Leila Bičakčić is one of the founding members of the organization, which is modelled on US non-profit media agencies. Her remit includes financial and administrative management, donor collaboration, planning, designing and coordinating CIN-implemented projects, and reporting. A special focus of Leila’s work is on finding models of sustainable organization and new business models in the BiH context, the transition from traditional media to new digital models and the convergence of media content. A Sarajevo native, she studied basic physics and economics at the Sarajevo University.
Mirza Avdić joined the Center for Investigative Journalism in November 2021 as a project associate. He worked in several international and domestic organizations on education, social protection, and environmental protection projects. He was born in Tuzla, where he graduated from the Faculty of Science.
Aleksandra Zelić joined CIN in 2012 and works as a financial manager and project assistant. A Sarajevo native, she has many years of experience in finances and project management cycles. Prior to CIN she worked as and administrative and financial staffer at the Canadian embassy in Sarajevo for nine years.
Damir Salihbašić joined CIN in September 2018 as office manager. He was born in Doboj in 1980. He holds an engineering degree in agriculture and food production and has acquired extensive experience in office management in several private firms.