1. EU Political Influence
Engage with European institutions involved in external aid to provide practical feedback on the implementation of development aid policies, financial instruments, delivery methods and management modes, and proposing improvements to gain aid efficiency and effectiveness. Mainly with the European Commission and the European Parliament, but also European Development Financing Institutions and Donor Agencies.
2. Procurement Practice
Develop proposals for European institutions to improve the conditions of professional engagement. EFCA as a centre of European Best Practice in Procurement.
3. International Dialogue
Participate in the dialogue with International Financing Institutions (IFIs) on International Best Practice in Procurement and on European Development Financing Instruments, observing the FIDIC-EFCA cooperation agreement.
4. Promotion of Expertise
Strengthening the relationship with European Development Financing Institutions for the development of sustainable infrastructure, integrating technical, social, environmental and economic considerations. Promote the consulting engineer’s role in raising project standards, fostering innovation and attracting private investment to developing countries.
5. Guidance to MAs
Providing feedback to MAs on the latest developments in European External Action as well as guidance on how to tender and work with European institutions in service contracts.
6. Networking Platform for Companies
Providing a space for the exchange of experiences and networking to companies during the meetings, events or social networks. Creation of a Linked-In Group.
Chair & Liaison with the Board of Directors
Ines Ferguson (TECNIBERIA) (since May 2011)
Martin Güldner (VBI)
Walter Painsi (ACA / FTBI)
José António Rocha Almeida (APPC)
Aisha Nadar (ARIC)
Metehan Çağlar Sonbahar (ATCEA)
Cenk Tanriverdi (ATCEA)
Hüseyin Tekin (ATCEA)
François Baudouin (CINOV / SYNTEC Ingénierie)
Benoît Clocheret (CINOV / SYNTEC Ingénierie)
David Lecoffre (CINOV / SYNTEC Ingénierie)
Lars Bentzen (FRI)
Spyridon Papagrigoriou (HELLASCO)
Hero Heering (Koninklijke NLingenieurs)
Wim Verheugt (Koninklijke NLingenieurs)
Gianluca Vedova (OICE)
Sarah Ouziaux (ORI)
Friedrich Hembach (VBI)
Peter Matthes (VBI)
Hans-Christoph Schaefer-Kehnert (VBI)
Nikola Matic (ACES)
Guillaume Leroy/Denis Massart (CINOV / SYNTEC Ingénierie)
Emmanuel Ramfel (CINOV / SYNTEC Ingénierie)
Cinzia Miracapillo Jauslin (USIC)
Didier Wynrocx (FEACO representative)
Raphaël Zayat (FEACO representative)