The purpose of the European Council of the Liberal Professions (CEPLIS) is the study and promotion, both at the scientific and cultural levels, of all means, information and data related to the exercise and policies of the liberal professions.
Its objective in this regard is to:
CEPLIS acts independently of all political, linguistic, philosophical and ethnic considerations.
The association has no profit making objectives.
CEPLIS can only take a position on a specific problem concerning a given liberal profession on the express request of the member representing this profession within CEPLIS and exclusively within the limits defined by its association objectives.
Moreover, CEPLIS shall not take sides in a conflict involving different professions represented by it, different representations of the same profession at the European level, or different Interprofessional Organisations within any one State.
Each member of CEPLIS maintains the right to defend itself the special interests of its profession within Europe.
European Liberal Professions
Mainly represented by
European mono-professional association
National inter-professional association
CLGE - ECP - EFLM/ EC4 - ECCO - ECEC - EFPA - FANE - FEANI - FESNCE - FIEA
FNMR - EurEta - EAOME - OGE
CUP - CONFPROFESSIONI - IIPA - FTI - MFPA
UNAPL - UNPLIB
UP - UPLR - BUKO
UKIPG - RPT - UNPS
CEPLIS General Assembly
Mr. Rudolf Kolbe (ECEC - BUKO)
First Vice-president and President of Permanent Committee :
Mr. Gaetano Stella (Confprofessioni)
M. Jordi Ludevid (UP)
Mrs. Simone Zerah (EFLM/EC4)
Mr. François Blanchecotte (UNAPL - CBE)
M. Benjamin Rizzo (MFPA)
Mr. Eric Thiry (UNPLIB)
Mr. Jerry Carroll (IIPA)
M. Michael Van Gompen (ECCO)
Dr. Jean-Pierre Tricot (AEDME)
Health Working Group,
President: Dr. Jean-Pierre Tricot (AEDME).
Working Group on the Directives
President: Mme Simone Zerah (EFLM/EC4)
Ethics and Continuous Professional Development
President: Prof. Dr. Theodoros Koutroubas
Working Group on TTIP
President Jordi Ludevid (UP)
The Permanent Committee
(President : Mr. Gaetano Stella (Confprofessioni))
(conferences and seminars on European live-interest subjects, exchange of information and experiences, meetings with European personalities)
(5 permanent employees)
Director General - Senior Policy Advisor
Prof. Dr. Theodoros Koutroubas
From left to right:
Mr. Thomas Hector - Policy Advisor & Press Officer
Mr. Kevin Dress, M.A. - Policy Advisor Jr
Prof. Dr. Theodoros Koutroubas - Director General - Senior Policy Advisor
Mr. Benjamin Robinet - Policy Advisor Jr
Mr. Diego Grodent Aguirre - Policy Advisor Jr