The Department Internal and External Coordination is responsible for the work of the of Parliament's governing bodies and S&D Group's governing bodies: the Conference of Presidents, the EP Bureau, the Quaestors and the Conference of Committee Chairs, as well as the S&D Bureau, the S&D Heads of Delegation, the S&D Coordinators and the S&D Group itself. The Department is also responsible for the preparation and smooth running of the monthly plenary sessions and maintaining the Group's working relations with the Council of European Union and the European Commission. The current head of this department and deputy secretary general is Annalisa GLIUBIZZI. 

Head of Department, Deputy Secretary General