Summer Course: How to Use Simplified Cost Options for ESI Funds?

Implementation, Calculation Methods, Control and Audit

20-22 June 2018 | Lake Como (near Milan), Italy

Fully booked! A two-day Workshop on Simplified Cost Options will be offered on 15-16 November in Nice, France. For any further information please contact Juliana Veit.


Head of EU Managing Authority, Department for the Economy, Northern Ireland

Maeve Hamilton has worked in the Northern Ireland Civil Service for 31 years. She is currently employed by the Central Government Department for the Economy in Northern Ireland and is Head of the Managing Authority for both the ESF and ERDF Investment for Growth and Jobs (2014-2020) Programmes. Maeve is a fully qualified Internal Auditor (Institute of Internal Auditors UK) and has professional qualifications in computer audit as well as being a certified fraud investigator. She has been working with EU funding for almost 15 years and last year obtained a Masters degree in Managing Innovation in the Public Sector. She has been instrumental in the establishment of governance and oversight arrangements for implementation of numerous EU Programmes and has developed significant expertise in EU verification, financial management and Simplified Cost Options.

Balázs RÉVAI
Deputy Director, Directorate for Strategy and Methodology, Directorate General for Audit of European Funds, Budapest


Expert for EU Structural Funds, Italy

Since 2010 he has supported the implementation of SCOs, through the elaboration of the methodological and administrative documents related to all phases of the process: check of the preliminary conditions, definition of the methodology for the calculation of the standard costs, definition of the key variables concerning the application of SCOs, training of public officers responsible for the implementation and control of the operations concerned by SCOs. He is the author of the Case Study “The implementation of simplified cost options with the European Social Fund in Italy”, published in 2014 by the European Commission.

General Director, ESF Agency Flanders, Brussels

Louis Vervloet is the general director of the Flemish ESF Agency and represents Belgium at the ESF Committee. He is also part of the Belgian delegation in the ESIF Committee. Louis has a degree in Public Administration and a long experience in working with the ESF. Since 1982 Louis has been responsible for the ESF in Belgium/Flanders. Since 1982 up to now, Louis has seen and experienced all evolutions from working with an individual application to drawing up and managing several annual programmes. He has worked as a detached expert at the European Commission.


European Structural and Investment Funds Journal
Publication frequency: quarterly
approx. 80 pages
ISSN 21 96-82 68

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Publication frequency: quarterly
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ISSN 16 19-52 72

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