Our small and hardworking team works on advocacy and our projects to showcase the potential of Europe’s public libraries to policymakers.
Ilona Kish, Director
Ilona is a Library Avenger. As Director of Public Libraries 2030, she aims to create a stronger European library sector through EU advocacy and network building. A former Secretary General of Culture Action, Ilona has extensive experience in EU advocacy and campaigning, as well as a thorough working knowledge of both the operational and political functions of EU institutions.
‘I am not exaggerating when I say Ilona is known by more library advocates in the EU than any person alive. She is connected to absolutely everyone based in Brussels and a true library champion.’
Jessica Dorr, Deputy Director,
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Tiana Zignani, Programme Officer
Tiana is a graduate from the University of Edinburgh and La Sorbonne-Nouvelle Paris III. She joined the team in May 2019 as Communications Assistant. Tiana manages the social media networks for PL2030, contributes to PL2030’s work in EU-funded projects, and coordinates the flagship event, Generation Code: Born at the Library.