Program Associate | Washington, DC

Hannah has an academic background in linguistics and politics. She provides administrative support to the Beacon project and conducts research focusing on Russian media coverage of current events.

Junior Program Officer | Brussels

Iva has over 6 years of professional experience in democracy support and sustainable development. With a background in Law and Political Science, she provides programmatic support focused on the V4 and Balkans.

Senior Director, Transatlantic Strategy | Washington, DC
Jan Surotchak joined IRI in 1994. Currently, Surotchak oversees IRI regional programming focusing on the key threats to the alliance of democratic societies in the Transatlantic space.
Resident Program Director | Brussels
Joanna Rohozińska has been engaged in programs in Europe and Eurasia for 20 years, living and working in several countries in the region. She holds a graduate degree in Russian and European history from the University of Toronto where she focused on nationalism and foreign policy issues within the Russian and Soviet Empires.
Regional Coordinator for the Baltics | Riga
Krišjānis has a background in politics, research and IT, previously working for the European and Latvian Parliaments. He has conducted research on digital communication, economics and youth.
Program Officer | Washington, DC
Samuel’s work focuses on European political party strengthening. He is the executive producer of IRI’s podcast Global, which amplifies expert voices from around the world on democracy issues.