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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!


Despina Pachnou

Competition and Public Procurement Expert, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Manfred Padberg

Head of Division, Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF), Responsible Authority


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Nathan Paget

Defra Group Chief Internal Auditor, Government Internal Audit Agency

United Kingdom

Claus Palle

Legal Adviser, RTTP, Corporate Relations and Technology Transfer, Aarhus University


Nicole Palmer

Research Ethics & Governance Officer, Research Services, University of Kent

United Kingdom

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Martin Pamphlett

Project Finance Account Manager, WWF International

Spyros Panagopoulos

Partner, Legal Adviser on EU and Public Economic Law, Law Office Panagopoulos & Partners


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Sara Panelli

Public Prosecutor dealing with fraud and corruption cases, working as Seconded National Expert at the European

Tatjana Panić Živković

Project Manager for Infrastructure and Spatial Planning, Regional Development Agency “Centre for the Development of Jablanica and Pcinja Districts”

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Stefano Panighetti

Policy Officer (Financial Instruments), DG Energy: Energy Efficiency, European Commission


Paola Paoletti

Staff Counsellor on Mental Health, Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons

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Vasiliki Papaioannu

Head of Unit B (Certifying Authority)/D41 Financial Relations, EU General Accounting Office of the State of Greece


Dr. Penelope Papandropoulos

State Aid Coordinator, Chief Economist Team, DG Competition, European Commission

George Paraskevaidis

Administrator, Procurement Coordination Unit, General Secretariat of the Council of the EU

Matias Partanen

Legal Counsel, Research Affairs, University of Helsinki


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Dr Gabriele Pasquini

Executive Manager, EU and International Relationships in the Italian PPP Task Force


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Nadežda Pätoprstá

Director of the Foreign Aid Department, Responsible Authority of SOLID Funds under the Ministry of Interior


Ignas Paukštys

Head of Unit, Central Project Management Agency (Ministry of Finance)

Alan Paul

Corporate Asset Manager, Property Services, Fife Council

United Kingdom

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Alberta Pauley

Head of Telecoms Policy Unit in the Department of Enterprise under the Ministry of Enterprise, Trade and Investment

United Kingdom

Ludwig Pawlowski

Director of the Centre of Competence on Water, Berlin


Joanna Peel

Community Manager, Sciences Po


Susanna Pehrson

Research Administrator, Research Office, KTH Royal Institute of Technology


Pascal Penaud

Inspector General, General Inspection of Social Affairs (IGAS) – an Interministerial Audit and Evaluation Office for Social and Health, Employment and Labour Policies


Dr Hugh Penfold

Former Deputy Director Technology Transfer at Imperial Innovations / Imperial College London

United Kingdom

Isabel Penne

Director of the Leuven University Fund, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

the Netherlands

Sónia Pereira

Head of Research Support Office, University of Porto


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Luis Pereira dos Santos

Head of Internal Audit Department, Operational Programme of Territory Improvement (2007-2013 ERDF/CF)


Claudio Pérez-Olea Meyer-Döhner

Joint Sub-director for ERDF Management, Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness


Francesco Perlini

Head of Financial Reporting, Financial Management Service, World Trade Organization (WTO)

Dr Biagio Perretti

Lecturer at the University of Basilicata and Senior Consultant to the Managing Authority of the Operational Programme ERDF of Regione Basilicata


Mallory Perrin-Wolff

Head, Incentive Research Programs and Partnerships Department – Grant Office, Institut Pasteur


Bertil Persson

Head of Internal Audit Unit, The ESF Council


Jiří Pešina

Deputy Head of Unit, Unit for Coordination of ESIF Audits, Audit Authority, Ministry of Finance of the Czech Republic

Sebastijan Peterka

Project Coordinator, Transparency International Slovenia

Anita Peters

Deputy Director of Finance Analytics Control and Technology, Her Majesty’s Treasury

United Kingdom

Helen Petrov

Director of the Internal Audit Department of Enterprise


Doroteya Petrova

Head of Sector, Audit Process and Contact Point CAS, Audit and Ex-Post Controls Department, European Research Council Executive Agency

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Ana Petrovic

Law expert and lawyer-linguist at the Directorate General Legal Services of the European Central Bank


