BIRN Hub People


Azra Alihodžić

Financial Assistant

Azra Alihodzic studied at economics at the University of Sarajevo and joined BIRN HUB in August 2014.

Dušica L. Štilić

Regional Operations Coordinator
BICCED Programme Manager

Drawing on the experience she gained in several large international organisations, Dusica contributes to the smooth operations of BIRN's regional organisation.

Emma Krstic

Social Media Editor

Emma joined BIRN as Social Media Editor in 2015 after relocating from London where she had been working as a Digital Editor for a content marketing agency with a broad range of clients across the lifestyle, business and travel sectors.

Filip Rudić


Filip Rudic is a reporter from Belgrade who has worked in journalism since 2012.

Gordana Andrić

Balkan Insight and Belgrade Insight Managing Editor
Serbia Correspondent for Balkan Insight

Gordana is an experienced journalist with in-depth knowledge of the politics and economy of the Balkan countries.

Gordana Igrić

Regional Network Director

Gordana is the founder of the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN) and currently serves as the Regional Network Director.

Jelena Ćosić

Project Coordinator, BIRN Summer School of Investigative Reporting

With a strong background in journalism, Jelena Cosic has worked as the Project Coordinator for BIRN's Summer School of Investigative Reporting for the last three years.

Larisa Rankovic

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Joined BIRN Hub in February 2016. She is responsible for the monitoring and evaluation of BIRN programs across the region, and for ensuring that BIRN Network’s activities result in the achievement of intended outputs and outcomes.

Lawrence Marzouk


He leads cross-border teams of journalists, deploying huge volumes of Freedom of Information requests, scraping and old fashioned reporting tricks to delve into high-level corruption in the Balkans.

Maida Selmanović

Finacial Officer

Maida has years of experience in commercial business and financial work.

Marcus Tanner

Editor, Balkan Insight

Marcus Tanner is Editor at Balkan Insight

Marija Ristić

Balkan Transitional Justice, Serbia Correspondent

A reporter with experience at a variety of publications, Marija joined BIRN’s Balkan Transitional Justice initiative in February 2012 as a journalist and reporter covering Serbia.

Marina Radenković

Programme Coordinator, Regional Reporting on Transitional Justice Issues

Marina joined the BIRN team as coordinator of the Balkan Transitional Justice project.

Matthew Collin

Editor, Balkan Transitional Justice

Matthew Collin is a journalist, broadcaster and author who has worked as a foreign correspondent for the BBC, Al Jazeera and Agence France-Presse.

Natalija Ostojic

Regional Capacity Building Coordinator

Natalija joined BIRN Hub in October 2014 as a Regional Capacity Building Coordinator.

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