About Celeris

Unparalleled expertise.

Built around a core team of specialists in their field, Celeris employs a network of qualified experts, collaborators and partners to suit each project.

Discretion and confidentiality are paramount in our work. As such, we never disclose information regarding the participation of experts, affiliates, stakeholders and policymakers except when already in the public sphere.

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. Since 2005, she has been instrumental to the realisation of the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) championing the requirements of corporates and SMEs with decision makers.

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.

Her background in economics and experience in financial markets allows her to uniquely translate eProject missions to the realities of European business ecosystems.

We believe that the proof of expertise is actionable insight and measurable results.

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