Current members of the Reflection Group are cultural heritage policy experts from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxemburg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.

The European Commission DG Education and Culture and the Council of Europe Directorate for Democratic Governance are also represented.

Euroopean networks in the field of cultural heritage are invited as observers to participate in the Reflection Group meetings.

The Secretariat of the Group is hold by Brigitte MYLE, Head Flanders Collection Team, Cultural Heritage Division of the Flanders Department of Culture, Youth, Sports and Media. Email:

List of Reflection group Members:


Evelyn SCHMIDT, Federal Chancellery of Austria, Dept.Protection of Monuments and Art Restitution Affairs


Vera AMEELS, Policy officer, Built heritage – International cooperation, Flemish government

Kim DANG-DUY, International Relations Service  – Strategic Direction,  General Administration of Culture,  Wallonia-Bruxelles Federation

Gislaine DEVILLERS, Head of international relations, Heritage Department of Wallonia

Isabelle LEROY, Focal point EU/UNESCO, Bruxelles Développement urbain – Direction des Monuments et des Sites

Pierre PAQUET, General inspector, Heritage Department of Wallonia


Petar MILADINOV, State Expert,International Activities Unit Ministry of Culture


Bruno FAVEL, Head of Department of European and International Affairs, Directorate general for heritage, Ministry of Culture and Communication

Orane PROISY, Responsable du pôle réseaux et musées, Département des affaires européennes et internationals, Direction générale des patrimoines, Ministère de la culture et de la communication


Ingeborg HOFFSTADT, Representative of the Standing Conference of the Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs of the Länder


Maria GERANIOU, Department of Archaeological Sites, Monuments and Archaeological Research , Directorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities,  Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports


Katalin Csillag, Prime Minister’s Office, Cultural Heritage Department, Head of Unit for International Affairs


Giuliana DE FRANCESCO, Head of Unit European multilateral relations, Secretariat General, Ministry for cultural heritage, cultural activities and tourism


Juris DAMBIS,  Head of State Inspection for Heritage Protection


Alfredas JOMANTAS, Head of Register management, public relations and education division
Cultural Heritage Department of the Ministry of Culture


Patrick DONDELINGER, Curator, National service for sites and monuments

The Netherlands

Monique KRAUWER, Directorate for heritage and arts, Ministry of education, culture and science, The Netherlands

Flora van REGTEREN ALTENA, International policy officer, Department for Arts and Heritage Ministry of Education, Culture and Science


Terje NYPAN, Senior Counsellor for International Affairs, Cultural Heritage Department


Malgorzata ROZBICKA, Director, National heritage Board


Pilar BARRACA de RAMOS, Chief Adviser for Legal System, Office for the Protection of Historical Heritagem Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport


Anita BERGENSTRAHLE-LIND, Head of International Policy and Cooperation, Swedish National Heritage Board


Oliver MARTIN, Head of Section Heritage and Historical Monuments, Federal Office for Culture, Federal Department of Home Affairs


Alexandra WARR, Senior international advisor, Historic England