Sophie Bloemen co-founded and coordinates Commons Network and works as public interest consultant. She has close to 10 years of experience in civil society and organizing. She has worked as a policy advocate and a public interest consultant the Brussels, Latin America and global policy environment on health and trade, in well as in European cultural grass root civil society on the exchange of ideas and transnational dialogue. The Commons Network develops ideas and brings commons perspective to policy, particularly regarding knowledge. Sophie coordinates projects on urban commons and the knowledge commons. Sophie has degrees in philosophy, political economy and International Relations.