Karen Eastwood is the Principal of the British International School Bratislava and has been working in Slovakia since 2013. The British International School is part of the Global Nord Anglia Education group and Karen has worked in their schools in Berlin German, Shanghai China, Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam and now here in Bratislava ,Slovakia. Karen is now permanently based here in Slovakia where she lives with her family in Pernek. Karen is passionate about keeping fit ,cycling and walking her chocolate Labrador.
Veronika is the Head of Communication and Campaigns at TESCO STORES SR, a.s., where she covers strategic issues related to media relations, colleague communication, government relations, and corporate social responsibility. At the same time, she is the manager of the Tesco Foundation. Veronika joined Tesco in November 2016 as Government Affairs and CSR Manager. Between 2011 and 2016, she held various positions in the state service, including the Head of European Affairs or Head of V4 Cooperation Section at the Ministry of Defence of the Slovak Republic.
Naďa is the Managing Director of Compass Group Slovakia. Besides her experience with leading local representation of multinational corporations, Naďa is UK educated HR and legal professional with the focus on People Management and Development and on the International Financial Corporate and Commercial Law. During her professional career she was responsible for corporate restructuring projects, outsourcing cases, M&As, crisis management and organisational turn- arounds.
Peter has over fifteen years of experience working for the Slovak government in the area of digitalization of society and public services, with responsibilities in the areas of internet governance, information security, IT standards etc., while also being an expert within creation of both European and national legislation related to digital environment. He has long experience as a member of various national and international committees and working groups as a Management Board member of ENISA or Slovakia’s government representative in the Government Advisory Committee to ICANN or European Multistakeholder Platform on ICT Standardization, to name just few. In the present, the main focus of his activities, in line with his employment, is mostly internet governance area.
Eduard is the Managing Associate of the law firm Vojčík & Partners and has been practicing law for more than 15 years. His specialization in legal expertise is mostly in the area of intellectual property and other fields of law, including negotiations and representation at courts . He has been teaching and giving lectures on various legal topics and has experience in teaching law as an assistant lecturer at the Faculty of Law in Košice and Trnava. Eduard is also a member of Kiwanis Club Košice which focuses mostly on projects helping children.