Isabelle Schömann was elected as Confederal Secretary at the ETUC’s 14th Congress in Vienna in May 2019. She heads ETUC policy on workers’ participation and European Works Councils, industrial policy and company law, competition law, labour law and human rights, single market legislation, digitalisation, standardisation, and corporate social responsibility. Previously, she was a principal adviser to the Regulatory Scrutiny Board of the European Commission providing quality control of all impact assessments and major evaluations by Commission services. From 2005 to 2016, she was a senior researcher with the European Trade Union Institute (ETUI) in Brussels, covering European social dialogue and European and comparative labour law, corporate governance and workers’ participation, fundamental social rights, and impacts of the 2008 crisis on workers' rights and of the Commission’s Regulatory and Fitness Performance Programme (REFIT) on labour rights. Isabelle was legal advisor to the European Economic and Social Committee Workers’ Group on the European Pillar of Social Rights. She has a postgraduate degree in social and labour law from the Sorbonne in Paris and has authored and co-authored a wide range of studies on trade union issues.