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Sofie De Beule-Roloff

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Chief Operating Officer and Management Board Member

Sofie De Beule-Roloff is the Chief Operating Officer of the European Stability Mechanism (ESM). She is responsible for the Human Resources and Organisation, Business Strategy and Project Management, and Information Technology and Facilities Management divisions. In her role, Ms De Beule-Roloff contributes to the definition and implementation of the ESM’s strategic direction, ensures operational readiness, efficiency, and resilience, and fosters a culture that promotes staff engagement and inclusion.

Prior to her appointment to the Management Board in 2019, Ms De Beule-Roloff was Head of Human Resources and Organisation at the ESM since 2012. Previously, she was engaged in the field of Human Resources across various industries and different cultural environments for more than fifteen years. 

Ms De Beule-Roloff graduated from the Erasmushogeschool in Brussels and holds a professional certification in Human Resources Management from ICN Business School in Nancy. She also obtained a Master of Laws (LLM) in Employment Law and Practice from De Montfort University in Leicester. In parallel to her work at the ESM, Ms De Beule-Roloff is currently conducting a doctoral research with Katholieke Universiteit Leuven and Ghent University on the impact of EU policymaking on environmental and social justice.

My blog entries

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Human Resources

Teleworking: Transforming insights into progress

The current pandemic has moved most of our workforce into a prolonged period of remote working. We now contemplate how working might look post-Covid-19, and share findings from our staff survey.
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Inner workings: When a global health crisis hits home

Sofie De Beule-Roloff explains how the ESM protects its staff and ensures its operations continue during the ongoing pandemic
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Human Resources

International Women’s Day: Let’s all be “each for equal”

Sofie shares her story and describes how the ESM supports gender equality, diversity, and tackles unconscious biases.