As a lobbyist for the Province of Zeeland in Brussels, Johanna represents the interests of the province towards the European institutions. The priorities that Johanna manages for the Province of Zeeland are related to the following policy areas:
– EU funds & EU Multi Annual Budget
– European Agricultural Policy (CAP)
– Energy (transition) and Climate
– Fisheries policy
Johanna has broad international experience, including twelve years in India, South Africa and Austria, where she was active as the foreign correspondent for the news service of the VRT. She graduated as a Master in International Relations and in Belgium she worked at the Europe desk of the VRT and as a lobbyist for Voka Chamber of Commerce Vlaams-Brabant and Brussels.