Marek Hojsik has managed the EC-funded initiatives “Roma Civil Monitor” (pilot project 2017-2020 and the current follow-up 2021-2025), implemented by CEU in 27 member states and involving more than 100 civil society organisations and activists.
Marek has more than 15 years of professional experience in Roma inclusion and social integration policies in non-governmental organisations and public administration institutions in Slovakia and Czechia. He worked for EC as expert on social inclusion, desegregation and EU Funds; between 2010 to 2012 he was Director General of the Social Development Fund, Slovakia. Between 2008 and 2016 he participated in the Open Society Institute’s programme “Making the Most EU Funds for Roma” in Slovakia and Czechia.
Marek is engaged in applied public policy research focused on social inclusion, social housing, de/segregation and EU funds. He is PhD candidate at the Department of Social Geography and Regional Development, Charles University, Prague.