• Contact Info
+32 (0) 2 62 60 72 7
+32 (0) 4 95 12 96 01
31 Rue Wiertz
B-1050 Brusselles Belgium

Office

The office of FYEG is located in close proximity to the European Parliament, and is shared with the European Green Party. Staff members in the office include the Secretary General, a Project Assistant and a paid intern. In addition, FYEG is supported by a webmaster on a voluntary basis.

Secretary General
Özgecan
Kara
Turkey

Özgecan is a child of the 2013 Gezi Protests of Turkey and since then she has been working to build the Green movement nationally and internationally. From 2015 to 2017 she worked as the Climate Change Projects Coordinator in Turkey and afterwards worked as the Office Coordinator of FYEG’s sister organization Cooperation and Development Network Eastern Europe in Belgrade, Serbia from 2017 until she joined FYEG. She has also contributed to various newspapers and magazines and co-hosted a radio show on climate change at a national radio station in Turkey. 

She is a fierce feminist and proud Eastern European. She believes in the solidarity of activism.

Office Assistant
Caroline
Mathieu
Belgium

Caroline has been active on green issues and projects since 2009 but made first real contact with the Green movement through her position in FYEG. In parallel, she is pursuing a Master in Environmental sciences and management in Brussels and occasionally giving workshops on Climate Change and low-carbon transition to highschool students.

Webmaster
Christoph
Germany

Christoph has been with FYEG since 2012. His main responsibilities are keeping the website up-to-date, managing the over 100 mailing lists and helping the office as well as the EC with IT-related problems. You can also contact him regarding concerns over security and privacy. A student of Economics and International Relations, Christoph is interested many Green issues—especially those of inequality. You can send him encrypted emails using his PGP key.

Communications Officer
Jan
Steurs
Belgium

Jan has been a member of Jong Groen since 2016. He was active in local initiatives in Brussels before joining FYEG in 2018 and has a passion for social media and activism. You'll find him most of the time on Twitter or tinkering on digital projects, playing board games or in some manifestation for more climate action, feminism or anti-racism. In rare occasions you might even catch him writing stories or singing karaoke.

Project Manager
Katarina
Pavlovic
Serbia

After graduating social work and social policy at the Faculty of Political Science in Belgrade in 2011, she found her ideological family and became a part of the the Green movement by joining Serbian Green Youth. Before taking a position in FYEG she was the Office Coordinator of FYEG’s sister organisation - Cooperation and Development Network Eastern Europe. This green feminist, anti-capitalist and non-formal education lover also sits in the Council of Europe’s Advisory Council on Youth for the mandate 2018/19 as FYEG’s nominee.