Tanja leads the Government Affairs & Public Policy team at Medtech Europe. In that role she is responsible for Medtech Europe’s collaboration with the Brussels stakeholder community and for the advocacy work towards EU institutions regarding medtech relevant legislation and policies. Tanja also leads the organisation’s initiative to promote the value of the industry in striving for better health and care of people.Tanja joined the trade association in 2008 and has more than 15 years of experience in EU legislation and stakeholder relations. Economist by training she previously worked for a non-profit organisation establishing its footprint in Brussels and as a principal advisor and head of office in the European Parliament. A German national, she is fluent in English and French.