Ellen graduated in 2018 as master in physiotherapy and revalidation sciences at the VUB. Currently she is working as a scientific researcher in the domain of oncological rehabilitation and as an employee on an interprofessional education project. At the ESL congress 2018 in Prague, she won the Egidio Tosatti award (devoted to Original Surgical Research and Relevant Clinical Experiences on Prevention, Diagnosis, and Surgical Treatment of Lymphatic Disorders) with the presentation of her master’s thesis. Furthermore she works as an independent physiotherapist. She combines this with a master after master educational programme (2018-2019) in manual therapy to obtain the qualification as a manual therapist. Her hobbies are playing soccer and cycling.