Sophie Pornschlegel currently works as a Project Manager at the independent think tank “Das Progressive Zentrum”, where she focuses on the future of liberal democracy in Europe, populism, and the EU. Previously, she has worked as a public affairs consultant, at the European Commission Representation in Berlin and for a Labour MP at Westminster. Sophie is a board member for grassroots think tank for European and Foreign Policy Polis180, where she currently builds the international network with its European partners. She holds an M.Sc. in European Affairs from Sciences Po Paris and the London School of Economics (LSE) as well as an interdisciplinary B.A. from Sciences Po Paris.