Toby joined the EN Team in March 2021 after completing a Schuman Traineeship with the European Parliament’s Committee on Culture and Education where he contributed in particular to the European Education Area initiative. Toby currently leads EN’s work on policy, the Transition Pathway for the Proximity and Social Economy and the European Social Enterprise Monitor. He has a particular interest in European affairs, especially in the potential of international mobility experiences, such as those offered by Erasmus+, to have transformative effects on peoples’ lives. Toby graduated with an MA in European Policy from the University of Amsterdam in 2020. He has dedicated his academic focus to understanding how imaginations of European community and citizenship can be stimulated through educational and cultural policies.
“If it were to be done all over again, I’d start with culture” – Jean Monnet