Annemie Turtelboom is currently a Member of the European Court of Auditors, the external auditor of the EU, based in Luxembourg. Her portfolio includes audit work related to EU budget, EU public finance, policies related to EU governance, financial instruments and technical assistance in the EU. She is enthusiastic about digital agenda and innovation in auditing.
After having served as Deputy First Minister, Minister of Budget, Finance and Energy in the Flemish Regional Government (2014-2016), she returned to the Belgian Federal Parliament, where she was an active member of the Committee for Foreign Affairs until April 2018.
Annemie Turtelboom was a teacher before she was elected a Member of the Belgian Parliament. She also served as minister of Justice, Minister of Migration and Minister of the Interior. Breaking many glass ceilings, she provides advice for young women contemplating careers in politics and public service.