Andrei Petre-Melinte (ROU)
Member of Chief Adjudicators' Panel

Andrei Petre-Melinte (ROU)

Andrei started debating 14 years ago, and at the beginning he would be losing most of his matches. He committed to improving, and went on to win 3 international tournaments, advanced to the semifinals of the WUDC 2016, and to coach various teams who won top competitions. Andrei studied law at the University of Exeter....
Joram Wijnstra (NLD)
Member of Chief Adjudicators' Panel

Joram Wijnstra (NLD)

Joram started his relationship with Heart of Europe in 2017 when he participated as a debater during the Tournament. In 2018, he came back to adjudicate every round of Heart of Europe. Last year, in 2019, he joined the CAP team for the first time and this year he is coming back! Joram is a...
Jaya Majumder (IND)
Member of Chief Adjudicators' Panel

Jaya Majumder (IND)

Jaya Majumder a born Indian, a passionate debater from her school and college days. She is a student at heart and an English teacher by profession for the last 22 years. Currently, she is working at DPS Modern Indian School, Doha, Qatar. She is a trained debate coach and adjudicator who participated in various debate...
Gladston Thomson (BMU)
Member of Chief Adjudicators' Panel

Gladston Thomson (BMU)

When at the World Schools Debate Tournament in Canada in the early 90’s, I became captivated with the art of debate. This forces me to reflect on what caused me to become so engaged in debate, as I have been fully dedicated to debating ever since.   Was it the ease in which the students...
Laura Krawczyk (POL)
Head of Chief Adjudicators' Panel

Laura Krawczyk (POL)

Laura has a multinational personality and doesn’t believe in being tied down to country-specific stereotypes. She has graduated with multiple law degrees and is currently working within the legal field – facts she might mention once or twice. Apart from the legal and political spheres, she enjoys yoga, and running around making sure everything is...
Adam Hradil (CZE)
Assistant Tabulation Officer & IT Officer

Adam Hradil (CZE)

Adam is a 20 years old Computer science student born in Prostejov, Czechia. He took part in Czech Debate Club at his school and has attended many CDS debating tournaments. His main hobbies are programming, music and student participation in Czechia. He also took part in the Czech High School Union, where he was organising...
Ovidiu Damian (ROU)
Head Tabulation Officer

Ovidiu Damian (ROU)

Ovidiu Damian is a 3rd year student at the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca and works as an engineer. He is always over-enthusiastic about maths, describing things numerically, and breaking barriers between humans and computers. Ovidiu’s initiation into the debating community started in the heart of Transylvania where he was adjudicating a final in Turda’s Salt...
Jakub Kadlec (CZE)
Co-Chief Organiser/Finance/Visa

Jakub Kadlec (CZE)

Co-chief Organiser Jakub Kadlec is involved in organising Heart of Europe since 2008. His role in the Czech Debate Society is as the Head of Executive Board and these days he is more involved in bureaucracy than organising events, adjudicating debates or lecturing at workshops. He works in the private sector, therefore the debate society...