Retired Diplomat and Captain of the US Navy. Lawyer (doctorate in the field of Law at Georgetown University). Former Head of the political-economic section of the US Embassy.
Currently employed at the Oriental Studies Institute of the Jagiellonian University (specialisation: Iran). Co-founder of the Kurdish Studies Workshop.
Political scientist, Director of the Peace and Stabilization Strategies Programme, partner of the IGD Group, UN expert in the field of international conflict resolution.
Adjunct Professor at the Foreign Policy and Security Faculty of the University of Łódź, graduated from the National Security Faculty at the National Defence University (2007).
Professor of security studies at the European Center, University of Warsaw. She was an election supervisor in BiH for the OSCE and a Council of Europe expert.
PhD in Political and Administrative Sciences, graduated from Iranian Studies at Jagiellonian University and holds Postgraduate certificates in Diplomacy and International Relations.
Expert in the field of international security and research fellow at the Amicus Europae Foundation, publicist.
Ambassador ad personam. Ambassador Piekarski holds experience in numerous departments of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Expert in the Middle East, terrorism and geopolitics, author of ,,My name is Kurdistan” as well as lots of accounts of frontal fields, such as Iraq and Syria, a constant associate of the media.