Organisational structure

Team

Zuzana Dlugošová
president

She is a graduate of the Faculty of Law at the Comenius University in Bratislava. In her law practice, she has mainly dealt with instances of administrative and constitutional law, as well as representation in cases of violation of fundamental rights and freedoms. She has cooperated with several human rights organisations. In particular, she gained valuable experience as a lawyer for the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg. She has also worked as a Rule of Law Counsellor for the US Embassy. She has trained judges, prosecutors and senior judicial officials at the Judicial Academy in the areas of anti-discrimination regulation, international human rights protection mechanisms and the principles of judicial ethics. Since 2016, she has been teaching legal ethics at the Faculty of Law of Comenius University in Bratislava.

Matej Uhlík
vice-president

He studied political science at Comenius University in Bratislava and at the Central European University in Budapest. He supplemented his academic education and experience as a scholarship holder also during various foreign stays, for example in the USA, Norway and Iceland. He has gained experience in public administration in several ministries and offices and is also particularly close to cooperation with the non-governmental sector. Prior to his appointment to the position of Vice President, he worked at the Ministry of Justice of the Slovak Republic in its Analytical Centre, where he was involved in several research and development projects.

Natália Pindrochová
Director of Prevention and Communication Department

Natália studied international relations at the University of Economics in Bratislava. She completed her academic education in political science at the Vrije Universiteit in Brussels and gained experience in international relations during her internship at the Slovak Embassy in Cuba. Until 2013 she worked in marketing and PR for several private companies. After graduating, she joined the US Embassy as a media coordinator, later moving to the position of communications and public relations counsellor, where she worked for seven years. Her volunteer activities include development projects focusing on youth and strengthening value-based education.

Juraj Jando
Director of Legal Department

Juraj graduated from the Faculty of Law at the University of Trnava and completed a two-year study at the Institute of International Relations and Legal Comparative Studies at the Faculty of Law of Comenius University in Bratislava. In 2012, he joined the Office of the Public Defender of Rights, where he initially engaged in basic counselling for citizens. Later, he focused on the protection of the rights of persons deprived of their personal liberty and, after a three-year break when he worked in an international insurance company, he led a team dedicated to the protection of fundamental rights and freedoms.