Especially at the beginning the composition of our team was fluid. We are pleased that we now have a number of permanent staff and companions. Our work takes place in four locations, of which three are located in Greece and one in Germany.


  • Anastasia is an Athen's Law School graduate, she holds a LLM in Migration and is currently a PhD candidate in the University of Peloponnese. She is a licenced lawyer since 2012. She has worked in Lesvos island as a case worker in Greek Asylum Service and later as an advocate in the field.

    Anastasia Balta/Αναστασία Μπαλτά

    Attorney at Law/Δικηγόρος

  • Iliana is a registered lawyer at Athens Bar Association holding a Master’s degree in International and human rights law. She is specialized in asylum law in particular within the Common European Asylum System.

    Iliana Bompou/Ηλιάνα Μπόμπου

    Attorney at Law/Δικηγόρος

  • Alexandros is a Law school graduate from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and a member of the Larisa Bar Association since 2013. He has worked as a case worker for the Greek Asylum Service, as a lawyer for the Danish Refugee Council and as a Protection Assistant for UNHCR.

    Alexandros Chrysomallos/Αλέξανδρος Χρυσόμαλλος

    Attorney at Law/Δικηγόρος

  • Niki is a Law school graduate from the National and Capodistrian University of Athens, she holds a LLM in Human Rights of the University of Strasbourg.

    Niki Georgiou/Νίκη Γεωργίου

    Legal Coordination Greece/Δικηγόρος, Νομική Συντονίστρια, μέλος της Συντονιστικής Επιτροπής

  • Soroush works as a farsi/turkish interpreter. He has been working with refugees and asylum seekers for 4 years in Greece and Turkey. He started working at Equal Rights Beyond Borders Athens in June 2020.

    Seyedsoroush Khatibzadehyazdi

    Interpreter & Cultural Mediator/Διερμηνέας και Πολιτισμικός Διαμεσολαβητής

  • Mustafa is working as an Arabic interpreter in Athens. He already worked with Equal Rights on Chios.

    Mustafa Nouh

    Interpreter & Cultural Mediator/Διερμηνέας και Πολιτισμικός Διαμεσολαβητής

  • Aliki is working as a lawyer in Greece since 2013. In 2017 she joined the Greek Council for Refugees (GCR) and was working on Chios and Lesvos. Therefore, she has an immense experience in challenging practices on the Greek islands under hotspots approach and EU Turkey statement. Aliki joined Equal Rights in May 2019.

    Aliki Potamianou/Αλίκη Ποταμιάνου

    Attorney at Law/Δικηγόρος

  • Giorgos holds a Bachelor’s degree in Social Anthropology from Panteion University Athens. He has been active in the field of asylum and migration for several years and joined Equal Rights Beyond Borders in 2020.

    Giorgos Maniatis/Γιώργος Μανιάτης

    Administrative Coordinator/Διοικητικός Συντονιστής


  • Robert co-founded Equal Rights Beyond Borders and is working with the association ever since. He studied Law, Sociology and Islamic Science in Halle (Saale).

    Robert Nestler

    Legal Coordination/Νομικός Συντονιστής και Μέλος της Συντονιστικής Επιτροπής

  • Anne is working with our Team in Berlin as a project coordinator. She studied law in Leipzig and passed her second bar exam at the "Kammergericht Berlin".

    Anne Pertsch

    Lawyer/Δικηγόρος και Συντονίστρια

  • Corinna is working with our team as a project coordinator. She studied Law and finished her PhD in Cologne. She is one of the co-founders of "Refugee Law Clinic Cologne e.V."

    Dr. Corinna Ujkašević

    Coordination Visa Family Reunion/Δικηγόρος και Συντονίστρια (IRAP)

  • Co-founder. PhD student in EU asylum law and research fellow at Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg.

    Catharina Ziebritzki

    Legal Coordination/Μέλος της Συντονιστικής Επιτροπής

  • Hannah holds a Bachelor's degree in political science from Freie Universtität Berlin and a Master's degree in International Relations from Humboldt University Berlin. She has been working in the fields of migration and human rights for several years before joining Equal Rights Beyond Borders in 2021.

    Hannah Fusban

    Administrative Coordination/Διοικητική Συντονίστρια

  • Luise studied Law in Berlin and Istanbul and is currently preparing for her First State Exam. She is working as an advisor for the Refugee Law Clinic Berlin and joined Equal Rights Beyond Borders in 2020.

    Luise Wöllner

    Administrative Assistant/Διοικητική Υποστήριξη

  • Georg holds a Diploma degree in psychology from University of Cologne. He is co-founder of the School of Political Hope and is an expert in political organizing and campaigning. He joined Equal Rights Beyond Borders in March 2021 to work on our fundraising and campaigning strategy.

    Georg Blokus

    Fundraising & Campaigning/Υπεύθυνος Χρηματοδότησης και Εκστρατειών


  • Vivian is a graduate of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Law School and is a member of Piraeus Bar Association since 2010. In 2017 she worked in Chios, as a lawyer at NGO “METAdrasi” Legal Aid program, and later as a member of Metadrasi Guardianship Network for Unaccompanied Minors. She joined Equal Rights in June 2020.

    Vivian Gleni/Βίβιαν Γλένη

    Attorney at Law/Δικηγόρος

  • Ioanna is a registered lawyer in Thessaloniki Bar Association. She studied Law at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and she holds a Master in European Studies from Aegean University. She worked for METAdrasi’s Legal Aid Team in Lesvos since 2017, and later as a case officer, examining asylum applications in Chios and in North Greece. Ioanna joined Equal Rights Beyond Borders in October 2021.

    Ioanna Pavlou/Ιωάννα Παύλου

    Legal Coordination/Δικηγόρος και Συντονίστρια

  • Ivey earned a Juris Doctor from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law. She holds a certificate of specialization in international law and public interest and social justice. Ivey joined Equal Rights Beyond Borders in 2021 as Berkeley Law Public Interest Fellow.

    Ivey Dyson

    Legal Fellow/Νομική Συνεργάτιδα-Υπότροφος

  • Irini graduated in French literature in Athens. She then gave seminars in French translation and worked as a French teacher in Athens for many years. In December 2021, Irini joined Equal Rights Beyond Borders on Chios.

    Irini Ntali/Ειρήνη Ντάλη

    Interpreter & Case Worker


  • Jamie is a law school graduate. She holds a Juris Doctor from New York University in New York City.

    Jamie Kessler

    Legal Coordination Kos/Νομική Συντονίστρια

  • Athina is a Greek Attorney at Law and member of the Kos Bar Association. She received her LLM in Public International Law from Leiden University and her undergraduate law degree from Democritus University of Thrace. She has worked on the field of refugee law since 2016.

    Athina Ntavasili/Αθηνά Νταβασίλη

    Attorney at Law/Δικηγόρος

  • Rachel holds a Juris Doctor from New York University School of Law, an MA in Human Rights from Columbia University, and a dual-BA in International Studies and Sociology from Johns Hopkins University. Since 2017, she has worked and volunteered with migrant and refugee communities in Greece, Palestine/Israel, Kuala Lumpur and New York City. She joined Equal Rights Beyond Borders in 2021 as an Arthur Helton Human Rights Fellow.

    Rachel Riegelhaupt

    Legal Fellow/Υπότροφος

  • Graduate of Democritus University of Thrace, Law School and member of Nafplio Bar Association since 2015. In 2020, worked in Kos as lawyer-member of GCR's legal unit - UNHCR legal aid program for general refugee population.

    Sofia Dede/Σοφία Δέδε

    Attorney at Law/Δικηγόρος

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