2018 – now
Senior Communications Officer, Victim Support Europe
As Senior communications officer at VSE, Marina Kazakova is responsible for strategic communications planning, knowledge dissemination and outreach to the key audiences that we seek to influence. Before joining VSE in 2018, Marina served as Communications Officer at the European Association of Institutions in Higher Education (EURASHE) and as Journalist at the Word Magazine, Brussels. A newsperson at heart, Marina sees storytelling as the binding thread in her career.
Marina is equipped with a master’s degree in public relations from the State Linguistic University of Nizhny Novgorod, complemented by an advanced Master in Transmedia from Sint-Lukas Brussel. Notably, she holds a Doctorate in Arts from KU Leuven/LUCA School of Arts, underscoring her commitment to academic excellence and interdisciplinary perspectives.
Beyond her professional and academic accomplishments, Marina is an active member of INSL, the International Network for the Study of Lyric, a clearinghouse of information on current advances in the study of poetic theory.