Marco Funk is a Policy Officer at the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung EU Office, where he is responsible for the foundation’s Brussels-based activities related to EU migration and home affairs. He previously worked as a Policy Analyst for the European Policy Centre, where he focused on EU migration and asylum policy. Prior to that he worked as a Research Assistant at the EU Institute for Security Studies and as a Research and Communications Associate at the International Organisation for Migration. In 2015, he published a book about refugees stranded at Italy’s border with Austria while working for a local NGO. Marco Funk studied European Affairs at Sciences Po Paris and Political Science at the University of Central Florida.