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Procurement and Contracts Committee
The Procurement and Contracts Committee ( “the PCC”) provides the Director with recommendations on the strategies in relation to procurement and grant activities, and the award and follow-up of contracts and other related matters.
  • Recommends the award of important contracts and grants as well as comment on important contract amendments;
  • Comments on draft ITER Procurement Arrangements between Fusion for Energy and the ITER International Organization;
  • Comments upon the overall strategies proposed by F4E for delivering each ITER procurement package;
  • Recommends the individual procurement strategies for important individual calls for tender or proposals in advance of launching contracts or grants;
  • Comments upon the model procurement contracts, grant agreements and framework partnership agreements.


The Chair of the Procurement and Contracts Committee is appointed by the Governing Board for a period of two years, renewable once. The PCC Chair also participates in the meetings of the Governing Board.

Mrs. Francoise Flament was elected by the Governing Board Chair until 31 December 2022.

Mrs. Francoise Flament
PCC Chair
Fusion For Energy


The PCC comprises 5 members appointed by the Governing Board from among persons with relevant professional experience in contractual and procurement matters. The PCC members have to be independent in the performance of their duties, acting in the general interest of Fusion for Energy. The members of the PCC are appointed by the Governing Board for a period of two years, renewable once.

Mr. Giuseppe Mazzitelli

Vice Chair
Responsabile Divisione Tecnologie per la Fusione
ENEA C.R. Frascati Dipartimento Fusione e Sicurezza Nucleare

CV   |   GDI

Mr. Ulrich Breuer

Administrative Managing Director
GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung GmbH

CV   |   GDI

Mrs. Cristina Lara Arnaud

Deputy Head of Procurement Service

CV   |   GDI

Mr. Yannick Paris


CV   |   GDI

Mr. Arnout Tromp

Head of Contracts and Procurement
European Southern Observatory

CV   |   GDI
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Procurement and Contracts Committee Rules of Procedure
Amdended to the Rules of Procedure of the Procurement and Contracts Committee