Saray Espejo Benito is Head of European Affairs at Instrategies. He works mainly with national and international organizations and institutions to design and develop their presence in the international scence, mainly at EU, promoting also their participation in European projects.
Along with her job in Instrategies she participates in election observation missions to various countries, and she is a trainer on EU affairs and projects.
Previous to join Instrategies, Saray was parliamentary adviser in the European Parliament (2008-2010 and 2012-2014) and advisor to the State Secretary for European Affairs of the Spanish Government (2010-2011). Prior to her institutional experience, she worked in various civil society organizations, especially in promoting youth policies at both national and international level (JEF -Europe, European Youth Forum).
She has a degree in Political Science from the Autonomous University of Barcelona and was granted a scholarship by the Rafael del Pino Foundation to develop the program in Leadership for public administration at IESE Business School (2013) and by COPCA to work at the Center for Business Promotion in Budapest (2002-2003).