Dr. Naďa Kovalčíková is a program manager and fellow at the Alliance for Securing Democracy in GMF’s Brussels office. While working on ASD’s European outreach, she focuses also on transatlantic cooperation, NATO, EU – U.S. relations and emerging security challenges. She analyses information operations, efforts to counter disinformation and other threats to democracy. She has developed her expertise through working at NATO, European Parliament, French and Canadian embassies, American Field Service and several NGO and think thank projects in Belgium, Canada, France and Slovakia. Naďa Kovalčíková obtained her PhD. in international relations with a focus on security threats, and masters’ degrees in politics and government, European affairs and international economic relations. In addition to being a native speaker of Slovak, she is fluent in English and French, speaks Spanish and has a basic knowledge of German. Her most recent publication which she has co-authored is “The ASD European Policy Blueprint For Countering Authoritarian Interference in Democracies”.