Joost Lagendijk

Political analyst in Turkey

Joost Lagendijk is a Dutch political analyst and writer, living in Istanbul. 

Lagendijk (1957) studied history at the University of Utrecht. Between 1999 and 2009 Lagendijk was member of the European Parliament, representing the Dutch political party GroenLinks.

After his membership of the European Parliament, Lagendijk worked for Turkish media and lectured at the University of Istanbul. Lagendijk is senior consultant at the European Policy Center.