Marietje Schaake was a serving Member of the European Parliament for the Dutch Democratic Party (D66) with the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) political group 2009-2019. Marietje Schaake was the ALDE Coordinator of the International Trade committee (INTA) and the spokesperson for the ALDE Group on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). Additionally she served on the committee on Foreign Affairs (AFET) and the subcommittee on Human Rights (DROI). Schaake was Vice-President of the delegation for relations with the United States, a substitute member on the delegation for Iran, and a substitute member on the delegation for the Arab peninsula.
Marietje Schaake is, amongst others, Member of the European Council on Foreign Relations, a Commissioner on the Global Commission on Internet Governance and a WEF Young Global Leader in the class of 2014. She serves as vice-president of the supervisory board of Free Press Unlimited.In 2019, Schaake was named International Director of Policy at Stanford’s Cyber Policy Center, as well as an International Policy Fellow at the University’s Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence.