Staff

Stockholm | Belgrade | Pristina | Sarajevo | Tirana

Head Office Stockholm (Sweden)


Anders L. Pettersson, Executive Director

Pia Dreborg, Office Assistant


Legal Department


John Stauffer, Legal Director and Deputy Executive Director

Annika Åkerberg, Senior Legal Adviser

Aida Samani, Legal Adviser

Tilda Pontén, Legal Adviser

Adrian Forsgren, Legal Adviser

Siri Hedmalm, Junior Legal Adviser


Communications Department


Maria Granefelt, Communications Director

Catrin Söderberg, Strategic Communications Officer

Isabel Verner, Press and Communications Officer

Louise Myrseth, Press and Communications Officer

Miriam Limås-Kollberg, Press and Communications Officer

Emmy Blad Jokinen, Strategic Digital Communications Officer


Fundraising Department


Anna Magnard, Development Director

Alex Lange, International Development Officer

Johan Harlén, Development Officer

Mikael Ehrlington, Development Officer (on leave)


Finance Department


Karin Ancker, Chief Financial Officer

Annika Melbing, Financial Assistant

Helen Gustavsson, Business Controller

Lena Fredriksson, Business Controller


Human Rights Defenders at Risk Department


Marcin de Kaminski, Programme Director

Peter Öholm, Chief Security Officer

Martin L. Fällman, Protection Officer

Zinaida Muradova, Protection Officer

Anna Pettersson Nulu, Innovation and Community Officer

Annica Renberg, Project Manager Defenders’ Days

Joanna Hellström, Programme Officer

Naomi Eissinger, Programme Officer


Africa Department


Gabrielle Gunneberg, Programme Director

Mesfin Negash, Senior Programme Officer

Aklile Solomon, Programme Officer


Eurasia Department


Ana Furtuna, Eurasia Programme Director (on leave)

Goran Miletic, Acting Eurasia Programme Director

Michael Runey, Senior Programme Officer

Lia Hen, Programme Administrator

Alexander Sjödin, Programme Officer

Cecilia Rosing, Programme Officer (on leave)

Inna Bukshtynovich, Programme Officer (on leave)

Muzaffar Suleymanov, Programme Officer


Latin America Department


Erik Jennische, Latin America Programme Director

María Pía Alvira, Programme Officer


Asia Department


For more information, please contact asia@crd.org


Europe Department


Field Office Belgrade (Serbia)


Goran Miletic, Europe Programme Director

Ivana Randjelovic, Senior Programme Officer

Filip Perunicic, Financial Controller

Damjan Zdravev, Programme Officer

Neda Zivanovic, Programme Officer (on leave)

Milos Stankovic, Regional Programme Assistant

Najra Isakovic, Regional Programme Assistant

Philip Merrell, Communications Officer


Field Office Brussels (Belgium)


Tommaso Nodari, Programme Officer


Field Office Pristina (Kosovo)


Sarah Maliqi, Programme Officer

Njomza Mala Halilaj, Administrative and Project Assistant


Field Office Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina)


Ena Bavcic, Programme Officer

Bojana Vasić, Project Assistant


Field Office Tirana (Albania)


Damjan Zdravev, Programme Officer (based in Belgrade)

Megi Reçi, Project Assistant