Iva Merheim-Eyre represents Czech humanitarian organization People in Need in the consortium implementing SMARTER Finance for Families. She and her colleagues are responsible for Energy Poverty research & advocacy. She is a Research Fellow of the Association for International Affairs (AMO) and a C4E Forum Ambassador for Bosnia and Herzegovina. Her professional focus is in the field of democracy support and sustainable development challenges in CEE countries. She graduated in Law at the Charles University and Political Science at the Masaryk University.