EIOPA's stakeholder groups selection process

EIOPA's Stakeholder Groups (SHGs) facilitate EIOPA's consultation with stakeholders in Europe on issues such as regulatory and implementing technical standards as well as guidelines and recommendations that apply to the insurance and occupational pensions industry.

EIOPA strives to ensure appropriate geographical and gender balance in its Stakeholder Groups. On 1 March 2018, EIOPA launched a call for expression of interest.

Timeline 2018

1 Mar Launch of the call for expression of interest​ .
26 Apr Deadline for applications. 
July          Circulation of notifications to the SHG members appointed. Publication of the IRSG  and OPSG composition and statistics of all applications received​​​​​.
4 Sep Start of mandate of the new members and publication of their profile on EIOPA website. 
19 Sep Inaugural meeting of the IRSG.
17 Oct Inaugural meeting of the OPSG. 

Working conditions

EIOPA Stakeholder Groups meet at least 4 times a year in Frankfurt. The 5th meeting is a joint one for both groups with EIOPA's Board of Supervisors.

Members of the Stakeholder Groups serve for a period of 2.5 years starting from the public announcement of the composition of the Groups. Members may serve two successive terms. 

EIOPA covers accommodation and travelling costs for the following categories: consumers, academics, beneficiaries, employee/trade-union representatives and users of financial services.

Other SHG members have the possibility to benefit from preferential accommodation rates at some hotels in Frankfurt.​