Tanja Hafner-Ademi holds an MA in International Relations and European Studies from the Central European University, Hungary. She has over 12 years of professional experience in managing projects on capacity-building and development of civil society in Enlargement countries. She has lead the Balkan Civil Society Development Network (BCSDN) since its beginning and acts currently as its Executive Director. She has actively participated to several global and European networks such as CIVICUS, CONCORG WG EPAN etc. and she currently acts as a Board member of TRAG Foundation (e.g. BCIF). She hasacted as expert or trainer to the EC or EU Delegations in Accession countries. Her areas of expertise include civil society development, EU integration process, cross-border cooperation and project development and management.