Marijn Speth

Programme: Turkey Europe Future Forum
Year: Year 2019
Expertise: Diplomacy
Marijn Speth currently works as the First Secretary for Political Affairs at the Embassy
 of The Kingdom of the Netherlands in Ankara. He covers asylum and migration issues, human rights, and political affairs in general. Before coming to Turkey, Marijn worked in Brussels for the Permanent Representation to the EU, where he was part of migration team of Dutch Presidency of the Council of the EU in 2016, and represented The Netherlands in different Council working parties, including on EU relations with the Middle East, and Latin America. Mr Speth joined the European Commission’s DG for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations as a trainee, and worked for the United States House of Representatives through the Lantos/Humanity in Action Congressional Fellowship in 2014. He studied political history at Utrecht University in The Netherlands.