Marie Nemcova, Chief Operating Officer, has over 20 years’ experience in media and international development. Marie was program director in the Open Society Fund Prague (OSFP) from 1994 to 1998, managing several large-scale regional and national development initiatives. She joined MDIF in Prague in 1996, taking on responsibility for MDIF’s international and Prague-based operations, and assisting with development issues and strategic partnerships. From 1987 to 1994, whilst working at the Czech Agricultural University, Marie coordinated international development projects for USAID, the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the European Union. She has an MA in Economics and Management from Prague’s Czech Agricultural University. She is based in Prague.