Jessie Hronešová currently manages the project portfolio for the Western Balkans for the London-based international development consultancy Aktis Strategy, with a special focus on radicalization, independent media and strategic communications.
Jessie has an ample experience with working in international development especially in the Balkans: she previously worked at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network in Sarajevo and Belgrade. In her research and doctoral work she has mostly focused on reparations, community-building and transitional justice in the former Yugoslavia from the perspective of victim and veteran associations. She authored several studies on identity politics (including Post-War Ethno-National Identities of Young People in Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2012) and retributive transitional justice in several academic journals. Prior to her doctoral studies, Jessie also conducted research into Euroscepticism and European identities for the Czech Academy of Sciences in Prague.