Legal counselor, Senior Associate at Kochański Zięba & Partners, he specializes in the field of national defense and security and offset negotiation (TOT – transfer of technology).
Director of the Wargaming Studies and Simulations Programme
Jacek Bartosiak is an expert in geopolitics, military strategy and modern warfare, Senior Fellow at The Potomac Foundation in Washigton D.C.
Political scientist, Director of the Peace and Stabilization Strategies Programme, partner of the IGD Group, UN expert in the field of international conflict resolution.
Political scientist and diplomat. Member of editing staff of "Sprawy Polityczne" and "Nowe Sprawy Polityczne" magazines, cooperating with "Polityka" and Rambler Publishing House.
Former Deputy Director of Prof. Danuta Hübner's office. Journalist, former head of the editorial and publishing departments at TVN CNBC BIZNES.
Milosz J. Cordes
Research Fellow at the Danish Foreign Policy Society (2021-2022), Post-Doc Researcher at Lund University (2021-2023)
CFO at several portfolio companies with the involvement of venture capital funds, former CFO at KUKE, Polskie LNG company and manager in PGNiG
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.
Lieutenant General (Ret.). Doctor of Economics. Former Polish Military Representative to NATO and EU Military Committees in Brussels, Deputy Chief of General Staff of the Polish Armed Forces (DCHoD), Defence, Military, Naval and Air Attaché in Washington D.C.
PhD in Political and Administrative Sciences, graduated from Iranian Studies at Jagiellonian University and holds Postgraduate certificates in Diplomacy and International Relations.
Professor at the European Centre of the University of Warsaw, former Chief of Policy Cabinet of the Minister of Foreign Affairs (2001-2003) and longtime diplomat.
PhD in Political Sciences. Researcher, author of many publications on the post-Soviet space and the policy of the Russian Federation under President Vladimir Putin.
Member of the Polish Parliament, Secretary of State in the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2006-2007), Member of the European Parliament, Chairman of EU-Ukraine Committee, Member of Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee (2005-2006), Staff Member of the Institute of Political Studies of Polish Academy of Science.
Head of the Polish mission to the Neutral Nations Supervisory Committee (NNSC) in Korea. Former Head of the National Security Bureau from 2010 to 2015.
PhD candidate at the Faculty of International Studies at the University of Łódź. Graduated from the Faculty of International Relations at the University of Łódź.
Council of Europe expert on human rights. Member of the Sino-European Cybersecurity Dialogue (SECD at HCSS) and ICANN NCUC. Assistant professor of international law (University of Lodz, Poland).
Foresight and communications consultant, author of „State Power Index”, journalist and researcher of civilizational complexity. Graduate of London School of Economics and Maastricht University.
Analyst of the Security and Defence Programme. A graduate of Economics and International Economics at the Warsaw School of Economics. Co-author and editor of the CPF's reports.
Colonel, diplomat, Official of polish intelligence and security services such as the Office for State Protection (UOP), the Internal Security Agency (ABW) and the Foreign Intelligence Agency (AW). In 2016 he was the Head of the Foreign Intelligence Agency of the Republic of Poland.
Doctor in Political Science. Graduated from the Faculty of International Relations at Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin. Member of the Polish Society of International Studies.
Kamil Łukasz Mazurek is a graduate of the Institute of Political Science and PhD studies at the Faculty of Journalism and Political Science of the University of Warsaw.
Doctor, adjunct professor at the East Asia Faculty of the University of Łódź. Chinese language and culture studies at the Shanghai International Studies University.
Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Energy and Fuels, AGH University of Science and Technology, Cracow, Poland
University teacher and researcher, visiting Fellow in Hoover Institution of Stanford University, Member of Zimbardo-Team and head of the Center for Conflict Resolution.
Career diplomat, former ambassador, Doctor of Humanities, specialised in research concerning international aspects of social organisation and public sector.
Doctor of Humanities, graduated from the Faculty of International Studies and Political Science at the University of Łodź. Lecturer at the University of John Paul II in Cracow.
Sociologist, social researcher and consultant in the field of opinion, market and media research. Graduated from the Institute of Sociology, Warsaw University.
Expert at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Poland, Doctor of Economics, organiser of national and international academic conferences.
Expert in the field of international security and research fellow at the Amicus Europae Foundation, publicist.
Expert at TIGER Research Centre and professor at the Kozminski University in Warsaw. Doctor of Economics. Former advisor to the Executive Director of the IMF.
Jan Wojciech Piekarski
Ambassador ad personam. Ambassador Piekarski holds experience in numerous departments of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
CHAIRWOMAN OF THE FOUNDATION COUNCIL
Prof. Katarzyna Pisarska is one of the four co-founders of the Casimir Pulaski Foundation and since 2005 serves as Chairwoman of the Foundation Council. Between 2015-2020, she was the Program Director of CFP’s flagshig event – the Warsaw Security Forum, and since 2021 she serves as Co-Chair of the event.
Deputy Director of the Human Resources Development Centre, graduated from School of Business and Administration in Warsaw (specialisation: Administration).
Founder and chief executive officer of GeoModes, London, UK, company that helps energy businesses prepare for future challenges such as: digitalization, and deglobalization.
Holds a postdoctoral degree in political science, area of specialization: international relations. Professor at the Jan Kochanowski University in the Law and Social Sciences Department, University lecturer with years of experience.
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.
Reuben F. Johnson
Reuben F. Johnson is a veteran with over twenty years of experience in analysing and writing about defence technology, weapon systems, and procurement networks.
Senior Fellow at Casimir Pulaski Foundation. He is a political scientist and has served as a Polish diplomat and an international civil servant for over three decades.
Advisor to the Minister of Defense, Undersecretary of state in Ministry of Defense, Lieutenant General and Commander of Polish Land Forces. In 2005 he was Commander of Multinational Division Central-South during the 4th turn of Polish Military Contingent in Iraq.
Director of Research Office
Tomasz Smura, PhD, is a graduate of the Institute of International Relations at Warsaw University and Director of Research Office at the CPF and a member of the CPF Board.
Ph.D. in Social Sciences in the area of Security Studies. Lecturer at Akademia Sztuki Wojennej. Communications professional with over ten years of experience in the field of media communications and communications project management.
Doctor of Economics. Since 1999, he has been professionally associated with the energy sector. Both as an employee of consulting companies as well as a high-grade manager.
Doctor of social sciences in the discipline of defence economics, political scientist, expert in the field of industrial defence sector.
President of the Board
Mr. Pisarski is a political analyst, foreign policy and security commentator, lecturer and social entrepreneur. He is the founder and President of the Casimir Pulaski Foundation.
Daniel Samotus Zbytek
Affiliated with South Asia since late 70', at first as a representative of the Polish shipyard in Mumbai, Kolkata, Karachi, Rangoon and Colombo.