Agnese Koligina-Balode is the Executive Director of BHRS and supervises its operations and projects. Agnese’s field of expertise is the administration of international multi-disciplinary projects. She also has vast experience in advocacy gained through active participation and representation of NGOs and industries at national and European level. Agnese has previously worked as a Manager of the Administrative Manual Secretariat at UNESCO in Paris, and a Head of Legal Support Division at the leading Latvian mobile network operator LMT. She holds master’s degrees in international administration and law from the Pantheon-Sorbonne University in Paris and the University of Latvia.