Vladimir Horvath is a lawyer and human rights activist, currently working as coordinator of the Strengthening Inter-Ethnic Political Discourse and Minority Inclusion program at the National Democratic Institute. He started his career at an international business law firm and moved on to work as an intellectual property lawyer in a bank. After this corporate experience, he worked as an intern at the European Commission’s Non-Discrimination and Roma Coordination Unit, an MP advisor, and joined the expert working group on Slovakia’s National Strategy for Human Rights Protection.