Secretariat | ALDE Party




    Secretary General

    The Secretary General oversees the ALDE Party political activities, supervises the organisation of the Party's events and manages the staff, the finances and the premises of the Party.

  • Sabine DECHAMPS

    Sabine DECHAMPS

    Head of Administration Unit

    Manages and coordinates the administration of the Secretariat; Prepares and follows-up the annual budget, contributions, audit and grant application; Coordinates the meetings of the Financial Advisory Committee; Liaises with the external auditors, accountant, and financial services of the European Parliament.



    Finance Administrator

    Processes daily incoming invoices and payments; checks the reimbursement forms of delegates and participants to our events; Liaises with external accountant and prepares a monthly budgetary situation.


    Office Administrator

    Responsible for the daily  office management  as well as takes care of the travel management for ALDE Party staff and bureau members (including flights & hotel bookings). Welcomes ALDE Party Guests, answers Party’s central phone and assists Party’s staff during their daily routine.

  • Didrik de SCHAETZEN

    Head of Communication Unit

    Advises ALDE Party President and Secretary General on communication & media matters; Manages and coordinates the work of the communication unit and its budget; Spokesperson for the ALDE Party with media and other external actors; Organises press conferences and journalists seminars.


    Communication Adviser

    Social media support; editorial contribution to the newsletter and printed bulletin; support in the Party Assistance Programme; support of the ALDE Party spokesperson with press activities

  • Daniel TANAHATOE

    Communication Adviser

    Editor of the electronic newsletter LiberalEyes and printed Bulletin; Social media editor; Associate membership for individuals coordinator; Production of audiovisual content; Liberal networking in Brussels; Responsible for policy monitoring, reporting and analysis as well as our activities and contacts in Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg.

  • Nadège VAN HOORDE

    Nadège VAN HOORDE

    Graphic Design Assistant

    Responsible of ALDE Party’s visual identity; coordinate production of ALDE Party publication; Project Manager of the ALDE Party Knowledge Management system

  • Emily DEATH

    Emily DEATH

    Head of the Events & Fundraising Unit

    Management of all Events and Fundraising activities of the ALDE Party; relationships with external corporate stakeholders; delivery of annual  Congress and statutory ALDE Party events

  • Laura OWEN

    Fundraising and Engagement Officer

    Individual Donor Programme; European Liberal Business Club; Events Support & Administration

  • Fanny Trimpont

    Fanny Trimpont

  • Philipp HANSEN

    Head of the Political Unit

    Advises the ALDE Party President and Secretary General on political matters; Develops general fundraising strategies and fundraising for Congress; Country responsibility for Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Slovenia, Romania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Ukraine.

  • Andrew BURGESS

    Political Adviser

    Responsible for policy monitoring, reporting and analysis as well as our activities and contacts in the United Kingdom, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Ireland, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Russia and Serbia. Coordinator of the ALDE Party’s Political Projects.

  • Laura LAUSSADE

    Laura LAUSSADE

    Policy Coordinator

    Responsible for monitoring  political developments and analysis as well as ALDE Party activities and contacts in Spain, France, Italy, Portugal, Andorra, Malta, Slovakia, Cyprus, Greece and Turkey. Provides policy input and assists with policy coordination for ALDE Party's political events, ministerial meetings, and fundraising activities. Coordinator of the ALDE Party Gender Equality Network.


    Research & Data Analyst