Emmanuelle is Director of European Affairs at the International Union of Property Owners (UIPI). Emmanuelle joined UIPI in 2009 to lead the Brussels office, act as a representative toward EU institutions and prepare as well as defend the positions of the organisation on all EU topics relevant to private property owners and the real estate sector. Throughout her years at UIPI, Emmanuelle gained a strong expertise in building related matters, in particular energy efficiency and sustainability. She represented private property owners in numerous EU experts groups on these issues and ran, on behalf of UIPI, several EU projects on energy efficiency. Emmanuelle started her career in EU Affairs in 2001, working for different organisations, including the European Parliament, a well-known think tank, a regional office and a wide European umbrella association. She was also a researcher on EU policy at the Austrian Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS). She graduated from the Institute of Political Sciences Toulouse (‘Sciences Po’), as well as the Law School of Toulouse, France. She also holds a Master Degree in EU Affairs from the University of Aalborg, Denmark.