Bernard Witkos (External Expert)
Auditor in the ERDF/CF, Transport and Energy at the European Court of Auditors
Bernard is a Head of Task in charge of performance audits in the area of cohesion. He was among others in charge of the Court’s opinion on the future legislative proposal for the area of Cohesion for 2021-2027 period; audit on the negotiation of Partnership Agreements and Operational Programmes in 2014-2020 programme period and of the Court’s position to the simplification of the Cohesion Policy.
He has also an extensive experience in the area of compliance audits of operations co-financed under the Cohesion Fund and the European Regional Development Fund in the period 2000-2006 to 2007-2013.
Before joining the Court he used to work as a financial manager in the field of European Territorial Cooperation.
Bernard holds a Master in Economics and in Social Sciences.