Agnès Roman obtained her university diplomas on literature, history and Hungarian as second language in Budapest between 1998 and 2006. She published essays on literary theory. She was an adult learning and secondary school teacher of Hungarian language in Hungary and in the UK. In 2009, she obtained another master degree on European studies and international relationship at the Institut Européen des Hautes Etudes Internationales (IEHEI) concluding it with a master thesis on adult learning policies and regional development. After working for the Adult learning unit of the European Commission, in 2010 she became a coordinator on education policy issues at the European Trade Union Committee of Education (ETUCE) while she has been advising also the European trade Union confederation (ETUC) on lifelong learning and VET policy since 2012. She is representing the European trade unions in several bodies and groups of the European Commission and agencies, eg. CEDEFOP Governing Board, ACVT, DGVT, EQF, EQAVET, ECVET.