Political scientist, foreign and security policy expert. He currently serves as Director of the Center for Diplomacy and Negotiation at Collegium Civitas, Senior Advisor at the Warsaw Security Forum and Pulaski Foundation, and President of Global Leader.PL, Polish Leadership Network.
As a member of the New Currents consortium, he focuses on advising governments, international organizations and think-tanks on issues of foreign and security policy, international conflicts and crises, institutional development. He has consulted for the EU, OSCE, UN, GMF, IPU, and UNDP among others.
Previously, he co-founded and served as the President of Expertise on Demand, a global experts network. He spent several years at the UN, at both UN Headquarters in New York and Geneva. He also worked as head of the political transition support project in Somalia, and on post-conflict governance, primarily in Africa and Middle East Regions, including response planning after the so-called ‘Arab Spring’, and in supporting political transitions in Iraq and Afghanistan. He also advised the UN in Sudan (Darfur), South Sudan, Liberia and concerning projects in Central Asia.
He graduated from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University in New York as well as from the Institute for International Affairs and the European Centre – both Departments of the University of Warsaw.