Pola Schneemelcher is an Affiliate Policy Fellow fellow at the Jacques Delors Centre covering the European Monetary Union, the Single Market, social Europe and digitalisation. Her research focuses on the future of the EU budget and EU tax policy. Previously, she worked as policy advisor to the financial policy spokesman Gerhard Schick in the German parliament and for the German Corporation for International Cooperation (GIZ) Vietnam. Pola holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy from the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin, a BSc in European Studies from Twente University in the Netherlands and a BA in Public Administration from Münster University. She received a scholarship of the German National Academic Foundation.