Jakub Janda (@_JakubJanda) is Executive Director of the European Values Center for Security Policy in Prague. He specializes in the response of democratic states to hostile disinformation and influence operations. He is Associate Fellow at the Slovak Security Policy Institute and a regular contributor for the Atlantic Council. He serves as a member of the Editorial Board of the expert portal AntiPropaganda.sk and is a proud member of Active Reserves of the Czech Armed Forces.
In 2016 – 2017, he was tasked by Czech security and intelligence institutions to consult on a chapter related to the “Influence of Foreign Powers” in an audit of national security conducted by the Czech government, where he previously was involved in the Czech policy shift on this issue. Since 2015, he has been asked to provide briefings or trainings in more than 20 countries. Since 2019, he has served as a member of the Programming Board of the Centre Anne de Kyiv. He previously worked for the humanitarian agency ADRA International and for a member of the Czech Parliament.