Ilona Kish is the director of the Public Libraries 2020 Programme. Ms Kish is responsible for strategic guidance and management of the Programme. She manages the RWF Brussels team, the Advisory group and other strategic relationships within the Programme. She is currently serving on the Governing board for the Coalition for Digital Jobs and Skills hosted by the European Commission:
Ilona Kish previously served as Secretary General of Culture Action Europe, a European Umbrella association promoting arts and cultural associations across Europe. She has extensive experience advocating towards the EU institutions and running awareness-raising campaigns, as well as a thorough working knowledge of both the operational and political functions of the various EU institutions.