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Office of the Secretary General

Dr Urban Rusnák
Secretary General

Mail: secgen(at)encharter.org
Phone: +32 2 775 98 10
Fax: +32 2 775 98 13

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Ms Mara Novello
Assistant to the SG

Mail: mara.novello(at)encharter.org
Phone: +32 2 775 98 19
Fax: +32 2 775 98 13

  • Personal Assistant to the Secretary General
  • Support to the Office of the Secretary General

Mr Scott Sutherland
SG Office Coordinator

Mail: scott.sutherland(at)encharter.org
Phone: +32 2 775 98 68
Fax: +32 2 775 98 13

  • Coordination of activities of the Office of the Secretary General 
  • Website and on-line content management

Dr Alejandro Carballo Leyda
General Counsel

Mail: alejandro.carballo(at)encharter.org
Phone: +32 2 775 98 63
Fax: +32 2 775 98 13

  • Head of the Conflict Resolution Centre
  • Legal advice to the Secretariat, Charter Conference and subsidiary bodies
  • Dispute settlement-related issues
  • Information relating to the documentary and oral travaux préparatoires
  • Coordinating the work of the Legal Advisory Task Force (LATF) 

Ms Iryna De Meyer
Junior Legal Assistant

Mail: iryna.demeyer(at)encharter.org
Phone: +32 2 775 98 38
Fax: +32 2 775 98 13

  • Assistant to the General Counsel

Dr Marat Terterov
Knowledge Centre Principal Coordinator

Mail: marat.terterov(at)encharter.org
Phone: +32 2 775 98 59
Fax: +32 2 775 98 01

  • Coordination of Knowledge Centre training programmes

Mr Vitali Hiarlouski
Knowledge Centre Legal Coordinator

Mail: vitali.hiarlouski(at)encharter.org
Phone: +32 2 775 98 67
Fax: +32 2 775 98 13

  • Coordinating the Legal training programmes 
  • Managing the Knowledge Centre legal documents and publications

Mr Ernesto Bonafé
Expert - Trade and Expansion 

Mail: ernesto.bonafe(at)encharter.org
Phone: +32 2 775 98 57
Fax: +32 2 775 98 13

  • Coordination of expansion activities at the Secretariat
  • Expert advisor on trade issues

Mr Can Öğütçü
Assistant - Expansion 

Mail: can.ogutcu(at)encharter.org
Phone: +32 2 775 98 23
Fax: +32 2 775 98 13

  • Preparatory work for Energy Charter expansion and outreach activities
  • Assistance in the implementation of the Energy Charter expansion and outreach policy
  • Support to the expansion and outreach activities of the Secretariat

Ms Bilyana Chobanova
EU4Energy Coordinator

Mail: bilyana.chobanova(at)encharter.org
Phone: +32 2 775 98 53
Fax: +32 2 775 98 13

  • Principal coordinator for the EU4Energy programme

Ms Anna Nosichenko
EU4Energy Financial and Administrative Assistant 

Mail: anna.nosichenko(at)encharter.org
Phone: +32 2 775 98 21
Fax: +32 2 775 98 22

  • Administration work for the EU4Energy Programme