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Our trade experts in the U.S. and the European Union can help you find trade opportunities and win international business.

European Union Contact Us

If your company needs export assistance, begin by contacting your local U.S. Commercial Service in the United States. Our trade professionals are in more than 100 locations nationwide and can help coordinate with our overseas offices.

European regional offices at Commerce Department headquarters in Washington, DC, support U.S. trade policy objectives in European and Eurasian markets and assist U.S. companies in resolving market access barriers and other concerns.

Please dial +32 2 811 4000 for the U.S. Mission to the European Union.


    Mr. Michael Lally, Minister Counselor for Commercial Affairs & Senior Commercial Officer for Europe

    Mr. Ricardo Pelaez, Counselor for Commercial Affairs & Deputy Senior Commercial Officer for Europe

    Mr. Seth Oppenheim, Regional Commercial Officer

    Mr. Aaron Held, Commercial Officer
    •    Digital Policy
    •    Health Policy
    •    Artificial Intelligence Policy
    •    Competition Policy (Digital, Health, Artificial Intelligence)

    Ms. Tea Jardas, Commercial Specialist
    •    Digital Policy

    Ms. Nina Brkuljan, Commercial Specialist
    •    Healthcare
    •    Artificial Intelligence Policy
    •    Competition Policy (Digital, Health, Artificial Intelligence)

    Mr. Jim Curtis, Commercial Officer
    •    Standards
    •    Environment
    •    Defense
    •    Export Controls
    ​​​​​​​Mr. Peter Marton, Commercial Specialist
    •    Environment
    •    Plastics
    •    Chemicals

    Mr. Matthew Kopetski, Commercial Specialist
    •    Defense
    •    Security
    •    CE Mark

    Mr. Robyn Garfield, Commercial Attaché
    •    Small Modular Reactors
    •    Green Tech

    Ms. Anna Costiuc, Commercial Specialist
    •    Energy
    •    Climate

    Ms. Alina Moglan, Commercial Specialist
    •    Transportation

    Ms. Suzanne Fry, Secretary
    •    Administrative Support

    Mr. Geert Verdegem, Administrative Assistant
    •    Budget

    Ms. Rachel Bae, Intellectual Property Attaché

    Mr. Luciano Marchione, Supervisory Legal Counsel

    Mr. Gabriele Gagliani, Legal Counsel

    Ms. Carine Polliotti, Administrative Assistant

    Mr. Stephane Vrignaud, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries Representative to the EU

    • Seafood Trade
    • Fishery and aquaculture products sanitary and legal import/export requirements
    • Fisheries related hygiene, labeling and certification
    • Illegal, Unregulated and Unreported (IUU) Fishing
    • Blue Economy and Ocean Governance, Regional Fisheries Management Organizations