Radoslaw (Radek) Sikorski was a Fisher Family Fellow (in residence in April 2018). His is a Distinguished Statesman at the CSIS and a Senior Advisor at the Eurasia Group. He was previously a senior figure in Polish politics, serving as speaker of Poland’s lower house, as foreign minister in Prime Minister Donald Tusk’s cabinet from (2007 - 2014) and as defense minister in (2005 – 2007). He also held earlier positions in government, including as deputy minister of national defense in 1992 and as deputy minister of foreign affairs from 1998-2001. With Carl Bildt, the former Prime Minister of Sweden, he is seen as one of the principle architects of the EU Eastern Partnership Policy. In his early career, Sikorski was a war correspondent in Afghanistan and Angola.

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