Bárbara Matias has a career spanning many countries and missions. She recently served as NATO Programme Officer to the training mission in Iraq and the Euro-Atlantic Disaster Relief Crisis Center’s Team Lead on NATO-EU coordination. She was previously based in Kosovo working on the dialogue with Serbia and the Western Balkan EU enlargement. Her international background also includes work at EUROJUST, the Portuguese diplomatic missions in Austria and Sweden, and human right research at a Greek refugee camp. Bárbara was a Fulbright graduate scholar at Columbia University, where she completed an MA in Human Rights Studies and was invited to be an undergraduate lecturer/teaching assistant. She speaks 6 languages, is a regular contributor to several think-tanks on foreign affairs, and committed to the project of European Integration.