Short Biographies

Rasmus Alenius Boserup, Executive Director

Rasmus joined EuroMed Rights as its Executive Director in June 2019. He previously worked seven years as Senior Researcher in contemporary Arab politics at the Danish Institute for International Studies and three years as Executive Director of the Danish-Egyptian Dialogue Institute in Cairo. He holds a PhD degree in Arabic studies from the University of Copenhagen and a doctoral degree in history and civilisation from EHESS, Paris.

Email: rbo(at)euromedrights.net

Marit Flø Jørgensen, Programmes Director

Marit joined EuroMed Rights in August 2003 and has worked as programmes director since May 2006. She studied Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Copenhagen, and did a Master in International Relations and Strategic Studies at Lancaster University, UK. She lived and worked in Syria, the West Bank and Yemen.

Email: mfj(at)euromedrights.net

Troels Dalgaard, Senior Fundraising Coordinator

Troels joined as Fundraising Coordinator in November 2020. Previously, he worked for 10 years for the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs followed by about 15 years in major Danish NGOs notably DanChurchAid, Oxfam IBIS and Danish Refugee Council. Most recently, he worked as a Head of External Relations for the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), a Seoul based international organisation. He holds a Master’s in Public Administration from Roskilde University. He is fluent in Danish, English, French, German and Arabic.

Email: tda(at)euromedrights.net

Elena Bizzi, Thematic Programmes Coordinator – Migration and Asylum

Elena joined EuroMed Rights in September 2019 as Programme Assistant on Migration and Asylum. Previously, she worked for the Italian Refugee Council and the Academic Cooperation Association in Brussels. She has interned for the Permanent Mission of Italy to the United Nations in Vienna and for the BRICS Policy Centre in Rio de Janeiro. She holds a Master’s degree in International Relations from the University of Trento and a B.A. in modern languages and translation from the University of Bologna.

Email: ebi(at)euromedrights.net

Yousra Boughdadi, Project Officer Morocco

Yousra joined EuroMed Rights as the project officer for the “Support to Moroccan Civil Society and Monitoring of Morocco-EU Relations” program in July 2019. She is currently finishing a PhD on Masculinities in the MENA region and holds a Master degree in Cultural Studies with a focus on Gender and a Bachelor in Linguistics. She is Fluent in Arabic, French, and English.

Email: ybo(at)euromedrights.net

Vincent Forest, Outreach Director & Head of Brussels Office

Vincent Forest joined EuroMed Rights in September 2014 as Advocacy Director. Previously, he was the Head of the EU Office of Front Line Defenders for eight years, and Information Officer with the European Anti-Poverty Network and the Belgian francophone section of Amnesty International. He holds a Master’s degree in Journalism and Communication, and a Teaching Diploma for Secondary and High School..

Email: vfo(at)euromedrights.net

Sylvain Mossou, Head of Advocacy

Sylvain joined EuroMed Rights in March 2019 as an Advocacy and Training Officer. Previously, he worked for the Quaker Council for European Affairs, the European Parliament, Human Rights Watch and the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. Sylvain holds a Master’s degree in International Relations and an Advanced Master’s degree in Human Rights. He is fluent in French and English.

Email: sym(at)euromedrights.net

Alvaro Lagresa, Advocacy Coordinator

Álvaro joined EuroMed Rights in September 2017, first as an intern and from 2018, as Mashreq Programme Assistant and Mashreq Programme Coordinator. In 2021, he became Advocacy Coordinator. Prior to this, Alvaro worked in Morocco conducting research on the EU’s human rights foreign policy in the MENA region. He holds a Master in Middle East Studies from the University of Southern Denmark and a Bachelor in Political Sciences from University Pompeu Fabra. He is fluent in Spanish, Catalan, English and French, and has a good command of Arabic.

Email: ala(at)euromedrights.net

Sara Prestianni, Head of Thematic Programmes Unit

Sara joined EuroMed Rights in March 2020 as migration and asylum program officer. Since 2004, her research focuses on migration in Euro-Mediterranean space and in the Sahel. She has contributed to several reports on the violation of Human Rights at the borders and published with “Je me suis refugié là! Bords de route en exil” (with Michel Agier, Ed. Donner Lieu 2011) and took part to the collective book “A world of camps” (Ed. La Découverte, 2014) as well as to the “Atlas of Migration in Europe” (Ed: Armand Colin). She is fluent in Italian, Spanish, French and English.

Email: spr(at)euromedrights.net

Maxence Salendre, Head of Communication

Maxence joined EuroMed Rights in December 2019 as Communication Team Coordinator. Previously, he worked as Press and Communication Officer for the Embassy of France to Ireland and as Content and Communication Officer for several communication and public affairs companies. He holds a Master’s degree in Political Science from Trinity College Dublin and a BA in Communication and Applied Languages from the University of Lyon..

Email: msa(at)euromedrights.net

Amélie Tagu, Communication Support Officer

Amélie joined EuroMed Rights as Communication Assistant in September 2020. Previously, she interned with the Greens/EFA in the European Parliament, at the audiovisual communication office. She also worked for the media Cafébabel and volunteered at a film and podcast workshop in Czech Republic. She hold a Master’s degree in European Studies and a Journalism diploma. She is fluent in English and French and has a good knowledge of Spanish.

Email: ata(at)euromedrights.net

Ekaterina Skoraya, Accountant

Ekaterina joined EuroMed Rights in June 2018 as Financial Assistant to become Accounting Officer in February 2020. Previously she worked in a few multinational companies, but decided to jump into the unknown – NGO world – to be the active part of the reconciliation not only of numbers, but people too. Ekaterina holds a Bachelor of Finance. She is fluent in Russian, English and Dutch, good knowledge of French.

Email: Esk(at)euromedrights.net