Board Members
Meet the Team!
Georgios Chatzigeorgiou

Chairman

Georgios Chatzigeorgiou (26) was born in Larnaca, Cyprus. He holds a Bachelor degree in Law and is a Barrister-at-law of the Lincoln’s Inn of Court in the United Kingdom. Georgios also holds a Masters degree in Corporate Law from University College London (UCL). He is currently a member of the British Bar Council and had previously during his postgraduate studies been a member of the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies.

Georgios has been involved in youth politics since 2006 when he joined NEDISY’s pupil branch MAKI. Since then, he has held local and national positions, serving amongst others as the Chairman of MAKI and Chairman of his school’s executive committee in 2008. He is currently a member of the Political Bureau of NEDISY, as well as a member of the Political Bureau of DISY, the governing EPP Party in Cyprus.
Georgios has been active in FPK Protoporia since entering law school in 2010 and his involvement in EDS as FPK Protoporia’s delegate started at the 2013 Winter University in Lviv, Ukraine.

Georgios served as EDS Vice-Chairman for two terms before being elected Chairman of the organisation in August 2015. Together with Secretary-General Ivan Burazin, Georgios is principally responsible for the day-to-day running of the EDS.

Sara Alexandra Juriks

Vice-Chairman

Sara Alexandra Juriks (21) is studying Comperative Politics in London. She is originally from Oslo, Norway but chose to move to London for her studies. Sara started her political involvement in ‘Unge Høyre’ the youth organisation of the Norwegian conservative party Høyre. Later on she moved on to Høyres Studenter and has been active there since 2013. In June 2016 she was elected for the national board of HS and now serves as international secretary for Høyres Studenter. Sara became involved in EDS at the Council Meeting in Rome, 2014 and has since also served a term as Co-Chair of the Permanent Working Group for Human Rights, and was elected into the Bureau at the Summer University in Larnaca 2016.

Sara Juriks is originally from Oslo, Norway but currently lives and studies in London. She is currently undertaking her Masters degree in Comperative Politics. Sara has been an active member of EDS since 2014 and her main responsibilities within the bureau are the drafting of conference resolutions and the Permanent Working Group Human Rights.