Staff Member

Cecilia Bonefeld-Dahl

Director General of DIGITALEUROPE

Cecilia Bonefeld-Dahl is Director-General of DIGITALEUROPE, the leading digital technology industry association representing over 45,000 digital companies in Europe. 

She is a member of the European Commission’s Industrial Forum and High-Level Forum on European Standardisation. She is also a member of the Stakeholder Cybersecurity Certification Group of ENISA (the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity). She is also a member of the Board of Directors of Gaia-X. 

Formerly, Cecilia Bonefeld-Dahl served as a member of the Advisory Group to the Secretary General of NATO on Emerging and Disruptive Technologies. She was also a member of the European Commission’s High Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence, as well as a member of the B20 Digital Transformation Taskforce, a board member of the European Commission’s Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition and the European Parliament-led European Internet Forum. 

In March 2023, Cecilia received the Ukraine Peace Prize on behalf of DIGITALEUROPE for its work supporting Ukraine during the war. 

Cecilia Bonefeld-Dahl has more than 25 years of experience in the ICT industry. She previously held international positions at IBM and Oracle as well as with SMEs, building businesses across Europe and China and founding the global SAP implementation company and cloud provider GlobeIT. She served as Board Member of the Danish Chamber of Commerce and was President of the Board of the Danish ICT association (ITB).  

Staff Members

Cecilia Bonefeld-Dahl
Director General
Kivanç Akil
Associate Director for Events & Executive Coordination
Nikos Alpentzos
Senior Manager for Office & Member Care
Clara Balestrieri
Intern for Digital Infrastructure, Privacy & Security Policy
Sophie Bates
Intern for Communications & Events
Elena Bartolucci
Digital Transformation Policy Intern
Milda Basiulyte
Senior Director for Cyber, Infrastructure & Competitiveness
Nathan da Silva Carvalho
Senior Research and Innovation Manager for Projects
Maite Castells Cercadillo
Officer for Sustainability Policy
Laura Chaney
Manager for Digital Finance Policy
Julien Chasserieau
Associate Director for AI & Data Policy
Ernesto Cianchi
Intern for International Affairs & Digital Trade Policy
Giulio Crisante
Manager for Audiovisual Production
Stephen Crisp
Senior Policy Director for Data Economy & Sustainability
Nina Cullen
Intern for Investments, compliance & standardisation
Omar Dhaher
Technical Associate Director for Standardisation & Compliance Policy
Alberto Di Felice
Policy and Legal Counsel
Iryna Drobot
Intern for Projects
Normunds Egle
Senior Manager for Infrastructure Policy & Member State Outreach
Béatrice Ericson
Manager for Data Economy & Privacy
Felix Fend
Intern for Communications and Events
Yann Finger
Director for Operations & Intelligence
Samia Fitouri
Senior Communications Manager
Isabelle Grotard
Finance Expert
Joël Guschker
Senior Manager for International Affairs & Trade Policy
Nataša Hemon
Senior Policy Manager for Data Centres
Síofra Hendry​
Officer for Outreach
Raphaëlle Hennekinne
Policy Director for Sustainability
Lasse Hamilton Heidemann
Senior Director for Outreach
Sid Hollman
Policy Officer for Cybersecurity & Digital Infrastructure
Hugh Kirk
Senior Manager for Consumer, IP and Platforms Policy
Rita Jonušaitė
Senior Manager for Cybersecurity & Cloud
Adnán Leal
Communications Manager
Chiara Longobardi
Senior Project Manager
Helena Lovegrove
Senior Director for Operations & Projects
Luke Makris
Manager for Member State Outreach
Daniella Manassero-Bernal
Communications Manager for Projects
Bianca Manelli
Officer for AI & Data Policy
Irene Marinelli
Communications Officer for Projects
José Martinez-Usero
Director for Projects
Marie Montaldo
Senior Research and Innovation Manager
Valeria Muggianu
Senior Project Manager
Giorgia Murgia
Manager for Sustainability Policy
Wiktoria Orłowska
Communications Officer for Projects
Alexia Papadimitriou
Research and Innovation Officer
Martina Piazza
Manager for Investments & Innovation
Ray Pinto
Senior Director for Digital Transformation Policy
Marta Pont Guixa
Senior Operations & Executive Manager
Richard Rak
Manager for Digital Health Policy
Vincenzo Renda
Director for Single Market & Digital Competitiveness
Chris Ruff
Director for Political Outreach & Communications
Margo Vanderstichelen
Intern for International Affairs & Digital Trade Policy
Ginevra Santini
Communications Officer for Projects
Niels Selling
Senior Research and Innovation Manager for Projects
Arbnor Shala
Intern for Digital Commerce, AI & Data Policy
Tim Sollberger
Senior Manager for Sustainability Policy
João Tato Marinho
Associate Director for the Green Transition
Alper Tanrıverdi
Project Intern
Federica Tondo
Business Officer
Diem Tran
Project Communications Manager
Toninio Waelkens
Policy Intern for Digital Sustainability Policy
Regina Zawisza
Senior Manager for Member Relations

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