Bernada has joined the Chamber in 2018. She is currently holding a position of a Visiting Research Fellow at the KU Leuven in preparation for her PhD studies. She also holds two Master's degrees, first in Political Science by the University of Zagreb, where she majored in International Affairs, Diplomacy and National Security. Second, by the Catholic University of Leuven in the Master of European Studies: Transnational and Global Perspectives (MAES) programme. As well, she obtained a diploma of political management at the New Bulgarian University. Prior to joining the BritCham Bernada worked for the Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies as their chief Events Manager, and as the Assistant to the Spokesman of the European People’s Party in Brussels. Previously she served as the Office Executive for European Democratic Students, and worked as an External Consultant with MIR Consulting in Croatia, she also served as Secretary General and International Secretary of the SO HSS in Zagreb. Bernada speaks Croatian, English, German and French.