Before joining Media Defence in 2021, Olga spent four years working as a case-processing lawyer at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg. She holds an LLM degree in Human Rights Law from the Queen Mary University of London. She has worked for the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). She had been a judge at the Oxford University Monroe E.Price Media Law Moot Court Competition dealing with issues of digital privacy and freedom of expression online, liability of intermediaries, and content regulation.
Olga conducted training on Journalism in the Digital Age for young journalists in the M100 Young European Journalists Workshop, which is part of the renowned annual international media conference M100 Sanssouci Colloquium taking place annually in Berlin. She is an alumna of the Oxford Internet Institute Leadership Academy, and served as a member of the Council of Europe Working Group on development of an online teaching course on cybercrime.