The team of project managers is led by the Central Europe Coordinator and the Deputy Statutory Eva Havelková

Since 2017 Eva serves as Central European Coordinator of EPIC Non-profit organisation in Bratislava, Slovakia. She is responsible for two EPIC offices – in Bratislava Slovakia and in Prague, Czech republic.

Eva graduated from Sociology at Comenius University in Slovakia, where she obtained later also her PhD degree. She worked and lived in Switzerland and in the U.S..

In 2016 she lead the Slovak Presidency of the Council of the eu within the Slovak Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Family of the Slovak republic.

During her career she has done extensive work at the United Nations as a Programme Analyst of United Nations Fund for Women for 17 countries of the Central and Eastern Europe. Eva served also as Diplomat in Geneva at the Permanent Mission of the Slovak Republic to the United Nations in Switzerland. Since 2006 she has been providing regular lectures on sociological topics, social issues and gender in various university/colleges in the United States of Amerika. For one year she served as Loaned Executive at United Way for a Greater Chattanooga in Chattanooga, TN in the U.S.

Eva has been serving as a national expert and analyst for gender, while she has written analyses and projects funded by the European Commission/Union. Eva has been involving a long time to violence against children and women and spent several long-term study visits in the United States. Eva worked also as a advisor to a Prime Minister of Slovakia, as well as to a Deputy Prime Minister for Economy of the Slovak government.


Kristína Gašparovičová, project manager

Kristina finished her studies of international management at Comenius University in Bratislava. She had also received a Double Master from the University of Lorraine in Nancy, Fance.

In 2015, she got a blue-book traineeship in project and financial management sector at EASME, European Commission in Brussels. After the traineeship, she continued working as project assistant, therefore developped further skills within the organizations such as Stantec or IMI Brussels. In 2017, she started working as project manager at the organization ClientEarth in Brussels. She was coordinating one of the LIFE projects.

In 2018, she had been granted temporary working visa to Australia. She lived in Melbourne for a year and had been working in private sector while supporting daily administrative tasks and projects. After this experience, the right timing brought her back to Slovakia to the non-profit organization EPIC, where she currently works as project manager.



Eva Joudová

Eva studied English and Spanish at Comenius University in Bratislava and completed a one-year study stay in Madrid, Spain through the Erasmus program. During her studies at the university, she collaborated with the non-profit organization of contemporary dance Nový Priestor, for which she was preparing an EVS project.

After her studies, she worked for various corporate companies and in the world of travel/hotel industry, later she worked for one translation agency as an internal translator, After this experience, she decided to translate as a freelance translator. As a EPIC team member Eva enjoys broadening her horizons.


Tomas Gago – project manager EPIC ASIST z.ú. Czech republic

Tomas is a Slovak citizen living and working in Czech Republic. He graduated from several universities in Slovakia and Hungary majoring in Business administration, Political Science and International Relations.  He possesses almost twenty years of experience in a domain of EU affairs, evaluations, fundraising for NGO sector, and management as well as membership in various national and international projects. During his almost twenty-year working engagement , he was active  in various projects for private, public and NGO sector in fields such as education, research and science , revitalisation of historical sites, entrepreneurship and innovation, social economy, care for seniors, agriculture etc.



Statutory Representative, General Manager International Services, EPIC Assist
Warrick Harold Staveley

Board of Directors

  • Brother Donald Campbell – President of the Board of Directors
  • Michael Eastgate – Member
  • Bill Gamack – Member (CEO of EPIC Assist)

All members of the Board of EPIC non-profit organization are also members of the Board of Directors of EPIC Assist.