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Departure of Barroso's social adviser

(B2) Ana Martinho, close adviser to the President of the European Commission José-Manuel Barroso, responsible in particular for social issues, and who had followed him during part of his Portuguese career (she is a career diplomat), should leave Brussels, to take up the post of Head of Delegation of the European Commission to the OECD in Paris.

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Nicolas Gros Verheyde

Chief editor of the B2 site. Graduated in European law from the University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne and listener to the 65th session of the IHEDN (Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Défense Nationale. Journalist since 1989, founded B2 - Bruxelles2 in 2008. EU/NATO correspondent in Brussels for Sud-Ouest (previously West-France and France-Soir).