Petros Mastakas is a UNHCR staff member. He has served as Legal Consultant inAthens, Greece (1999-2001), Protection Officer in Sofia, Bulgaria (2002), Head of Field Office in Iriba, Chad (2005-2006), Protection Officer in Damascus, Syria (2006-2010) and Yaounde, Cameroon (2010-2011). Since October 2011 he has been reassigned in Athens, Greece. He has been part of UNHCR missions to Turkey, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Thailand, Sudan, Lebanon, Jordan, Bahrain and Kenya. Petros Mastakas worked for the Greek National Youth Foundation (1997) and the National School of Public Administration (1998-99) while he held the positions of Director at the Greek Council for Refugees (2003-2004) and Senior Legal Officer with the International Catholic Migration Commission-ICMC (Jan.- Sept 2011).
Petros Mastakas has published research work, compilation of texts and interventions in conferences and workshops in the fields of International Human Rights Law, Refugee Law as well as Multilateral Parliamentary Diplomacy.