Benoît Vitale
Benoît Vitale, Acting Director of the Translation Centre since January 2019

The Director of the Translation Centre is the legal representative of the agency who reports to the Centre's Management Board. The Director is in charge of the management and administration of the Centre and has the following main responsibilities:

  • preparing and implementing the work programme, the budget and the decisions taken by the Management Board;
  • execution of the tasks assigned to the Centre;
  • day-to-day administration;
  • all staff matters.

The Director is assisted by the Translation Centre staff who are structured into departments and sections, as reflected in the organisational chart.

The Director is directly responsible for the Accounting Section and the Project Managment Office (PMO) as well as the Local Informatics Security Officer (LISO)

Accounting Section

The Accounting Officer is nominated by the Management Board and is independent in the performance of his duties. The Accounting Officer and his team are responsible for managing revenue, expenditure and accounts in accordance with the applicable rules and regulations. The Accounting Officer is in charge of treasury management and invoicing related to the activities of the Centre. To fulfil these tasks, the Accounting Officer cooperates closely with the European Commission, the European Court of Auditors and external auditors.

Project Management Office (PMO)

The PMO coordinates strategic projects across the Centre’s different departments and sections, thus ensuring that effective business solutions are successfully and sustainably implemented. This leads to improved services for both clients and in-house staff.

Local Informatics Security Officer (LISO)

The LISO is in charge of ensuring that the Centre's IT systems comply with the relevant security standards.

Director's CV

Director's declaration of interests