Vanessa Pott works for the Public Affairs and Communications Department developing advocacy activities for EDMA in close cooperation with the Public Affairs Committee and its associated Task Forces. Vanessa holds German and British citizenship and is also fluent in Spanish, French and Catalan. She holds a Master's degree in European Studies from the University of Hamburg. Prior to that, she gained a Bachelor's degree in European Culture and Business Studies. Before joining EDMA, Vanessa worked for the World Social Forum in Madrid and the Committee of the Regions of the European Union.