Who we are

Frontex’s Management Board is tasked with efficiently controlling the functions of the agency. Among other responsibilities, the Board establishes the budget and verifies its execution, ensures transparent decision-making procedures are in place and appoints the Executive and Deputy Executive Directors. 

It is composed of representatives of the heads of the border authorities of the 26 EU Member States that are signatories of the Schengen acquis, plus two members of the European Commission. Representatives from Ireland are also invited to participate in Management Board meetings.

Iceland, Lichtenstein, Norway and Switzerland (countries which are not EU Member States, but which are associated with the implementation, application and development of the Schengen acquis) also participate in the agency’s Management Board meetings. Each of them sends one representative to the Management Board but retains limited voting rights.

Meetings of the Management Board are convened by its Chairperson and are held five times a year.


MEMBERS OF THE MANAGEMENT BOARD

Marko Gašperlin - Chairman

Ministry of the Interior, Slovenia

Marko Gašperlin, as of 26 April 2016 Frontex Management Board Chairman.

Marko Gašperlin earned a Bachelor's Degree in Political Sciences in 1987.  From then until 1991, he worked as an Adviser in the Neighbouring Countries Section of the Slovenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and then, until 1994, as a Police Inspector in the Border Police Division of the Uniformed Police Directorate.  During that time he also passed a special course on police powers at the Police Academy.  From 1995-1998 was Head of the Border Police Division, and since then has been Assistant Director of the Uniformed Police Directorate at the Slovenian Ministry of the Interior.  In that capacity he has been responsible for managing strategic and operational police tasks at the national level, including policing the borders.  He has also been involved in drafting acts of law, implementing instructions, and coordinating Slovenia's participation in Frontex, EU Home Affairs Funds and various EU projects.  He has been the Head of the Slovenian delegation to the Schengen Committee, and a member of the Frontex Management Board since the agency was established in 2005, serving as Deputy Chairman till 2016.

Carlos Moreira - Deputy Chairman

Immigration and Borders Service (S.E.F.), Portugal

Carlos Matos Moreira as of 20 November 2017 Frontex Management Board Deputy Chairman.

Carlos Matos Moreira earned a law degree from Law Catholic University in Porto in 1988. He began his career as inspector at the international airports of Lisbon and Porto. During his time at SEF, his roles included Head of SEF operating group in SIRENE National Bureau and Centre Regional Deputy Director and Director. Mr. Moreira then served as JHA Counsellor and later as Interior Ministry Liaison Officer at Portugal’s Permanent Representation to the European Union. There, he dealt with various border management issues, including the discussions of the three legislative revisions of Frontex Regulation) and Schengen Evaluations matters. After returning to Portugal, he served as SEF ´s National Director from 16 October 2017 till 15 January 2019. Currently, he is involved in the implementation of the Schengen Acquis in the areas of competences of SEF, taking part in the meetings of the Working Party for Schengen Matters (Schengen Evaluation) as Head of Delegation and also in the meetings of the Schengen Committee. Since July 2020, he has been involved in SEF´s preparation and coordination of the 2021 Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the EU, chairing the meetings of the Strategic Committee on Immigration, Frontiers and Asylum and the Working Party for Schengen Matters (Schengen Evaluation).

