In 2014, Géraldine Westman worked as a Legal Trainee at Ecologic Institute during her postgraduate legal training at the Kammergericht Berlin (court of appeal). Her main professional interests were public international law, European law and German public law, focusing on regulatory and environmental topics. At Ecologic Institute her tasks mainly covered the fields of climate change and renewable energy law. She works in German and English and has a basic knowledge of French.
Géraldine Westman previously worked for the department for Public International Law, European Law, Constitutional Law at the German Federal Ministerial of the Interior (BMI) in the course of her legal training. Her job included the drafting of opinions on the distribution of competences between the European Union and its Member States and the analysis of international treaties from a constitutional point of view. At White & Case LLP she worked in planning and building law, banking and finance law, and insurance law.
Géraldine Westman completed her law studies in 2012 at the University of Passau (Germany) with a specialization in Foreign Law. She obtained her specialization in 2010 at the Victoria University in Melbourne (Australia). During her studies, she passed the Foreign Law & Language Examination and successfully participated in seminars in the fields of European law and social law.