Marietje Schaake has been a Member of the European Parliament for the Dutch Democratic Party with the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) political group since 2009. She is the ALDE Coordinator of the International Trade committee and the spokesperson for the ALDE Group on TTIP. Marietje additionally serves on the committee on Foreign Affairs. She is a Vice-President of the delegation for relations with the United States and a substitute member on the delegation with Iran. In addition to her parliamentary work, she is, amongst others, Member of the European Council on Foreign Relations and a Commissioner on the Global Commission on Internet Governance.