About ERGA

The European Regulators Group for Audiovisual Media Services brings together heads or high level representatives of national independent regulatory bodies in the field of audiovisual services, to advise the Commission on the implementation of the EU’s Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMSD).ERGA logo

On 3 February 2014, the European Commission adopted a Decision on establishing the ERGA and setting the objectives for the Group:

  • to advise and assist the Commission in its work, to ensure a consistent implementation of the AVMSD as well as in any other matters related to audiovisual media services within the Commission’s competence.
  • to facilitate cooperation between the regulatory bodies in the EU, as provided for in the directive regulating audiovisual media services.
  • to allow for an exchange of experience and good practices.

Since its creation, the Group elected the following leadership:

2014 and 2015: Chair Mr Olivier Schrameck (President of the French regulator CSA), Vice-Chair Ms Madeleine de Cock Buning (President of the Dutch regulator CvdM), Vice-Chair Mr Jan Dworak (President of the Polish regulator KRRiT).

2016: Chair Ms Madeleine de Cock Buning (President of the Dutch regulator CvdM), Vice-Chair Mr Olivier Schrameck (President of the French regulator CSA), Vice-Chair Ms Mirjana Rakić (Chairman of the Croatian regulator AEM)

2017: Chair Ms Madeleine de Cock Buning (President of the Dutch regulator CvdM), Vice-Chair Mr Damir Hajduk (Chairman of the Croatian regulator AEM), Vice-Chair Mr Luboš Kukliš (Chief Executive of the Slovak RVR)

2018 (Jan-Jul): Chair Mr Damir Hajduk (Chairman of the Croatian regulator AEM), Vice-Chair Mr Luboš Kukliš (Chief Executive of the Slovak regulator RVR), Vice-Chair Mr Tobias Schmid (Commissioner for European Affairs of the German regulator DLM)

2018 (Jul-Dec): Chair Mr Luboš Kukliš (Chief Executive of the Slovak regulator RVR), Vice-Chair Mr Tobias Schmid (Commissioner for European Affairs of the German regulator DLM)

2019: Chair Mr Luboš Kukliš (Chief Executive of the Slovak regulator RVR), Vice-Chair Mr Tobias Schmid (Commissioner for European Affairs of the German regulator DLM), Vice-Chair Mr Karim Ibourki (Chairman of the French speaking Belgian regulator CSA)