Kelig Puyet

Director, Social Platform

Kélig Puyet is Director of Social Platform, the largest alliance of European rights- and value-based civil society organisations working in the social sector. Comprised of 49 European networks, Social Platform advocates for EU policies that are developed in partnership with the people they affect, respecting fundamental rights, promoting solidarity and improving lives. She manages the strategic and policy direction of Social Platform towards a social, sustainable and inclusive EU that leaves no one behind.

Ms Puyet has acquired extensive experience of the civil society sector and the impact that EU and national policies have on people in vulnerable situations. Prior to joining Social Platform, she was Head of Global Advocacy at SOS Children’s Villages International and she has been actively involved in the work of different organisations including the European Youth Forum, Eurochild, Concord and the International Civil Society Centre.

Ms Puyet holds a master’s degree in law from the Robert Schuman University in Strasbourg, and a European master’s degree in human rights and democratisation from the Interdepartmental Centre on Human Rights and the Rights of People (University of Padova) and the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (University of Lund).