Born in Argentina and graduated in International Relations, Maité Llanos has been working with social movements and trade unions for more than ten years. From 2010 to February 2015 she coordinated the international department of CTA A–Central de Trabajadores de la Argentina-Autónoma. Before that, Maité has worked for the Trade Union Confederation of the Americas In São Paulo, focusing on environment and labour; and coordinated the continental campaign on trade agreements. In 2015 she moved to Geneva and worked as project coordinator and online tutor at the Global Labour University. Currently, she is Assistant Director at the ITUC Geneva Office.