New Head of the Representation of the EC in Cyprus | Stockwatch


Cypriot national Myrto Zambarta took up her post on Wednesday as the new head of the European Commission’s representation in Cyprus.

Zambarta has worked for the European Commission for over 15 years, during which time she gained in-depth knowledge of several EU policy areas, in particular international trade and investment issues, as well as humanitarian aid and crisis management.

By virtue of her former functions, she has significant experience in management functions and in carrying out representation and international negotiation tasks.

Zambarta has been Head of Unit in the Directorate-General for Trade, responsible for Multilateral Affairs and the World Trade Organization (since 2017). In some of her most important former positions, she was Deputy Head of Unit for Services (2015-2017) in the Directorate-General for Trade, and member of the cabinet of Commissioner Stylianides for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management. (2014-2015).

Myrto Zambarta graduated in Law from the University of Cambridge and holds postgraduate degrees in Banking and Financial Law and Finance from the University of London.

The European Commission has representations in all the capitals of the EU Member States and regional offices in Barcelona, ​​Bonn, Marseille, Milan, Munich and Wroclaw.

Representations are the eyes, ears and voice of the Commission on the ground in the EU Member States. They interact with national authorities, stakeholders and citizens, and inform the media and the public about EU policies. Heads of Representation are appointed by the President of the European Commission and are his political representatives in the Member State to which they are posted.


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