Northern Ireland

United Kingdom

Dr Andreas Hermelink

Associate Director, Ecofys, Member of the ZEBRA Project

Keith Herrmann

Director, Employability and Careers Centre, University of Surrey

United Kingdom

Katarzyna Herrmann

Member of the Legal Service, State Aid Team, European Commission

Gerald Hesztera

Head of Corporate Communications, European Police Office (EUROPOL)

Baudouin Heuninckx

Collaborative Defence Procurement Expert, University of Nottingham

United Kingdom

Paul Heuts

Consultant, ERAC - ERDF Managing Authority

the Netherlands

Elbert Hidding, RA CIA CFE

Head of Internal Audit Support Services, Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR)

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Roger A. Hildebrandt

Chief Executive Officer, ALROG EU Consult


Prof. Dr. Mikael Hildén

Programme Director, Research Department, Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE)


Ursula Hillbrand

Strategic Process Designer and Founder of Salonhosting, Former Process Innovator at Secretariat-General, European Commission

Ursula Hillbrand

Policy Officer, Secretariat General, Corporate Management, Budget and Administration Unit,
European Commission (on personal leave)

Dr Maura Hiney

Head of Post-Award Management and Evaluation, Health Research Board


Risto Hinno

Advisor, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications


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Angela Hodar McCann

Head of Audit Unit, Internal Policies and Banking Unit, European Court of Auditors

United Kingdom

Chris Hodges

Principal, Finance Programmes & Strategy, Transport for London (TfL)

United Kingdom

Dr. Edith Hödl-Kreuzbauer

Expert, Surface Water Unit, Austrian Environment Agency


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Hanne Hoeck

Technical Assurance Manager, Advantage West Midlands

United Kingdom

Mieke Hoezen

Policy Adviser in Procurement, Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Infrastructure

The Netherlands

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Bernhard Hoffmann

Officer, Certifying Authority of the SOLID Programme, Federal Ministry of the Interior


Dr. Daniel Hofmann

Vice President, Carbon Capture and Sequestration, Siemens Energies


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Leif Högnäs

Fraud Prevention Officer, DG Regional Policy, European Commission


Joakim Holback

Head, Office for Broadband and Digital Agenda, Dalarna County


Nataša Holcinger

Senior Advisor in Prevention Measures, National Protection and Rescue Directorate, Zagreb


Tine Hollevoet

Senior Specialist, Corporate Communications, Europol

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Kai V. Holm

Treasury Director in the Sund & Baelt Group and Oresundbro Konsortiet


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Richard Holmes

ERDF Communications Manager, Yorkshire Forward

United Kingdom

Magnus Holmgren

Quality Manager, SP Technical Management, SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden


Silvia Holten

Director Media and Press Spokesperson, World Vision Deutschland e.V., Germany

Dr Reinhard Honert

European Project Coordinator for an NGO C.R.E.A.M., Europe PPP Alliance, Brussels


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Michael Bret Hood

Financial Crime/Money Laundering & Leadership Expert, Supervisory Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)


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Roger Hope

Communications Manager, Special EU Programmes Body, Belfast

United Kingdom

Markus Hopfner

Head of Unit, Coordination of Rural Development and Fisheries Fund, Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management (EAFRD Managing Authority)


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Dr Axel Hörhager

Head of JASPERS Office, Economic Adviser, JASPERS Regional Office for Central and Eastern Europe


Eric Horlait

Deputy CEO for Transfer and Industrial Partnership, National Institute for Computer Science and Applied Mathematics (INRIA)


Henri Horn

Senior Energy Adviser, Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland, Development Policy Department

Marek Hornacek

Procurement Officer and Contracts Manager, Finance and Purchase Sector, Joint Research Centre, European Commission


Dr. Andrej Horvat

State Secretary, Cabinet of the Prime Minister


Prof Dr Norbert Hosten

Chairman of the POMERANIA Project, Director, Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Neuroradiology, University of Greifswald


Arne-G. Hostrup

Managing Director, f.u.n. netzwerk|nordbayern gmbh


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Ian Hoult

County Emergency Planning Officer, Hampshire County Council

United Kingdom

Dr Irene Houtman

Senior Researcher, Research Group Work, Health and Technology, TNO

the Netherlands

David Howard

Lawyer, European Programmes and Local Growth, DCLG Legal Advisers, Government Legal Department

United Kingdom

Neil Howard

Head of Scheme Management, Food Fisheries and Market Development Division

United Kingdom

José Antonio Hoyos Pérez

Policy Officer, DG ENERGY, European Commission


Mariana Hristcheva

Head of Unit, Evaluation and European Semester, Directorate General for Regional Policy, European Commission

Václav Hromada

State Aid Officer, State Aid Department, Office for the Protection of Competition

Czech Republic

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Chris Hubbard

Deputy Divisional Manager, Team Board, Transactional ERDF and State Aid, Government Office for the English Regions

United Kingdom

Sebastien Huber

Senior Policy Officer, Science Europe


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Ulla Hudina

Policy Officer, in the DG Enterprise and Industry: Unit “Financing Innovation and SMEs”, European Commission


Oscar Huerta Melchor

Policy Analyst on Public Governance and Urban Development,
Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Local Development and Tourism,
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (CFE -OECD)

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Alejandro Huerta Quintero

Economic Advisor, Ministry of Transport


Tony Hughes

Lead ICT Auditor, Department of Finance; Audit Manager, Special EU Programmes Body, Northern Ireland

United Kingdom

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Letty Huijbers

Senior Audit Manager, Audit Directorate, Ministry of Finance

the Netherlands

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Christopher John Hull

Secretary General, EARTO


Luc Hulsman

Programme Manager, the Northern Netherlands Alliance (SNN)

the Netherlands

Iuliana Mariana Hussein

International HR Adviser, Human Resources Division, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)


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Martin Hutter

Head of Managing Authority, ETC Programme Slovakia-Austria 2007-2013


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Jeppe Hvidberg

Advisor, Riksrevisionen, Supreme Audit Office


Dr Sue Hybart

Director of Planning, Cardiff University

United Kingdom

Dr Sebastian Hyżyk

Sector Economist, Projects Directorate, Programme Lending Division, European Investment Bank