Casado is the Secretary General of the Federation of Mediterranean Certified Accountants (FCM). An independent lawyer registered at the bars of Brussels and Madrid specialising in European Union Law, Ms. Casado has a law degree from the University Complutense of Madrid and a Master’s degree in European affairs and international relations from the I.E.H.E.I in Nice. She also has a PhD degree with distinctions on European Administrative Law from the University Rey Juan Carlos I, Madrid. She moved to Brussels in 2001, and worked as an assistant to a Member of European Parliament. She has also worked for an international law firm specialising in European law, litigation, and also managing capacity building of justice affairs and good governance projects in developing countries. Ms. Casado was appointed Secretary General of the International Association of Paper & Board Converters in Europe (CITPA) in 2008. Finally, she joined the Federation of Mediterranean Certified Accountants (FCM) in September 2014.