Public Procurement Requirements for ESI Funds

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Interactive Workshop

31 January- 1 February 2019 | London

If you have any questions in regards to the programme of the upcoming training or would like to get more information about it please contact Gaël Langosch.


Christopher Bovis
Chair in Law and Professor of European Business Law, University of Hull, United Kingdom and Managing Editor of Lexxion's European Procurement & Public Private Partnership Law Review

Professor, JD, MPhil, LLM, FRSA is H.K. Bevan Chair in Law at the University of Hull. Christopher Bovis is a leading authority in EU public procurement and public-private partnerships. He specializes in European Business Law, antitrust law and policy, with particular emphasis on public sector management. He advises international institutions on public sector reforms and has acted on behalf of government and industry on numerous high profile projects. He has been instrumental in structuring flagship public-private partnerships in the UK, EU and overseas. He has published extensively in international legal and management journals and has produced numerous books, monographs and articles on European and business subjects. His academic work has been translated into different languages, including Chinese, French and German.


Christina Bauer

Head of Managing Authority "Alpine Space Programme", Land Salzburg, Austria

Christina Bauer graduated in economics and law. She has been working for the department regional development and EU regional policy of the Government Office of the Land of Salzburg since 2001. For almost 15 years she has been acting as legal expert in the Managing Authority of the "Alpine Space Programme". She supports programme bodies and project partners of this and other ESI-funds programmes in legal questions, especially regarding public procurement law. Christina Bauer has published a book, guidelines and articles on procurement and management in and of EU Structural Funds programmes and regularly holds lectures on this subject.

Simon Hannah
ERDF Compliance and Quality Assurance Manager
East of England ERDF Growth Delivery Team, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

Simon Hannah is currently responsible for the financial management and programme compliance of the East of England’s ERDF programme. Since 2007 his main responsibilities have been the development and operation of the East of England’s management and control systems and processes covering contract management, grant payments, irregularity handling, and project monitoring and verification functions. He has over 8 years experience in ERDF policy, programme development and delivery at both Managing Authority and Intermediate Body levels, and actively contributes to the English ERDF programmes national policies and in the establishment and review of national procedures and controls. Prior to the current round of programmes, since 2003 Mr Hannah was involved in the 2000-2006 programmes for the Government Office, conducting on-the-spot verifications and desk based checks on EU funded projects, identifying and coordinating irregularity management information and reports.

Pavel Hradecky
Head of EU Funds Unit, EU Economic Policy Coordination Department, Office of the Government, Prague

Pavel graduated in economics and chemistry. Since 2006 he started to work in the field of structural funds as project and financial manager working at MA. Later he joined audit authority and worked for department of methodology and support of auditors. Since 2017 he works at the Office of the Government as head of EU funds unit.



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

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European Procurement & Public Private Partnership Law Review
Publication frequency: quarterly
approx. 60 pages
ISSN 21 94-73 76

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ISSN 16 19-52 72

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