Arune Kontautaite joined EHRN in 2015. Arune holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy and a Bachelor’s degree in English and Literature. Prior to joining EHRN, for over 10 years she worked as an Account Director for public relations companies in Lithuania and before that as foreign affairs as well as communications specialist in the Parliament of the Republic of Lithuania.
Responsibilities: Arune is responsible for campaigns and communications to increase the effectiveness of advocacy and technical support in the areas of harm reduction sustainability and enabling policy environment. She also develops funding proposals, maintains relationships with donors and partners, and represents EHRN at international and regional events.