The Administration is responsible for the administrative support of all parts of EMBL and for undertaking and delivering long-term strategic administrative planning.

As part of his duties, the Administrative Director is responsible for maintaining close working relationships with national and local authorities in the host countries of the EMBL sites as well as with the EMBL Council, in particular the Finance Committee, which decide the Laboratory’s general policies, budgets, and terms and conditions of service. He is supported by the Heads of Human Resources, Finance, Purchase, Facility Management, Social and General Services, Legal Advice, and Health and Safety.


Teresa Colombi
Personal Assistant to the Administrative Director

Tel: +49 6221 387-8202