About Us

B&K Agency is a team of strategists, policy analysis, and legal experts ready to assist organizations in understanding policy frameworks and lead thought-out campaigns to make an impact.

Meet our experts who will strive to find solutions to your problems.

Julia Kril
Executive Director

Julia Kril is a co-founder and an Executive Director at B&K Agency.

Julia specializes in public relations and strategic communications. She has extensive experience with grassroots organizations and NGOs, working on activism and policy campaigns. At B&K Agency, Julia is committed to helping businesses and non-profit organizations make a positive impact in society.

Julia holds a BA in law and is pursuing her master’s degree in political science.

Luca Bertoletti
Government Affairs Director

Luca Bertoletti is co-founder and Government Affairs Director at B&K Agency.

He is an expert on European governance and policymaking and is a registered lobbyist at the European Parliament. In his work, he specializes in telecommunications, the digital single market, intellectual property, and cyberspace.

Luca holds a degree in Economics and Political Science from the  University of Milan and is an IHS alumnus. He has previously worked for an Italian political party and served as development officer for several non-profits.

Nazlican Kanmaz
Research Director

Nazlican Kanmaz is the Research Director at B&K Agency. Nazlican has worked for non-profit organizations in Turkey, Germany, the UK, and the Netherlands. She is experienced in political consulting and brand strategy for creative agencies and has been a certified Council of Europe trainer and facilitator for four years.

Nazlican speaks Turkish and English and holds a master’s degree in Philosophy of the Social Sciences at the London School of Economics and Political Sciences.

Themis Sakellariou
Growth and Development Manager at B&K Agency

Themis is the Growth and Development Manager at B&K Agency.

Themis specializes in NGO growth consulting, and also works in the non-profit marketing sector. She has significant experience in organizing conferences and art events/ exhibitions.

Themis holds a BSc in History and Philosophy of Science from NKUA, a postgraduate diploma in Sustainable Development from Sussex University, and she is a postgraduate student in Philosophy of Law at the Law School of Athens.

Mariam Gogolishvili

Strategist, CIS Coordinator

Mariam Gogolishvili is a Strategist at B&K Agency.

Mariam worked for several news agencies as a reporter specializing in international politics. She is skilled in press reporting and copy editing with a commitment to research and writing. Mariam is an expert in political campaigning, having worked with several NGOs, activist groups, and grassroots movements in the South Caucasus region and across Europe.

Mariam speaks English, Russian, and French and holds Bachelor’s degree focused on political science and governance from the Free University of Tbilisi.

Federico Brion
Legal Consultant

Federico Brion is a Legal Consultant at B&K Agency.

Federico Brion graduated in law form the University of Bologna. Passionate about technology and issues related to digital innovation and technology, Federico covers the issues of intellectual property on contracting of digital platforms, as well as civil and real estate law.

Federico is also a junior fellow at Competere Institute in Rome.