Gregory A. Maniatis is Senior European Policy Fellow at the Migration Policy Institute in Washington; he is also advisor to Peter Sutherland, the United Nations Special Representative on Migration.
He works closely with the European Commission, EU member-state governments, the European Parliament, and other international institutions on a broad range of issues related to migration and immigrant integration. A dual national of the United States and Greece, he co-founded the Athens Migration Policy Initiative (AMPI), an effort launched in 2002 in collaboration with the Greek government to introduce thoughtful, innovative ideas on migration management into the European policy debate. He is currently Executive Director of the Transatlantic Task Force on Immigrant Integration, which includes George Papandreou, Aleksandr Kwasniewski, Rita Süssmuth, and Antonio Vitorino.
Mr. Maniatis is also a writer and producer whose reportage and commentary have been featured in New York magazine, The Washington Monthly, the IHT, PBS Television, and many other media outlets. In 1991, Mr. Maniatis founded Odyssey magazine, an English-language bimonthly that is the leading international magazine about Greece and Greeks around the world. He has also served as President of the Board of the Vryonis Center for Hellenic Studies in Sacramento, and is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
He received a BA from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, and also studied at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Paris.