Demetrios Papademetriou

Distinguished Transatlantic Fellow, Migration Policy Institute

Demetrios G. Papademetriou is the Migration Policy Institute’s (MPI) Distinguished Transatlantic Fellow and Convener of the Transatlantic Council on Migration, a signature initiative of MPI that meets bi-annually (now in its 11th year) and brings together senior officials and prominent experts to discuss critical migration matters. Dr. Papademetriou founded the Washington-based MPI, where he served as President from 2002 to 2014; he also founded and served as President of the Brussels-based MPI Europe from 2011 to 2018. He is President Emeritus of both institutions. He has published more than 280 books, monographs, articles and research reports on migration and related issues, advises senior government officials, foundations, and civil society organizations in dozens of countries and is co-founder and Chair Emeritus of Metropolis. He also convened the Regional (North American) Migration Study Group from 2011-2014 and has chaired the World Economic Forum’s Migration Council, the OECD’s Migration Group, and the Open Society Foundations’ International Migration Initiative.