Veronika Jursová Prachárová

Director, researcher

She has been involved with the SGI since 2015 and her main research interests are access to information, rule of law, and anticorruption policies. She graduated from Comenius University in Bratislava in 2014 with the degree in Political Science with final thesis on the subject of the inderdependence in energy relations between Lithuania and Russia. Currently, she is working there on her PhD. research on the politics of surveillance. During her studies she spent one semester as an exchange student at Mykolas Romeris University in Vilnius, Lithuania where she also conducted a qualitative research on energy policy of Lithuania. She published in the area of energy policy in Geopolitics Journal. Before joining SGI she worked for think tank Alfa as analyst with specialization on defense and security issues, cybersecurity, access to information, and public procurement. In 2015 she was a member of a research team conducting Rapid Social Survey of the impact of construction of D4 highway and R7 expressway on vulnerable groups for The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.