Elena is a government affairs professional currently working as Policy Adviser at the European Association of CCP Clearing Houses (EACH), the trade organisation representing the interests of European CCPs. She joined EACH in April 2019 and is currently responsible for the EACH policy and legal work, coordinating advocacy campaigns and educational projects to raise awareness about the clearing world and the crucial role played by CCPs in maintaining financial stability. Her previous experience includes different government affairs positions in the banking industry, consulting and the Council of the European Union. Elena holds a Master Degree in Economics in Venice and Trieste.