Victoria Sarmiento Herrero

Government Affairs Specialist

European Government Affairs, Microsoft

Victoria joined Microsoft’s European Government Affairs team in September 2020. As a Government Affairs Specialist, Victoria works on strategic relations, campaigns and partnerships. Prior to her current role, she covered areas related to connectivity and critical infrastructure and she provided horizontal support functions to the Vice-President for European Government Affairs. Most recently, she started working on Conversations Unscripted: A European Gender Equality Initiative for Technology and Politics, launched in October 2022. Prior to joining Microsoft, Victoria gained professional experience in a Brussels-based strategic communications consultancy (LOW Europe); the European Parliament; the College of Europe Development Office; the Spanish Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation; and the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy in Berlin. Victoria holds a Master’s degree in EU International Relations and Diplomacy Studies from College of Europe and a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from the University Rey Juan Carlos