Joint Secretariat (JS)

The JS carries out the day-to-day implementation of the programme. It provides assistance and support to the projects at transnational level and monitors progress made by projects during the implementation phase. It provides as well expertise and assistance to the managing authority, the programme committee and, where appropriate, to the audit authority in carrying out their respective duties.  The JS is located in Munich and is composed by international staff.

Joint secretariat 
ETC - Alpine Space programme
Heßstraße 128
80797  München - Germany

Tel: + 49 (0) 89 9214 1800
Fax: + 49 (0) 89 9214 1820


Thomas Fleury

Head of JS

Overall responsibility of JS activities and performance. Management of JS team and coordination with the other programme bodies. External representation of the programme and synergy with the EU strategy for the Alpine region (EUSALP). Priority 4 coordination. Budget management and monitoring. 

Spoken languages: French, English, German, Italian.

Tel: +49 (0) 89 9214 1814


Stefania Amorosi

Deputy head of JS - coordination of evaluation and monitoring

Coordination of project related issues in the project officers’ team. Responsible for Priority 1 – Innovation, including the assessment of project proposals and monitoring of approved projects. Contact person for EUSALP action groups (AG) 2 and 5. Responsible for programme evaluation. 

Spoken languagesItalian, English, French.

Tel: +49 (0) 89 9214 1817

Project unit

Nicolas Chesnel

Project officer

Development and maintenance of the electronic monitoring system (eMS) and support to project and programme members. Assessment and monitoring of projects with a special focus on priority 3. Contact person for EUSALP action group 8.

Spoken languages: French, English, German.

Tel: +49 (0) 89 9214 1816

Anne-Séverine Lay

Project officer

Assessment and monitoring of projects with a special focus on priority 2. Development of programme tools in coordination with the other Interreg programmes in line with the INTERACT harmonised implementation tools initiative. Support for eMS development. Contact person for EUSALP action group 4.

Spoken languages: French, English, German.

Tel: + 49 (0) 89 9214 1811

Nuno Madeira

Project officer

Assessment and monitoring of projects in priorities 1, 2 and 4. Contact person for EUSALP action group 9. Development of the annual implementation reports (AIR) for the European Commission. 

Spoken languages: English, Italian, French. 

Tel:   +49 (0) 89 9214 1818

Clotilde Mahé

Project officer

Assessment and monitoring of projects with a focus on priority 1. Support to programme evaluations. Contact person for EUSALP action groups 1 and 3.

Spoken languages: French, English, German.

Tel: +49 (0) 89 9214 1810

Primoz Skrt

Project officer

Coordination of finance-related management and audit issues (first level control coordination, group of auditors, eligibility rules, etc.) Assessment and monitoring of projects with a focus on priority 3. Contact person for EUSALP action groups 6 and 7.

Spoken languages: Slovene, English.

Tel: +49 (0) 89 9214 1809


Julia Chenut

Communication manager

Development, implementation and evaluation of the programme communication strategy. Organisation of events and communication activities as well as budget monitoring. Development of tools and direct support to projects in the implementation of their communication strategies. Support to AIR compilation and programme evaluations.

Spoken languages: French, English, Italian, German.

Tel: +49 (0) 89 9214 1815

Mobile: +49 (0)  174 1915519 (only switched on when working home office and during business trips)


Ellen Kramschuster

Administrative assistant

Administration tasks management and procurement procedures for the joint secretariat (JS). Contact person for the Environment Agency (JS staff employer) and the Water Agency (JS premises). Daily support to the JS staff.

Availability: Monday to Thursday, 9h-15h.

Spoken languages: German, English, French, Italian.

Tel: +49 (0) 89 9214 1800