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Matthias Mertens
Areas of expertise
Strategic communications, Narrative change and Grassroots networks 

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Matthias Mertens, Communications Manager

Communications Manager

Matthias is the Communications Manager at MPG. He manages and develops MPG’s communication strategy and actions, including social media and media relations. He also represents MPG in the EU NGO Platform on Asylum and Migration (EPAM) and coordinates the Welcoming Europe Alliance.

Matthias holds a Master’s in history and a Master’s in international relations, both from the University of Antwerp. Prior to joining MPG, Matthias worked on strategic migration communications at 11.11.11 (Dutch-speaking Belgium). He also worked in the grassroots refugee and asylum seeker support sector in Greece.