Makis Mylonas


Turkey Europe Future Forum

Period of the Fellowship


Project title

Turkey and the EU: Overcoming Common Challenges and Bilateral Tensions

Project description

Makis Mylonas is part of a network of young Turkish and European leaders from all sectors who come together once a year to engage in intensive dialogue and to share views and ideas about topical social issues. The Turkey Europe Future Forum takes place alternately in Turkey and Germany, as well as in other European countries.



Short biography

Makis Mylonas currently works as a public policy advisor in the Greek Parliament with a special focus on foreign affairs and human rights. He has previously worked as an accredited parliamentary assistant in the European Parliament, covering the activities of European Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs (AFET). Before moving to Brussels, he worked on the forefront of the refugee crisis in Chios, Greece as a special advisor to the Mayor of Chios. He has also been active as a blogger since 2008 and he regularly contributes to major Greek newspapers (Kathimerini, Athens Voice etc). He mostly follows developments in Eastern Mediterranean, with a special focus on Turkish Politics, Greek-Turkish relations and EU Enlargement in the Western Balkans. He holds a Bachelor of Laws from University of Athens and he is currently finishing his Public Administration master on Leiden University, The Netherlands.