Managing Authority/Joint Secretariat

The Managing Authority/Joint Secretariat (MA/JS) is the main contact point for those interested in Interreg Baltic Sea Region. The MA/JS's main office in Rostock (Germany) is operated by Investitionsbank Schleswig-Holstein (IB.SH), while the MA/JS branch office in Riga (Latvia) is hosted by the Latvian State Regional Development Agency (SRDA). The Joint Secretariat assists the Programme’s Managing Authority, its Monitoring Committee and the Audit Authority.

Director

Ronald Lieske

Director of the Managing Authority and the Joint Secretariat

Ronald represents the Programme's Managing Authority (MA) and the Joint Secretariat (JS). He is responsible for overall Programme and staff management at the offices of the MA and the JS (Kiel, Rostock & Riga).

Tel. +49 381 45484 5281
ronald.lieske@interreg-baltic.eu

Programme unit

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Eeva Rantama

Team Leader Programme Unit

Eeva is responsible for coordination and management of the MA/JS Programme Unit, which includes programme management and communication.

Tel. +49 381 45484 5254
Mobile +49 163 600 5254
eeva.rantama@interreg-baltic.eu

Charis-Ariadni Loupasi

Programme Manager/Project Officer

Charis is responsible for programme management tasks. She also advises applicants, assesses and monitors projects with the focus on innovation.

Tel. +49 381 45484 5227
Charis-Ariadni.Loupasi@interreg-baltic.eu

Laura Ligazzolo

Programme Manager/Project Officer

Laura is responsible for programme management tasks. She also advises applicants, assesses and monitors projects with the focus on innovation.

Tel. +49 381 45484 5291
laura.ligazzolo@interreg-baltic.eu

 



Elena Kolosova

Advisor for External Cooperation 

Elena is responsible for Programme support to the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region. She also coordinates the Programme cooperation with neighbouring countries and other EU funding programmes including projects’ cooperation platforms.

Tel +371 66 16 46 78
Mobile +371 28 30 224 5
elena.kolosova@interreg-baltic.eu

Anna Gałyga

Communication Officer

Anna is responsible for the implementation of the Programme’s communication strategy, for advice to projects on communication issues and for facilitating MA/JS internal communication.

Tel. +49 381 45484 5277
Mobile +49 163 600 5277
anna.galyga@interreg-baltic.eu

Jennifer Billowie

Communication Officer

Jennifer is responsible for the implementation of the Programme’s communication strategy, for advice to projects on communication issues and for facilitating MA/JS internal communication.

Tel. +49 381 45484 5288
Mobile +49 163 600 5288
jennifer.billowie@interreg-baltic.eu

Jan Lorenzen

Communication Assistant

Jan assists the Communication team in collecting information, website editing and administrative work. He facilitates the information flow between the MA/JS office in Rostock and Kiel where the MA/JS host organisation, Investitionsbank Schleswig-Holstein, is located. 

Tel. +49 431 9905 3087
Mobile +49 162 2170 999
jan.lorenzen@interreg-baltic.eu

Project unit

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Eeva Rantama

Acting Team Leader Project Unit

Eeva is responsible for coordination and management of the MA/JS Project Unit in Rostock and Riga. The Unit supports project development, is responsible for application procedures and monitors the project implementation.

Tel. +49 381 45484 5254
Mobile +49 163 600 5254
eeva.rantama@interreg-baltic.eu

Marta Ślężak-Warszycka

Senior Project Officer and Deputy Team Leader Project Unit

Marta is responsible for further development of project types, project related Programme procedures and the Programme's online monitoring system. She also works on the Programme indicators and evaluations. In addition, she supports in coordination of the team.

Tel. +49 381 45484 5293
Mobile +49 163 600 5293
marta.slezak@interreg-baltic.eu

Jan Schmidt

Project Officer

Jan is responsible for advice to applicants, assessment and monitoring of projects with the thematic focus on energy as well as of seed money projects.

Tel. +49 381 45484 5272
Mobile +49 163 600 5272
jan.schmidt@interreg-baltic.eu

József Attila Darabos

Project Officer

Attila is responsible for advice to applicants, assessment and monitoring of projects with the thematic focus on multimodal transport, maritime transport and urban mobility.

Tel. +49 381 45484 5292
Mobile +49 163 600 5292
attila.darabos@interreg-baltic.eu

Sebastian Hentsch

Project Officer

Sebastian is responsible for advice to applicants, assessment and monitoring of projects with the thematic focus on innovation and governance of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region.

Tel. +49 381 45484 5278
Mobile +49 163 600 5278
sebastian.hentsch@interreg-baltic.eu

Agnieszka Lipińska

Project Officer

Agnieszka is responsible for advice to applicants, assessment and monitoring of projects with the thematic focus on innovation and of seed money projects.

Tel. +49 381 45484 5294
Mobile +49 163 600 5294
agnieszka.lipinska@interreg-baltic.eu

Elea Nova Sondag

Elea Nova Sondag

Project Officer

Elea is responsible for advice to applicants, assessment and monitoring of projects with the focus on innovation and climate change.

