The Directorate-General for Security (DG SAFE) works to facilitate Parliament activities, while guaranteeing sufficient protection to people, assets and information.
An official at the European Parliament since 1991, her first assignment was to the Regional Affairs Committee, subsequently joining the Constitutional Affairs Committee, where she was in charge, in particular, of assisting the EP negotiating team at the Intergovernmental Conference (IGC), which led to the Treaty of Nice.
In 2002, she joined the secretariat of the European Convention, which drafted the European Constitution. On returning to Parliament, she was in charge of assisting the EP negotiating team at the IGC on the Constitutional Treaty.
From 2004 until 2012, she was the Head of Unit of the Legal Affairs Committee of the European Parliament. During this same period, she was in charge of assisting the EP negotiating team at the IGC leading to the Treaty of Lisbon. She was also responsible for assisting the EP negotiating team at the Intergovernmental Conference, which drafted the Treaty on Stability, Cooperation and Governance.
From 2012 to 2014, she was a senior adviser in the cabinet of the President of the European Parliament, in charge of the governing bodies of the Parliament (Conference of Presidents and Bureau) and of legal and institutional affairs.
From May 2014 to February 2021, she was the Director for Legislative Affairs in the Legal Service.
Since 2017 she is a visiting professor at the College of Europe (Bruges).