Günter Schnittler

Member of the Management Board

Ministry of Interior

Declaration of interest
CV

Robert Glöckl

Alternate Member of the Management Board

Ministry of Interior

Declaration of interest
CV

Wald Thielemans

Member of the Management Board

Federal Police

Declaration of interest
CV

Thomas Rayen

Alternate Member of the Management Board

Federal Police

Statement of commitment

Deyan Mollov

Member of the Management Board

Ministry of the Interior

Declaration of interest
CV

Stoyan Ivanov

Alternate Member of the Management Board

Chief Directorate Border Police


Declaration of interest
CV

Thomas Chatzikyriakou

Member of the Management Board

Cyprus Police Aliens and Immigration Unit


Declaration of interest
CV

Savvas Stephanides

Alternate Member of the Management Board

Cyprus Police Aliens and Immigration Unit


Declaration of interest
CV

Martin Vondrášek

Member of the Management Board

Czech Police Forces

Declaration of interest
CV

Milan Majer

Alternate Member of the Management Board

Czech Police Forces

Declaration of interest
CV

Zoran Ničeno

Member of the Management Board

Border Police Directorate


Declaration of interest
CV

Gilio Toic-Sintic

Alternate Member of the Management Board

Ministry of Interior


Declaration of interest
CV

VACANT

Member of the Management Board

Signe Hojland Jensen

Alternate Member of the Management Board

Danish National Police


Statement of commitment

Egert Belitšev

Member of the Management Board

Police and Border Guard Board


Declaration of interest
CV

Helen Neider-Veerme

Alternate Member of the Management Board

Police and Border Guard Board


Declaration of interest
CV

Monique Pariat

Member of the Management Board

European Commission


Declaration of interest
CV

Matthias Oel

Member of the Management Board

European Commission


CV

Olivier Onidi

Alternate Member of the Management Board

European Commission


Declaration of interest
CV

Corinna Ullrich

Alternate Member of the Management Board

European Commission

Declaration of interest
CV

Pasi Kostamovaara

Member of the Management Board

Finnish Border Guard


Declaration of interest
CV

Markku Hassinen

Alternate Member of the Management Board

Border Guard of Finland


Declaration of interest
CV

Sylvie Houspic

Member of the Management Board

Ministry of the Interior

Declaration of interest
CV

Renaud Bernhardt

Alternate Member of the Management Board

Dagmar Busch

Member of the Management Board

Federal Ministry of the Interior

Declaration of interest
CV

Alexander Fritsch

Alternate Member of the Management Board

German Federal Police

Declaration of interest
CV

Dimitrios Mallios

Member of the Management Board

Hellenic Police


Declaration of interest
CV

Dimitrios Varouxakis

Alternate Member of the Management Board

Hellenic Coast Guard Integrated Maritime Surveillance Bureau


Declaration of interest
CV

Zsolt Halmosi

Member of the Management Board

Hungarian National Police


Declaration of interest
CV

László Balázs

Alternate Member of the Management Board

Hungarian National Police


Declaration of interest
CV

Ólafur Helgi Kjartansson

Member of the Management Board

Sudurnes Police District


Declaration of interest
CV

Jón Pétur Jónsson

Alternate Member of the Management Board

Sudurnes Police District


Statement of commitment

Massimo Bontempi

Member of the Management Board

Ministry of the Interior


Declaration of interest
CV

Ennio Schettini

Alternate Member of the Management Board

Ministry of Interior


Declaration of interest
CV

Guntis Pujāts

Member of the Management Board

State Border Guard


Declaration of interest
CV

Andrejs Rogozins

Alternate Member of the Management Board

State Border Guard


Declaration of interest
CV

Uwe Langenbahn

Member of the Management Board

National Police


Declaration of interest
CV

Stefan Gstöhl

Alternate Member of the Management Board

National Police


Declaration of interest
CV

Rustamas Liubajevas

Member of the Management Board

Ministry of the Interior


Declaration of interest
CV

Vaidas Čypas

Alternate Member of the Management Board

State Border Guard Service



Declaration of interest
CV

Georges Wegener

Member of the Management Board

Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Immigration Department)


Christian Steichen

Alternate Member of the Management Board

Grand-ducal Police



Neville Xuereb

Member of the Management Board

Malta Police Force


Declaration of interest
CV

Clinton O’Neill

Alternate Member of the Management Board

Armed Forces of Malta


Declaration of interest
CV

J.A.J Hans Leijtens

Member of the Management Board

Royal Netherlands Marechaussee


Declaration of interest
CV

Laurent Hendrickx

Alternate Member of the Management Board

Royal Netherlands Marechaussee

Declaration of interest
CV

Ellen Ahnfelt

Member of the Management Board

National Police Directorate


Statement of commitment

Jan Erik Nybakk

Alternate Member of the Management Board

National Police Directorate


Declaration of interest
CV

Grzegorz Niemiec

Member of the Management Board

Polish Border Guards

Declaration of interest
CV

Sebastian Zakowiecki

Alternate Member of the Management Board

Bureau of International Affairs in Polish Border Guard HQ


Declaration of interest
CV

Carlos Moreira

Member of the Management Board

Immigration and Borders Service (S.E.F.)


Declaration of interest
CV

VACANT

Alternate Member of the Management Board



Liviu Bute

Member of the Management Board

Deputy General Inspector of the Romanian Border Police



Declaration of interest
CV

Marius Vizitiu

Alternate Member of the Management Board

Director of the Directorate for Border Surveillance and Control from the General Inspectorate of the Romanian Border Police

 


Declaration of interest
CV

Ľudovít Bíro

Member of the Management Board



Declaration of interest
CV

Jana Juríčkova

Alternate Member of the Management Board



Declaration of interest
CV

Marko Gašperlin

Member of the Management Board

Ministry of the Interior


Declaration of interest
CV

VACANT

Alternate Member of the Management Board



Juan Enrique Taborda Alvarez

Member of the Management Board

National Police Force

Declaration of interest
CV

Miguel Sánchez Guerrero

Alternate Member of the Management Board

Guardia Civil


Declaration of interest
CV

Patrik Engström

Member of the Management Board

Swedish Police


Declaration of interest
CV

Marianne Persson

Alternate Member of the Management Board

Minsitry of Justice


Declaration of interest
CV

Marco Benz

Member of the Management Board

Federal Customs Administration


Declaration of interest
CV

Medea Meier

Alternate Member of the Management Board

Federal Customs Administration


Declaration of interest
CV

Representatives invited to the Management Board meetings

Gerard Egan

Member of the Management Board

Garda National Immigration Bureau


VACANT

Alternate Member of the Management Board



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