Marta Machado is Deputy Director General of HOTREC, the European Association of Hotels, Restaurants and Cafés in Europe, which she joined more than 10 years ago. Marta is responsible for the organisation of different working groups within HOTREC, such as the Sustainability Working group. Prior to this experience, she worked for the Portuguese Permanent Representation of the EU and was the assistant of a Member of the European Parliament. Marta holds a Law degree and a Master taken at the College of Europe, Bruges, in Administrative and Political studies of the EU. Within MYRIAD-EU, she is responsible for the representation of the tourism sector and to find experts in the area of tourism, who might be involved in the project’s activities.