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Carmen Ciciriello, Celeris Founder & Managing Director
Carmen Ciciriello is an advisor on policies and initiatives in the digital area to EU institutions and governments. She is an eProcurement expert and has been advising the European Commission for several years. Carmen as the director of Celeris Group has been integral in defining standards and implementing solutions to realize the benefits of interoperability and opendata across Europe.
She is, personally, coordinating a Linked Open Data project on environmental and health data in the EU as well as several eProcurement and eInvoicing projects. Her team is involved in blockchain and machine learning solutions applied to the financial supply chain.
Carmen has served as the PEPPOL Director responsible for the adoption of the related standards among EU governments and managed the roll-out of the PEPPOL standards for the Department of Health in England. She has advised the Agency for Digital Italy (AgID); and authored the eProcurement Analytics proposal to the ISA2 Committee; and lead capacity building activities of the CEN Workshop.
Since 2008, Carmen has been a member of numerous expert groups of the European Commission, including the EC Stakeholder Expert Group on Public Procurement, EC Payment Systems Market Expert Group, and EC Expert Group on eInvoicing.
Unlike many of her colleagues and peers, Carmen does not come from a career in diplomacy, law or operations management. Her background in economics and experience in financial markets allows her to uniquely translate eProject missions to the realities of European business ecosystems.