Joanna Warchol is legal and political adviser at the Committee on International Trade (INTA) at the European Parliament since 2010. She has been responsible for legislative acts on investment protections, the EU - WTO or OECD relations, better law making as well as proceedings on the conclusion of international free trade agreements aligning to the post-Lisbon decision-making procedures. In 2018 she was a member of the EPs Inter-Institutional negotiation in the team of EP Rapporteur, Franc Proust during trialogue negotiations on the Proposal for a regulation establishing a framework for screening of foreign direct investment into the EU (Screening of the FDI into the EU). Prior to working in INTA, she was working as a coordinating adviser between the German and Polish Delegation within the EPP Group starting from the German Presidency of the EU in 2007 with Prof. H-G. Poettering until the Polish Presidency working together with Prof. Jerzy Buzek, the first Polish President of the EP. Before joining the Parliament, she has obtained PhD in European Commercial Law at the University of Heidelberg in Germany. She was guest speaker among others: at the German University of Heidelberg, Hamburg and Bonn, in Italy at the Bocconi University in Milan, in Ferrara and in Bologna, in Austria at Vienna University of Economics and Business, as well as at University Louvain-la-Neuve in Belgium, University of Luxembourg and in Poland at Jagiellonian University in Krakow. She was as well senior fellow in frame of the DFG, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft at the Ruperto Carola Heidelberg University and in Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law in Heidelberg.