Tel. +49 381 45484 5298
Mobile +49 163 600 5298
elea.nova@interreg-baltic.eu

Marina Kislyak

Project Officer

Marina is responsible for advice to applicants, assessment and monitoring of projects with the thematic focus on transport and of seed money projects. She provides support to cooperation with Russia and coordinates extension stage projects.

Tel. +49 381 45484 5230
Mobile +49 151 184 81639
marina.kislyak@interreg-baltic.eu

Sophie Herbert

Project Officer

Sophie is responsible for advice to applicants, assessment and monitoring of projects with the focus on natural resources.

Tel. +49 381 45484 5285
Mobile +49 163 600 5285
sophie.herbert@interreg-baltic.eu



Finance unit

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Thomas Weber

Team Leader Finance Unit

Thomas is responsible for coordination and management of the MA/JS Finance Unit, which includes the management of finances at project and programme level, including Technical Assistance accounting, administration and payments.

Tel. +49 381 45484 5287
Mobile +49 163 600 5287
thomas.weber@interreg-baltic.eu

Václav Kaplan

Senior Finance Officer

Václav is responsible for support to applicants and project partners, in particular from Russia and Belarus, and for management and monitoring of finances at project and programme level. He also contributes to the development of the Programme's online monitoring system (BAMOS).

Tel. +49 381 45484 5290
Mobile +49 163 600 5290
vaclav.kaplan@interreg-baltic.eu

Rostislav Zatloukal

Finance Officer - Adviser for Audit and Control

Rostislav is responsible for support to applicants and project partners. In addition, he provides support and advises on audit and control issues and works closely with the Audit Authority.

Tel. +49 381 45484 5270
Mobile +49 163 600 5270
rostislav.zatloukal@interreg-baltic.eu

Dana Hennings

Finance Officer

Dana is responsible for support to applicants and project partners as well as for the monitoring of finances at project level. She also develops legal agreements and contracts, State aid procedures and contributes to the development of the Programme's online monitoring system (BAMOS).

Tel. +49 381 45484 5280
Mobile +49 163 500 7880
dana.hennings@interreg-baltic.eu

Orsolya Schulz

Finance Officer

Orsolya is responsible for support to applicants and project partners as well as for the monitoring of finances at project level.

Tel. +49 381 45484 5271
Mobile +49 163 600 5271
orsolya.schulz@interreg-baltic.eu

Marcin Kaczmarski

Finance Officer

Marcin is responsible for support to applicants and project partners as well as for the monitoring of finances at project level.

Tel. +49 381 45484 5295
Mobile +49 163 600 7395
marcin.kaczmarski@interreg-baltic.eu

Łukasz Korpal

Finance Officer

Lukasz is responsible for support to applicants and project partners as well as for the monitoring of finances at project level.

Tel. +49 381 45484 5221
Mobile +49 151 225 916 28
lukasz.korpal@interreg-baltic.eu  

Kamila Zalesiak

Finance Officer

Kamila is responsible for support to applicants and project partners as well as for the monitoring of finances at project level.

Tel. +49 381 45484 5210
Mobile +49 163 600 5301
kamila.zalesiak@interreg-baltic.eu

 

 

Carolin Maasch

Finance Officer Accounting and Payment

Carolin is responsible for day-to-day accounting, procurement, and other regular administrative work related to Technical Assistance. She effects payments to projects and administers programme accounts.

Tel. +49 381 45484 5213
carolin.maasch@interreg-baltic.eu

Certifying Officer

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Corinna Günther

Certifying Officer

Corinna is responsible for carrying out the functions of the Certifying Authority. This includes also effecting payments to the projects, administering the programme accounts and reporting to the European Commission.

Tel. +49 381 45484 5276
Mobile +49 163 600 5276
corinna.guenther@interreg-baltic.eu

IT AND ADMINISTRATION

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Robert Schulz

Information Coordinator

Robert is responsible for the development of the Programme’s online monitoring system (BAMOS) and for IT support to the MA/JS.

Tel. +49 381 45484 5279
Mobile +49 163 600 5279
robert.schulz@interreg-baltic.eu

Jens Klingberg

IT Administrator

Jens is responsible for maintenance and development of the Programme's IT systems as well as for IT related user support.

Tel. +49 381 45484 5269
Mobile +49 163 600 1269
jens.klingberg@interreg-baltic.eu

Aileen Allen

Programme Assistant

Aileen is coordinating the office administration. In addition she is responsible for the organisation of events and related procurements.

Tel. +49 381 45484 5281
aileen.allen@interreg-baltic.eu

Addresses

Managing Authority (MA)/
Joint Secretariat (JS) Rostock

c/o Investitionsbank Schleswig-Holstein (IB.SH)

Postal & visitor address:
Grubenstrasse 20
18055 Rostock, Germany
Tel: +49 381 45484 0
Fax: +49 381 45484 5282
E-mail: info@interreg-baltic.eu

 

Joint Secretariat (JS)
branch office Riga

c/o State Regional Development Agency

Postal & visitor address:
Alberta Iela 10
LV-1010, Riga, Latvia

room- 305 & 307 (3rd floor)

Mobile +371 2 648 05 54

MA/JS chart

photos © IB.SH/ Kristina Becker