Press Room

Celeris believes that regular collaboration with journalists and academics allows us to expand the scope of our knowledge and experience while engaging the ultimate beneficiaries of EU digital services innovation. We welcome an open dialogue with journalists, conference organizers and researchers in order to engage and gain feedback from the ultimate beneficiaries of our efforts.

Carmen Ciciriello, Celeris Founder & Digital Services Expert

Carmen Ciciriello is a recognised expert in digital services innovation with experience across the breadth and depth of the digital system ecosystem.  Over the past 2 decades, she has pioneered digital standards and managed successful EU publicly funded pilots in payments, eInvoicing, public procurement, eForms and Open Data.

Understanding that successful innovation requires development of practical commercial applications, she established Celeris Group to realise projects and initiatives in collaboration with nation states and local institutions in the UK, Ireland, Malta, Sicily and more.  Whether as expert project mediators, consortium partners or solutions developers, Celeris strives to initiate and participate in projects that make a significant impact across commercial sectors with specific attention to Europe’s SME foundations.

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. Her current focus are the implementation of the eForms, interoperability and eInvoicing developments.

She is coordinating a Linked Open Data project on environmental and health data in the EU and is involved in several eProcurement and eInvoicing projects. Her team is involved in blockchain and machine learning solutions applied to the financial supply chain.

Carmen was the PEPPOL Director responsible for the adoption of the related standards among EU governments. She managed the roll-out of the PEPPOL standards for the Department of Health in England. She has been an advisor for the Agency for Digital Italy (AgID) and author of the eProcurement Analytics proposal to the ISA2 Committee. She has lead the capacity building activities of the CEN BII Workshop focused on the standardisation of public procurement in Europe. Since 2008, Carmen has been a member of various expert groups of the European Commission, such as the EC Stakeholder Expert Group on Public Procurement, EC Payment Systems Market Expert Group, and EC Expert Group on eInvoicing.

Expertise

SEPA
eInvoicing
eProcurement
eForms
Blockchain
Digital Services
Linked Open Data