A master of laws by training, Catelijne Muller began her career in 1997 as a Dutch qualified lawyer. In 2012, Catelijne joined the Dutch Trade Union Confederation for Professionals (VCP) as an EU Policy Advisor, where she started putting the societal impact of artificial intelligence on the (inter)national agenda. She was Rapporteur of the EESC opinion on Artificial Intelligence and Society that was adopted on May 31, 2017 and heads the EESC Thematic Study Group on AI. She is a member of the Global Council on Extended Intelligence that was launched on June 21, 2018. Together with Aimee van Wynsberghe and Virginia Dignum, both other Dutch members of the EU High Level Group on AI, she founded ALLAI Netherlands, the Dutch multi-stakeholder Alliance on Artificial Intelligence. Catelijne is a member of the Committee on European Affairs of the Dutch Social and Economic Council (SER) and was a member of the ad-hoc SER TTIP-committee from 2015 to 2016. She is the director of Muller AI, a consulting and strategy firm on "Responsible AI".