Staff


MPG's staff is multi-disciplinary, multi-lingual and of different national and ethnic origin. Most of our international team is based at our office in Brussels.


kat s bwKatharina Bürkin - Policy Analyst

Katharina Bürkin is a Policy Analyst engaged in the Migration and Diversity programmes.

Related pages: Migration & Mobility; Diversity & Integration

 


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Isabelle Chopin - Deputy Director

Isabelle is MPG’s Deputy Director and leads the Anti-discrimination Programme.  She is the Executive Project Director, Content Manager and Executive Editor of the European Network of Independent Legal Experts in the non-discrimination field. She is the coordination team-leader in the Awareness-raising & Training (ART) project.

Related pages: Anti-discrimination & Equality; LegalNet; Capacity Building; ART


toniAntónio Cruz - Editor of the Migration News Sheet

António is the Editor of the Migration News Sheet, a monthly publication providing verified news on anti-discrimination, immigration and asylum.

Related pages: Migration News Sheet



Cat s bwCatharina Germaine-Sahl - Legal Policy Analyst

Catharina is a Legal Policy Analyst for the Anti-discrimination Programme. She is the Managing Editor of the European Network of Independent Legal Experts in the non-discrimination field. She is part of the management and coordination teams of the Awareness-raising & Training (ART) project.

Related pages: Anti-discrimination & Equality; Legal Net; ART; BUYDIS - Equality and Diversity in Employment through Public Procurement


LillaLilla Farkas- Associate Legal Policy Analyst

Lilla is an associate Legal Policy Analyst providing analysis for the Anti-discrimination Programme. Lilla is the coordinator for racial discrimination of the European network of independent legal experts in the non-discrimination field.

Related pages: Anti-discrimination & Equality; Legal Net


Beth GinsburgBeth Ginsburg - Associate Manager for Supplier Diversity Europe

Beth is a project manager for the Diversity Programme working on Supplier Diversity. She is responsible for private sector relations and facilitating workshops.

Related pages – Supplier Diversity Europe


Thomas Huddleston photoThomas Huddleston - Policy Analyst

Thomas is a policy analyst working on the Diversity & Integration Programme. His focus includes European and national integration policies and he is the Central Research Coordinator of the Migrant Integration Policy Index (MIPEX).

Related pages: Diversity & Integration; MIPEX; Handbook on Integration; Refugee Integration Tool; Immigrant Citizens SurveyFocus on Family Reunion; Access to citizenship and its impact on immigrant integration; European indicators of migrant integration; European immigration policy approaches


Alexandre Kirchberger photoAlexandre Kirchberger - Associate Programme Manager and Acting Information Officer

Alex is engaged in the Diversity Programme. He helps organisations such as municipalities and political parties in developing diversity and integration policies and manages the European Web Site on Integration.

Related pages: Diversity & IntegrationINTI-Cities; European Web Site on Integration; DIVEMigrant Voices - Mainstreaming Diversity in Political Parties; DivPol - Diversity in Political Parties’ Programmes, Organisation and Representation


Anne Friel profile photoAnne Friel - Policy Analyst (on maternity leave)

Anne is engaged in the Diversity Programme, she is a policy analyst working on the European Web Site for Integration and the Migrant Voices - Diversity in Political Parties project.

Related pages: Diversity & IntegrationEuropean Web Site on Integration; Migrant Voices - Mainstreaming Diversity in Political Parties

 


 Jan Niessen photo bwJan Niessen - Director

Jan Niessen is MPG's Director and a member of the Board of Directors. He has overall responsibility for MPG's Programmes and leads the Diversity and Migration Programmes.

Related pages: Migration & Mobility; Anti-discrimination & EqualityDiversity & Integration

 


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Vera Kljajevic - Office Manager

Vera manages the MPG Brussels office dealing with all administrative issues.

 

 

 


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Sarah Cooke O'Dowd - Policy Analyst (replacing Anne Friel)

Sarah is engaged in the Diversity Programme, she is a policy analyst working on the European Web Site for Integration and the Migrant Voices - Diversity in Political Parties project.

Related pages: Diversity & IntegrationEuropean Web Site on Integration; Migrant Voices - Mainstreaming Diversity in Political Parties; DivPol - Diversity in Political Parties’ Programmes, Organisation and Representation