Spyros Papadatos is a passionate young European, born in Greece, and currently living in Belgium. He has been shaped by international mobility and considers himself primarily an active European citizen. He was the president of AEGEE-Europe for 2018-2019; since 2020 he is a member of the Advisory Council on Youth (AC) of the Council of Europe, and currently he is the AC Chairperson. He holds a Master on European Studies from KU Leuven and he currently works as Secretary General of Rural Youth Europe (RYEurope).