Journalist, LIFE Communications Team and ESF Team.

A freelance member of the AEIDL team since 2016, Marianne works as a journalist for the LIFE communications team and the ESF Transnational Platform.

She read Politics and History at the University of Edinburgh and holds a Master in Contemporary European Studies from the University of Sussex. She has been working as a journalist since 2004 covering R&D and environmental issues at the EU level.

Before moving to Brussels, Marianne lived and worked in Australia, France, Spain, the Democratic Republic of Congo (RDC) and Indonesia. She is bilingual in English and French with a good grasp of Italian and is currently learning Dutch.

A fan of insects and funny looking animals, Marianne also loves ballet, travelling to faraway places and crime novels.