Miriam Matthiessen is a Policy Assistant at FEANTSA. She divides her time between Housing Rights Watch, a network of legal experts and academics that aims to strengthen and promote the right to housing in Europe; and the Housing Solutions Platform, a knowledge platform that seeks to inform, engage, and debate on innovative solutions for more affordable housing. Since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak, she has also been coordinating an information gathering and sharing initiative by FEANTSA to help facilitate mutual learning and exchange across the homeless sector in Europe. Miriam holds a B.Sc. in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics from University College London.