SAFE Team


Floriana Cimmarusti
Secretary General

FlorianaCimmarustiFloriana is an international lawyer with more than fifteen years of working experience gained in Italy, Belgium and Switzerland. She was born in Bari, Italy, where she studied law, concluding with an Erasmus program in international law in Salamanca, Spain. Next to her law degree, she obtained a Master in Law, Economy and Politics of the European Union at the European College of Parma in Italy.

She gained experience in EU Law at the Tizzano law firm in Brussels. Furthermore, she worked in the International Departement of the National Council of Architects in Rome as legal Counsel expert in EU Affairs. Later she was a director of Cooperation Bancaire pour l’Europe, a GEIE based in Brussels.

For family reasons she moved to Geneva, Switzerland, where she attended a Master in Laws LLM at the University of Geneva. In Switzerland, she worked as legal Counsel in Lausanne at the Banque Cantonale de Vaud and in Cotecna, an international company based in Geneva.

Once back in Brussels, she worked again as a lobbyist at the European Fund Asset Management Association where she was Regulatory Policy Adviser. She also cooperated with BelgicaNNats, a non-profit organization in charge of protecting the rights of working children in developing countries.

Her e-mail: floriana.cimmarusti@safefoodadvocacy.eu

Björn Becker
Communications Officer

BBBjörn has 15+ years of experience in EU communications and event management. He’s from Germany and studied Political Science, International Cooperation and EU Public Policy in Aachen (Germany), Paris and London. Björn worked in the European ParliamentEuropean Voice and 6 years for Eurochild, the European children’s rights network.

At SAFE he’s in charge of the website, the newsletter mailings and advising on the Communications strategy.

Alexandra Lisi
Project Coordinator & Policy Officer

Alexandra is a French junior jurist. After graduating from a dual bachelor degree in Law and Language at Université de Tours, she decided to specialize in European Law as part of a Master’s degree at the same University. In 2017, to validate her degree, she joined SAFE’s team as an EU Affairs Intern for six months. She subsequently chose to do a voluntary civic service at the “Tribunal de Grande Instance” of Le Mans (France) before joining SAFE again in September 2018.

Passionate about food safety, her ambition is to defend the related interests of civil society at the European level.

At SAFE, Alexandra uses her abilities to conduct lobbying activities and coordinate our Erasmus+ Project which aims at tackling adolescent obesity.

Her e-mail: euaffairs@safefoodadvocacy.eu

Bruno Menne
Policy Officer & Project Coordinator

After graduating from a bachelor in Political Science at Université Saint-Louis Bruxelles, Bruno went to Rotterdam to pursue a master in International Public Management and Public Policies at the Erasmus University of Rotterdam. In 2016, while completing a second master in Public Administration at Université Catholique de Louvain-La-Neuve, he joined SAFE for a 10 months internship. Finally, after graduating from his second master in September 2017, he joined SAFE’s team as Policy Officer and Project Coordinator.

At SAFE, Bruno uses his skills to monitor EU legislation and conduct lobbying activities. He is also in charge of coordinating different EU projects.

His e-mail: info@safefoodadvocacy.eu

Antoine D’haese
Office and Communication Manager

Antoine is Belgian and completed an Advanced Master in Interdisciplinary Analysis of European integration at the Institute of European Studies in Brussels in September 2018. He previously graduated in History at Université Libre de Bruxelles in 2015, then worked as an archivist for a French Environmentalist Association and at the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Paris. He first joined SAFE’s team for for a 6-month-long internship in June 2018. In 2019, Antoine continued his work at SAFE as Office and communication Manager.

At SAFE, Antoine is in charge of managing SAFE’s social networks and office-related matters. He also helps the team set up its ongoing EU projects.

His e-mail: communications@safefoodadvocacy.eu

Giulia Migliozzi
Communications & EU Affairs Intern

Giulia is a student from Italy. She started studying Law for Enterprises and Institutions at the University of Turin. Afterwards, she enrolled in a Master’s Degree in European Legal Studies in which she had the opportunity to further outlive her passion about the European Union. Three years ago she has switched to a plant-based nutrition. Since then, she believes in the importance of being a conscious consumer in order to make informed choices on the food we buy. At Safe, she will focus on keeping consumers’ health at the core of the EU food legislation.
Giulia joined SAFE in March 2019 as a Communication and EU Affairs Intern.

Her e-mail: safe@safefoodadvocacy.eu

Justine Radel
Communications & EU Affairs Intern

Justine is a junior jurist from France. She started studying EU Law at the Charles University in Prague. Passionate by EU law, she studied further and now holds two masters in European Union Law (Université Capitole Toulouse 1 and Université de Liège). After working as an Intern at the European Consumer Centre France, she joined SAFE to defend the European consumers’ best interests through lobbying activities. Thanks to her EU background, she helps the team by monitoring and providing analysis of EU food safety policies and legislations.
Justine joined SAFE in February 2019 as an EU affairs assistant.

Her e-mail: safe@safefoodadvocacy.eu

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