Valérie was born and bred in Ghent and also obtained her Master's degree in Law and a Master's degree in International and European law at the VUB. . She has been working at GDW-Ghent since 2015, where she is active as a team coach in private affairs. Her duties consist of summonses, executions, general file management and everything related to the IOS procedure. The latter is what makes her a key figure in the Unpaid story.