Organisation

The agency is managed by an Executive Director whose functions and powers are defined in Article 68 of Regulation (EU) No 2016/1624. The Executive Director is assisted by a Deputy Executive Director and supported by four Divisions and an International and European Cooperation Unit (to be developed into a new Division in 2018), a Cabinet, Offices (Data Protection, Accounting, Registration, Brussels) and Teams (Media and Public Relations, Inspection and Control, Management Board and Cross-Divisional Secretariat).

The Divisions are following:

  • Operational Response Division
    (Field Deployments Unit;
    Coast Guard and Law Enforcement Unit; European Centre for Returns)
  • Situational Awareness and Monitoring Division
    (Frontex Situation Centre; Risk Analysis Unit; Vulnerability Assessment Unit)
  • Capacity Building Division
    (Pooled Resources Unit; Research and Innovation Unit;
    Training Unit)
  • Corporate Governance Division
    (
    Human Resources and Security Unit; Legal and Procurement Unit; Budget, Financial and Corporate Services Unit; Information and Communication Technology Unit)
  • International and European Cooperation Unit (to be developed into a new Division in 2018)

An independent Fundamental Right Officer reports directly to the Management Board and cooperates with the Consultative Forum which assists the Executive Director and the Management Board with independent advice in fundamental rights matters.


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