Cora Moțoc is the co-Founder and currently a Board Member of the ProTECT Network, a federation reuniting 21 Romanian NGOs working in the field of anti-trafficking. Previously, she was the Country Executive Director of Justice & Care Romania Foundation, a British-Romanian charity fighting human trafficking and modern slavery, which she set up in Romania and led for four years, establishing and implementing the Victim Navigator Programme for end to-end assistance of victims repatriated post-trafficking in the UK  and around Europe.  

Until 2020, for almost a decade, she was a Senior Political Officer with the British Embassy in  Bucharest, leading on the Modern Slavery, Migration & Human Rights dossiers. Previously, she  worked as an Adviser with the Sustainable Development Unit in the Prime-Minister’s Office, a de partment designed to implement The Prince of Wales’s rural sustainability initiatives in Romania. Cora started her professional carreer in the third sector, as a Program Coordinator of the Konrad  Adenauer Foundation’s Rule of Law Program for South-East Europe and as an activist with Active Watch Media Monitoring, a watchdog human rights organization working in the field of media  freedom.  

Cora is a graduate of the Political Science Department at the University of Bucharest and spent one  academic year in the USA on a Department of State scholarship.  

She obsessively believes in the power and value of education. Her other interests are good gover nance and the good society, civic literacy and engagement, social justice, and the recent history of  Central and Eastern Europe  

She is a fellow of the 2008 ASPEN Young Leaders Program. In 2020, H.M. the Queen Elizabeth II  of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland appointed Cora a Member of the  Royal Victorian Order (MVO).