Maryant is a lawyer and a Senior Digital Policy Officer at the European Consumer Organisation (BEUC), an association of 45 national consumer organisations from 32 countries. At BEUC, she represents and defends consumer interests in the fields of telecommunications, online platforms and e-commerce, digital trade and data flows, privacy and data protection. She is also an Advisory Board member of the Data Protection On The Ground Chair at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and a member of the Steering Group of the NetCompetition Alliance. Maryant previously worked as a Senior Policy Advisor at European Digital Rights (EDRi) and was a member of the European Commission’s Expert Group on Trade Agreements. Maryant is the author of several publications and speaker at multiple conferences in Europe and around the world.
Maryant received her education from the CEU San Pablo University, the Université Catholique de Lille, the Instituto de Empresa and the Universidade Católica Portuguesa. She holds an LLM in Law in a European and Global Context. Maryant is fluent in English, Spanish, French and Portuguese.