Deputy Executive Director
Dana Baschová served for more than ten years at the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs, most recently as Deputy Head of Mission to Austria (2014-2017), and as Deputy Head of Mission to Israel (2010-2013). She focused mainly on security policy and transatlantic relations, Central and Eastern Europe, and Visegrad Group cooperation. Furthermore, during her postings in Austria and Israel she developed and managed projects and cooperation in topics such as security, but also science, technology and innovation.
Previously, she worked with People in Need Organization (2004-2005), one of the most influential NGOs in Central and Eastern Europe. She headed the Cuban Department of its Human Rights Section. Between 1998 and 2006, she was a member of various OSCE Election or EU Monitoring Missions to the Balkans and Latin America.
Dana Baschová graduated from the Faculty of Social Sciences (Charles University Prague) with a master’s degree in International Area Studies/German and Austrian Studies.