Roland Ferkovics joined the Democracy Institute (DI) as the Co-Manager and Project Officer of Roma Civil Monitor 2021-2025. His responsibilities comprise various aspects such as project management, coordination, communication and provision of strategical inputs.
Previously, Roland worked at the Roma Education Fund as the Policy and Advocacy Officer also worked for OSCE, ERRC and OSJI as consultant regarding Roma inclusion issues. He was a researcher in the work of Columbia University and Penn State University on the topic of Roma electoral behavior and representation. In 2016 he has been appointed by the US Embassy to Budapest to the German Marshall Fund (GMF) of the United States Transatlantic Inclusion Leaders Network as a representative as well as awarded with a GMF alumni action project.
Roland holds an MA degree from the Central European University Department of Political Science and a BA degree in Political Science from the University of Szeged.