Nicholas Zylberglajt

Nicholas Zylberglajt

Nicholas Zylberglajt

Co-Founder and Vice President, European & Legal Affairs

Nicholas was born in Montevideo, Uruguay from a French father and an Uruguayan mother in 1983. He grew up in Montevideo and at the age of 18 moved to France to study at the famous French University “Sciences Po” in Paris where he got a Bachelor in Latin American Studies at and a Masters in International Relations and Conflict Resolution.

Nicholas has been living in Brussels since September 2006 where, as most of the newly arrived people in Brussels, he arrived to spend six months for an internship. He stayed at the French Permanent Representation to the EU until 2009 when he moved to the European Parliament to become the political advisor to the French MEP, Damien Abad. In July 2011, he joined the EPP Group to become the first ever Social Media Coordinator of the largest political group in the European Parliament. Nicholas is a co-founder and Vice-President of EYIF. He believes that Europe has a strong potential in its Youth, who needs to be inspired again and feel confident in the opportunities the future can bring to them.  Nicholas likes traveling, meeting new people, football and Opera. He has a certain tendency to prefer warm weather but has found in Brussels a good compromise for the rest.