Experience

  • Analyst and Security Agent

    at NIBC Bank N.V.

    January 2015 - June 2018

    Provincie Zuid-Holland

    Responsible for communication with borrower(s), lenders and investors regarding the day-to-day activities (information flows, collateral events and other duties) as well as for distribution of collateral related information. Monitoring and update of all collateral items as well as daily administration of the legal archive of the bank.

  • Policy Advisor

    at European Confederation of woodworking industries (CEI-Bois)

    June 2009 - September 2014

    Bruxelles-Capitale

    Representation of the interests of the European woodworking industry towards the EU institutions, monitoring and analyzing (prospective) EU legislative developments, consulting with members and drafting common positions and concrete strategies as well as implementing identified policy goals. Carrying out relevant research in order to draft internal and external documentation. Communication with the member organizations as well as EU and national stakeholders. Research and organization of periodical working groups, General Assemblies and conferences in the field.

  • Legal Adviser

    at European Association of Co-operative Banks (EACB)

    May 2007 - April 2009

    Bruxelles-Capitale

    Supporting the Head of the Department in drafting position papers and internal documentation Communication with the member organisations and EU and national stakeholders Participation in the organisation of periodical working groups and General Assemblies.

  • Junior Lawyer

    at Garrigues

    February 2004 - April 2007

    Bruxelles-Capitale

    Carrying out legal and factual research and support in drafting documents in the field of European and Spanish Competition Law, State Aid, Internal Market and Regulated sectors. Filing of relevant documents in proceedings before the Directorate General Competition of the European Commission and the Spanish Competition Authority, as well as the (then) European Court of First Instance in Luxembourg. Daily administration of case files and other legal documents General support in other administrative tasks of the Office Manager.

  • Stagiaire

    at European Economic and Social Committee

    September 2003 - January 2004

    Bruxelles-Capitale

    Research and coordination of expert working groups and briefings of the EESC Plenary Sessions.

  • Trainee

    at Taylor Wessing

    April 2003 - June 2003

    Hamburg

    Research and legal support in representing German businesses with operations in Spain and participation in filing of cases before German Civil Courts.

Education

  • LLM

    at Europa-Institut

    2001 - 2002 (1 year) Saarland

  • Bachelor in Law

    at Universidad de Deusto

    1995 - 2001 (6 years) Bizkaia

Languages

  • German Native

  • Spanish Native

  • English Negotiation

  • Dutch Elementary

Hives