Andrej Nosko is visiting Assistant Professor at Faculty of Political Sciences and International Relations of Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica, and Manager of Governance and Policy Debates Unit at Open Society Initiative for Europe.
He received his PhD in Political Science from Central European University in Budapest (CEU) where he defended his dissertation on “Energy Security in Transition: Coping with Energy Import Dependence in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary.” Dr. Nosko’s academic interests include the political economy of security, new security threats, and the energy security policies of European countries.
Dr. Nosko is member of the Advisory Board for International EU funded Project Enabling the Energy Union through understanding the drivers of individual and collective energy choices in Europe (ENABLE.EU) and a member of the of Southeast Europe Leadership for Development and Integrity (SELDI) International Advisory Board. He is member of the Energy Policy Research Group, and Political Economy Research Group at the CEU.
Dr. Nosko worked with and led an international group of researchers advocating for closer transnational cooperation in improving energy security in Europe. Previously he worked for European Commission’s DG Home on law enforcement and internal security policy cooperation. He has been an independent researcher and consultant, and served as an external advisor to the Defense Review Consultation Committee of Ministry of Defense of Slovak Republic (2010). He has advised governments, lectured, and authored papers on energy policies of Central European countries.