Jakub Wiśniewski, PhD, is Vice-President of GLOBSEC.

Jakub is former Polish Ambassador to the OECD (2014-2016) and Director of the Department of Foreign Policy Strategy at the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2010-2014). He is author of book, several publications and articles on the EU, including social policy, migration policy and EU foreign and security policy. In the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland, he was in charge of drafting “Polish Foreign Policy Priorities 2012-2016” and acted as a speechwriter for former Minister of Foreign Affairs Radek Sikorski. Jakub holds Ph.D. in Arts of Political Science, Faculty of Political Science and Journalism from the University of Warsaw 

Selected publications: 

“Populism isn’t the biggest threat to the EU – it’s the east-west divide”, the Guardian, 15 May 2019, https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/may/15/populism-biggest-threat-eu-east-wide-divide 

Amid coronavirus, a dog eat dog world is back, New Atlanticist, Atlantic Council, 24 March 2020, https://www.atlanticcouncil.org/blogs/new-atlanticist/amid-coronavirus-a-dog-eat-dog-world-is-back/ 

‘High Noon,’ 30 years ago: Inspiration for the US-Central Europe relationship of tomorrow(co-author), the Hill, 16 July 2019, https://thehill.com/opinion/international/453258-high-noon-30-years-ago-inspiration-for-the-us-central-europe 

 “How to make a lasting regime change: A guide for aspiring (democratic) reformers”, New Atlanticist, Atlantic Council, 20 September 2020, https://www.atlanticcouncil.org/blogs/new-atlanticist/how-to-make-a-lasting-regime-change-a-guide-for-aspiring-democratic-reformers/ 

The New European Political Cycle 2019-2024: Ideas Coming for Central Europe”, GLOBSEC Report, 5 June 2019 https://www.globsec.org/publications/globsec-eu-task-force-report-new-european-cycle-ideas-coming-from-central-europe/ 

“The United States and Central Europe: TASKS FOR A SECOND CENTURY TOGETHER” (co-author), GLOBSEC – Atlantic Council Report, June 2019 https://www.globsec.org/publications/the-united-states-and-central-europetasks-for-a-second-century-together/ 

Revisiting Scenarios For Europe: Central and Eastern European Perspectives (co-author), GLOBSEC Report, 25 January 2018 https://www.globsec.org/publications/revisiting-scenarios-europe-central-eastern-european-perspectives/ 

EU reform is a mountain to climbNew Europe, 1 November 2017, https://www.neweurope.eu/article/eu-reform-mountain-climb/  

“The Star Student”, Foreign Policy, 12 December 2012, https://foreignpolicy.com/2012/12/12/the-star-student/