Author: Michael Smollen Email: michaelsmollen@gmail.com Country: Ireland Affiliation: Ogra Fianna Fail   About:  Michael Smollen is a member of Ógra Fianna Fáil. He works as a corporate finance professional in Dublin, he holds a BA (Hons) Accounting & Finance from Dublin City University and is based in Cavan, Ireland.

Policy and Training Intern

Ariane Takyi (UK / DE) was peer elected to conduct political research on young people in England to represent findings in regular meetings with the UK Government’s Cabinet Office, EU decision-makers at the European Commission, and at EU Youth Conferences. From there on, she has been active in the political sphere through a multitude of…

Administrative assistant

Clara Puig (ES) has known from a very young age that, whatever she did with her life, she wanted it to help others and create a better world. From a young age she has been involved in different volunteering activities (mediation, fundraising, event organizing, student council, Model UN, etc.) that taught her about the importance of…

Author: Pascal Bührig E-Mail: p.buehrig@gmail.com Country: Germany, Frankfurt Affiliation: Junge Liberale About: In times of heated emotional debates where the loudest voices declare onesideness and self-righteousness “virtues”, liberalism has a unique call: Instead of forcing the world into an ideological shape, as I have believed for many years as a socialist, liberals must make out…

Tiago Dias Email: dias.tfbd@gmail.com Country: Portugal, Porto

Anton Ebsen Member of Libertas Editorial Team  Country: Denmark, DK Organization: The Danish Social Liberal Party Contact: anton.ebsen@gmail.com About: Anton is passionate about the European community and he is a former candidate for the European Parliament elections in Denmark. Among his visions is to see more young people who are politically represented and for that…

Contact – tuuli.helind@gmail.com Tuuli has been a longstanding member of the Estonian Reform Party Youth (ERPY) and havehad the honour during this time to both serve as a Board Member and an International Officer. Throughout the time she has been politically active, she has stood strong for classical liberal values to be reflected in the programme, statements,…

Contact – jesajan@gmail.com Jelena Jesajana is a Secretary General of Latvian liberal party Latvijas attīstībai, she was LYMEC’s Board member between 2014 – 2016, elected as an IMS representative. Jelena believes that Equality and Diversity is a key to any organisation’s successful long-term development. Having both IMS and party affiliations’ experience, Jelena is eager to…

Events and Trainings Officer

Laia COMERMA Events and Trainings Officer Catalonia, JNC Contact: laia(a)lymec.eu Territorial Responsibilities: Andorra, Catalonia, Cyprus, France, Gibraltar, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Turkey, United Kingdom About: Laia has been involved in international politics for the last five years, both in the academic or professional field and in youth politics. She is a firm believer in the…

Antoaneta ASENOVA PRESIDENT Bulgaria, YMRF Contact: antoaneta(a)lymec.eu Territorial Responsibilities: Bulgaria  About: Antoaneta is a Bulgarian citizen, member of Youth MRF working in Brussels, Belgium. She is passionate about the integration of the Western Balkan states, migration and asylum policy, the questions of equal citizenship and minority rights, as well as the EU institutional reforms and…

Communications Officer

Ida-Maria SKYTTE Communications Officer Finland, SU Contact: ida(a)lymec.eu Territorial Responsibilities: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Norway  About: Ida-Maria is currently working at the Finnish Parliament as an assistant to the Minister of Justice, Anna-Maja Henriksson. She has previously worked as an intern at Liberal International. Ida-Maria has also a long background in Svensk Ungdom (full member…

Outreach and Cooperation Officer

Ines HOLZEGGER Outreach and Cooperation Officer Austria, JUNOS Contact: ines(a)lymec.eu Territorial Responsibilities: Austria, Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland About:  Before being elected to the LYMEC Bureau, Ines served as vice-president of the Austrian liberal students (JUNOS Studierende) and as member of the national board of JUNOS (Junge Liberale NEOS) as International Officer and…

Treasurer

Marten PORTE Treasurer The Netherlands, JD  Contact: treasurer(a)lymec.eu Territorial responsibilities: Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg About: Marten started his political work at his local chapter of the Jonge Democraten (JD) in the Netherlands where he served for two years. After that he entered into the national board on a full-time basis combining the positions of Treasurer and International…

Policy Officer

Germany, LHG/JuLis

Secretary General

Finland, Svensk Ungdom

Vice-President

Sweden, LUF