Anne Grandvoinnet Serafini (France) started to be involved in elections in 1997 in Bosnia Herzegovina. Since then she participated in more than 20 election observation missions with both, the EU and OSCE/ODHIR as STO, LTO and Core Team member in Asian, American, European and CIS countries. She worked for three years for the CNCCFP (Commission Nationale des Comptes de Campagne et Financement Politique), the French National Commission in charge of controlling candidates’ electoral expenses. She has been teaching in the framework of the Election Administration Certificate in Paris I, Pantheon Sorbonne for 10 years. She has been involved in this specific course since 2011. Anne successfully completed the BRIDGE Training of Facilitators and participated in more than 20 trainings with BRIDGE, EU, IDEA, OSF and Council of Europe for members of Electoral Management Bodies as well as national and international observers in English, French and Spanish. She is particularly interested in women’s participation in the electoral process and represented the Venice Commission during various conferences on this issue. Anne holds a degree in Economics and in Japanese.