Lenka has led our organization strategically and executively since 2002. She stood at the beginning of its transformation to a Slovak organization, has taken part in all milestone program activities and has led projects of technical assistance to NGOs, corporate philanthropy and volunteering.
Lenka SurotchakExecutive Director
Pavel strategically leads programs aimed at strengthening non-governmental organizations, corporate philanthropy and corporate social responsibility.
Pavel HricaProgram Director
+421917 429 983
Ivana has more than five years’ experience in global and development education. Initially, she coordinated the program on development education at universities in the Pontis Foundation. Since March 2011, she has led the democratisation and development cooperation program.
Ivana RaslavskáPrograme Director
0917 429 981
Monika administrates the workgroup ENGAGE and coordinates the common activities of corporate volunteering carried out under the Our City label. She supports the development of individual philanthropy in Slovakia via the Great Country program. She also focuses on the identification of fundraising opportunities and on the coordination of fundraising activities.
Monika SmolováProgram Director
+421 948 333 026
Michal leads a responsible entrepreneurship pillar and is executive director of the Business Leaders Forum, association of responsible companies. Within this pillar, he co-organizes an international event on responsible entrepreneurship, the CEE CSR Summit. He is a certified trainer for the GRI Training Course and is in charge of auditing reports about corporate social responsibility through GRI directives.
Michal KiššaProgram Director
+421 917 42 99 85
Anka leads an individual philanthropy and donation pillar, which includes the Great Country and the Heart for Children programs.
Anka PodlesnáProgram Director
Gabika leads our Foundation financially. She is responsible for the effective and transparent utilisation of acquired resources in accordance with legislative norms and applicable laws.
Gabika ZúbrikováFinancial Director
+421 917 429 982
Daniela is responsible for the management of the Pontis Foundation’s offices.
Daniela SnyderOffice Manager
Slávka is responsible for the financial reports of projects mainly financed from the European Commission and for the compliance of our financial processes with the norms of donors.
Slavomíra HvizdošováFinancial Manager
Martina is an inherent member of the financial department in the Pontis Foundation. She is responsible for accounting, wages and taxes in the Pontis Foundation.
Adriana has worked in the Pontis Foundation since June 2015. She is responsible for the financial reporting of projects in the department of democratisation and development cooperation abroad.
Adriana PetrováFinancial Manager
+421 911 111 837
Simona has worked in the Pontis Foundation since September 2011. She was responsible for the organization of the Development and Democracy conference. Since autumn 2015, she has been coordinating the PR strategy of the Foundation. She is also responsible for the management of communication with the external environment and for building up relations with the press on international topics. She administrates the Foundation’s web and Facebook pages.
Simona GembickáPR Manager
+421 903 619 549
Zuzana SchalekováPR coordinator
Ondrej coordinates the Endowment Fund of Slovak Power Plants and the Fund for Transparent Slovakia. He also prepares the Corporate Philanthropy Forum and is engaged in the development of the education topic in Slovakia.
Ondrej GalloProgram Manager
Veronika participates in the coordination of the Lenovo, Accenture and Honeywell endowment funds through which the Pontis Foundation supports anticorruption projects and organizations focusing on children and young people with autism in the area of education.
Veronika GilanováProgram Coordinator
+421 918 885 001
Ľubka is responsible for the Kia Motors Slovakia and dm drogerie markt endowment funds. She communicates with applicants, prepares documents for evaluation and is responsible for the allocation and control of grant resources. Her hobbies include hiking, handmade crafts and law studies.
Ľubica ChnapkováProgram Coordinator
0918 522 554
Juraj is responsible for the Telekom Endowment Fund established by the Pontis Foundation, which focuses on long term support of the hearing-impaired community.
Juraj RéckyProgram Coordinator
+421 911 463 610
Norbert manages endowment funds and coordinates grant programs. Thanks to these, we can support non-governmental organizations in Slovakia in their activities and in institutional development. In addition, he is responsible for offering companies consultation in measuring the efficiency of community investments using the Standard Community Investment method (London Benchmarking Model). Every year, he prepares an annual report about the sustainability of the non-profit sector in Slovakia (CSO Sustainability Index).
Norbert MaurProgram Manager
+421 918 778 780
Radana Deščíkováprogramová koordinátorka
+ 421 918 580 097
Slávka is a member of a team which helps to develop responsible entrepreneurship in Slovakia. She administrates activities of the Business Leaders Forum association and participates in the realisation of projects focused on sustainable transport and responsible consumption. She is editor-in-chief of the bimonthly BLF Newsletter on responsible entrepreneurship and editor of the website ZodpovednePodnikanie.sk.
