Martina Hrvolova is a Program Officer for Eastern Europe at the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) since 2016. She concentrates on responses to global strategic threats, economic misconceptions, responsible economic policies, authoritarian capital, and private sector leadership in advancing democracy and markets in Central & Eastern Europe as well as in the Balkans. Previously, Hrvolova served as a human rights expert for the Slovak Foreign Service from 2005 to 2010, and during that time she was posted to the Slovak Missions to NATO and EU in Brussels, Belgium, primarily advising on public affairs, NATO Partnerships, EU Enlargement and Western Balkans.
Prior to that, she served as the Executive Secretary of the Slovak Chairmanship of the Council of Europe. She has earned her LLM in International and Comparative Law from the George Washington University Law School in Washington, DC, and her Ph.D. in European Civil Law from the Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia. Hrvolova also previously spent time volunteering through OSCE election observation missions in Eastern Europe and the Balkans. She speaks Slovak, English, Czech, French, and Russian.