Pascale CLAEYS holds a Master’s Degree in Expedition (International Transport) and has more than 30 years’ experience assisting in the management of businesses and projects, of which 20 years of professional experience working for a Maritime Company in Zeebrugge, organising maritime transports from Antwerp to Casablanca (Morocco) and organising ship calls to the port of Zeebrugge. After a short period working for a Stone Producer and a Steel Trade Company in Bruges, she joined the College of Europe Development Office as a Project Assistant in December 2012. She assists project managers in the organisation and implementation of training courses, events and workshops at the international level for professionals, post-graduate students and academics from all over the world. Specifically, she has been managing the logistics of seminars within EU funded projects, such as “ENP Regional project: Preparing Staff for EU-ENP related jobs”, or implemented in collaboration with the Regional School of Public Administration (ReSPA), the Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy (ADA), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Algeria and the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA). She was also the Project Assistant for the project “Support to Capacity and Institution building of the Diplomatic Academy in Armenia” and for several projects on Human Rights in the framework of the Council of Europe and the European Union. Other activities on which she is also working are several training courses for IGPDE in Paris (Institut de la Gestion Publique et du Développement économique) and on the “Programme d’Appui à la mise en oeuvre de l’Accord d’Association Algérie-UE (P3A)”. Since 2018 she is assisting on the logistics for the “ERMES III” project (European Resources for Mediation Support). Pascale CLAEYS is Belgian, speaks Dutch, English, French and has notions of Spanish and German.