Policy Leader Fellow
Florence School of Transnational Governance
Wojciech Białożyt is a policy analyst and think-tank executive with extensive experience gained in Poland and on the European Union level. Most recently, he served as Policy Development Adviser on democracy and security at ALDE Party in Brussels advising political leadership of ALDE at the time of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Since 2019, he serves as Member of the Management Board of the Bronisław Geremek Foundation in Warsaw, a body named after Poland's democracy architect and visionary European. He represents the Foundation in the EP Network of Political Houses and Foundations of Great Europeans as well as in the Warsaw Committee of the Garden of the Righteous.Prior to that, Wojciech worked as Managing Director of WiseEuropa, a Warsaw-based think-tank devoted to research in areas of European policies. His passion for history found its realisation while serving as Managing Director of Jan Karski Educational Foundation, a Polish American public diplomacy endeavour, devoted to safeguarding the legacy of the first eyewitness of the Holocaust who reached the Allies and spoke truth to power in times of global conflict.Wojciech's fellowship will expand on his most recent work concerning the place of democracy in the European security architecture. He will focus on designing a conceptual policy framework for a think-tank programme that will place democracy at the heart of European security strategy.Wojciech graduated from Executive Master of Public Administration at Hertie School in Berlin and International School of Political Science at the University of Silesia in Katowice.