Eszter Matyas graduated from Political Science at Central European University and Eotvos Lorand University (ELTE) where she was mainly researching the field of environmental politics. She started her PhD program in environmental sciences at Central European University in September 2019. Her interest in nuclear energy led her to Energiaklub, where she performs the nuclear project management duties. She has published articles on the state of the environment in illiberal democracies and on the Russian influence on nuclear industry. Together with colleagues she has a radio show on environmental issues. She is a member of an investigative journalist team on a mission to reveal the problems of nuclear related issues in Hungary.