Gerald Pettersson

Patent Attorney at Uppsala University Innovation


Dr Hans Arno Petzold

Deputy Head of Unit, State Aid Control (et. al.), Ministry for Economic Affairs, Transport, Employment, Technology, and Tourism, Federal State Schleswig-Holstein


Christin Pfeiffer

Consultant in the SME NCP Working Group, APRE - Agency for Promotion of European Research


Natali Phalén

Secretary General, The Swedish Anti-Corruption Institute

Tomasz Piatkowski

Head of the Audit Unit VI, Department for Audit of the Public Funds, Ministry of Finance, Poland (AA)

Sandra Piduch

Strategic HR - Administrative personnel, Supreme Authority Lutheran-Protestant Church of Bavaria

Sacha Piehl

Former Desk Officer Germany, DG Employment, Social Affairs & Inclusion, European Commission

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Michael Pielke

Deputy Head of Unit Consistency of Rural Development, DG for Agriculture and Rural Development, European Commission


Dr Stanislaw M. Pietruszko

Head of Centre for Photovoltaics at Warsaw University


Dr. Nathan Pike

Senior Consultant, Isis Innovation, University of Oxford

United Kingdom

Päivi Piki

Auditor, Chamber 1 – Sustainable use of natural resources, European Court of Auditors

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Sabine Piller

Project Leader at the Berlin Energy Agency GmbH


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Margot Pinault

Policy Officer, Energy Efficiency, Horizon 2020 R&I programme, DG Energy, European Commission

Giovanni Pio

Head of Global Change Management, United Nations World Food Programme

Lorenzo Pirelli

Head of Task - Chamber 1 Directorate, Sustainable Use of Natural Resources

Olivier Piron

Senior Quality Officer, Corporate Management and Evaluation Unit, European Union Railways Agency

Sameer Pise

Principal Auditor, Internal Oversight Service, United Nations Educational, Scientific
and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

Kari Pitkänen

Director of Strategic Planning and Development, University of Jyväskylä


John Place

Head of Managing Authority, Rural Development Programme for England, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

United Kingdom

Angela Platzer

Deputy Head of Business Banking Department at the Investkredit Bank


Alessandra Poggiani

CEO, Venis s.p.a. – Venice City Council ITC Inhouse Company & former Director
General of AGID, the National Government Agency for Digital Italy


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Grzegorz Polak

Deputy Director, Department of the EU and International Relation, Ministry of Interior and Administration


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Vaido Poldoja

Legal Officer, Competition & State Aid Directorate, EFTA Surveillance Authority

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Prof. Dr. Marco Ponti

Professor of Transport Economics at the University of Milan and Consultant to the European Commission


Marnix Pool

Director of the Holding Company of the University of Groningen

the Netherlands

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Petr Porak

Deputy Director of Department of Implementation of Structural Funds, Ministry of Industry and Trade

Czech Republic

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Kate Porter

Assistant Director State Aid in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

United Kingdom

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Erik Potočar

Ministry of Infrastructure, Energy Directorate, Slovenia

Dr. David Potts

Senior Lecturer at the University of Bradford

United Kingdom

Raquel Reis Poucochinho

Services Directorate for EU Funds, Ministry of Internal Affairs,
Directorate-General of Internal Affairs, Responsible Authority


Eric Povel

NATO Public Diplomacy Division, Programme Officer, Afghanistan / Operations, Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO)

Keith Powell

former Web Content Manager, Digital Communications, Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons

Nataša Prah

Head of Unit, Budget Supervision Office, Ministry of Finance


Ildikó Preiss

Attaché in private office, Chamber II, European Court of Auditors (ECA)

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José Àngel Presmanes Rubio

President, Spanish Centre for Excellence and Knowledge on PPP‘s (CECOPP)


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Morten Priesholm Jensen

Project Coordinator of the Småøernes Action Group


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Dr Thomas Probst

Senior Consultant to Federal Association of Secondary Raw Material and Disposal (BVSE)


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Leon Prop

Deputy Head of Europe Zone Office, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, Hungary

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Dorota Ptak-Kroustalis

Policy Officer in the ESF and Cohesion Policy Development, Analysis and Coordination Unit, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, European Commission


Hiranand Purkait

Principal Auditor, Internal Oversight Service, UNESCO

Hayley Purps

Research Project and Finance Co-ordinator, University of Bath

United Kingdom