Slavomíra UrbanováProgram Coordinator
+421 948 688 879
Tatiana Čaplováprojektová koordinátorka
+421 948 333 028
Radka is member of a team which helps to develop responsible entrepreneurship in Slovakia. She administrates activities of the Business Leaders Forum association and she participates in the organization of events on responsible entrepreneurship.
Radka JurčákováProgram Coordinator
+421 902 098 483
Tatiana focuses on the program supporting civil society in the Western Balkans and in the Eastern Partnership countries. In Kosovo, Belarus and Georgia she coordinates projects which connect the non-governmental sector with state institutions and the private sector. She is also responsible for capacity building projects of NGOs and the analytical community in the field of advocacy activities and public policy.
Tatiana ŽilkováProgram Manager
+421 915 847 691
Jakub started working for the Pontis Foundation as financial assistant. Since January 2010, he has worked on a project aimed at developing IT in local schools and communities in Kenya. In addition to these activities, he is also responsible for the project of building responsible entrepreneurship in Belarus.
Jakub ŠimekProgram Manager
Ivana started to work for the Pontis Foundation in September 2014, after she volunteered in the soteICT project in Kenya. Currently, she is a program coordinator of this project, working on strengthening Slovak-Kenyan cooperation and training companies at high schools in Kenya. Since autumn 2015, she has also become engaged in development education projects.
Ivana UličnáProgram Coordinator
+421 908 154 061
Veronika Konečnáprogram coordinator
+421 917 965 277
Katarína is a member of the Heart for Children team. She has participated in the program since the beginning of 2012. It is the important charity project of Nový Čas Daily which helps children in need, including the disabled as well as socially handicapped. Katarina is responsible in particular for a specific communication and contracts, external relations and the expert evaluation of applications.
Katarína TurčanováProgram Manager
+421 948 232 847
Judita coordinates the grant program of the Tesco Foundation. She assists with the coordination of the Fund for Transparent Slovakia and the endowment funds of Telekom and Slovak Power Plants. She communicates with organizations, schools, municipalities and helps them with the administration of grants. She also contributes to the running of the Heart for Children project.
Judita MajerováProgram Coordinator
+421 944 165 467
Alexandra has been at the Pontis Foundation since 2012 and she is a member of the Heart for Children team. She is responsible for the first contact with applicants via the info line 0948 479 350 and email address email@example.com and for covering stories on the website www.srdcepredeti.sk.
Alexandra KopáčováProgram Coordinator
+421 948 479 350
Marek Chalányprogram coordinator
Veronika is a member of the charity project Heart for Children. She is responsible for processing the applications and necessary documents which we receive daily from families. She is the first point of contact for families and she also helps with communication on social networks.
Veronika KočišováProgram Coodinator
Sandra helps to develop the Great Country program and individual donations initiative. In her free time she works for the Vnútroblok platform which experiments with the public space in Bratislava and with the engagement of civil society.
Sandra ŠtasselováProgram Coordinator
Monika leads the Heads are Helping program which involves people from companies in solving societal issues in the form of pro bono services for non-profit organizations. She coordinates a pilot project in cooperation with the international organization Ashoka, a support network for social innovators.
Monika BroškováProgram Manager
+421 917 889 790
Marek co-organizes the biggest event in corporate volunteering called Our Town as well as the spring and the autumn clothes collection, together with the Engage workgroup. He also coordinates projects of individual corporate volunteering.
Marek RichterProgram Coordinator
0918 595 999
Barbora participates in the coordination of endowment funds of KIA Motors Slovakia, Accenture, PWC and West Slovak Energy, through which the Foundation supports organizations focusing on education, pensioners, people starting their own businesses and the disabled and socially disadvantaged groups of people. She is also responsible for the Lenovo fund which concentrates its supportive activities on children and young people with autism.
Barbora PálešováProgram Coordinator
+421 918 595 909
Dominika Horňákováprogram coordinator
+ 421 917 260 899
Martina has worked for the Pontis Foundation since December 2015. She helps with the realization of the pro bono volunteering program Heads are Helping, and with connecting social innovators in cooperation with the international organization Ashoka.
Martina KolesárováProgram Coordinator
+421 907 516 852
Maroš leads the Pontis Foundation and coordinates the Techsoup and Material Donations programs.