European Confederation of Woodworking Industries

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Lobbying Costs

500,000€ - 599,999€

Financial year: Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

3.5 Fte (5)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    European Confederation of Woodworking Industries   (CEI-Bois)

    EU Transparency Register

    470333818389-37 First registered on 31 Jul 2015

    Goals / Remit

    The European Confederation of Woodworking Industries represents 21 European and National organisations from 15 countries and is the body backing the interests of the whole industrial European wood sector: more than 180.000 companies generating an annual turnover of 152 billion euros and employing 1 million workers in the EU.

    Main EU files targeted

    Industrial policies, environmental policies, social policies, trade policies, climate policies, agricultural policies, energy policies, R&D policies.


    Head Office
    Rue Montoyer 24
    Brussels 1000
    EU Office
    Rue Montoyer 24
    Brussels 1000


  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    1 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 23 Feb 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Mr Claudiu Nicolae SONDA 09 Sep 2023 06 Sep 2024
    Mr Claudiu Nicolae SONDA 30 Jun 2022 30 Jun 2023
    Ms Teodora Radostinova ILIEVA 30 Jun 2022 30 Jun 2023
    Ms Teodora Radostinova ILIEVA 09 Jan 2020 09 Jan 2021
    Ms Margherita Miceli 11 Sep 2019 01 Sep 2020
    Mr Patrizio Antonicoli 09 Apr 2019 01 May 2020
    Ms Margherita Miceli 22 Aug 2018 01 Sep 2019
    Mr Patrizio Antonicoli 08 Mar 2018 08 Mar 2019
    Mr Patrizio Antonicoli 30 Sep 2016 14 Sep 2017
    Mr Patrizio Antonicoli 19 Sep 2015 30 Sep 2016

    Complementary Information

    Additionally to permanent staff of 3, two people working as consultant.

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories


    Trade and business associations

  • Networking


    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    500,000€ - 599,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Major contributions in current year

    Grant SOCPL-2021-SOC-DIALOG 219,313€

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    500,000€ - 599,999€

    Other financial info

    The project is co-funded by the European Union and is granted under the Social Prerogative and Specific Competencies Lines (SOCPL) funding. It run for 24 month and it started August 2022.
    We have received so far only the first pre-financing.
    Projects RESILIENTWOOD 101051974 - more information on a dedicated webpage

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Expert Group on Carbon Removals#E03861# #Member #C#Industry, SMEs#Forest and Forestry Stakeholder Platform#E03888# #Member #C#Industry#Raw Materials Supply Group#E01353# #Not a member #C#Industry#Working Group "Defining Critical Raw Materials"#Environmental Footprint Technical Advisory Board#E03710# #Member #C#Industry, SMEs#Expert Group on Forest-based Industries and Sectorally Related Issues#E01356# #Member #C#Industry#Commission Expert Group/Multi-Stakeholder Platform on Protecting and Restoring the World’s Forests, including the EU Timber Regulation and the FLEGT Regulation#E03282# #Member #C#Industry, SMEs

    Groups (European Parliament)


    Communication activities


    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings


    3 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't proactively publish information about these meetings. For more information about which commissioner is responsible for which portfolio, check out this link: All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

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