Mateusz Kubiak graduated with an honors degree in International Politics and East European Studies from the University of Warsaw. He is an alumnus of Poland’s National Security Bureau student internship program (Department of Strategic Analyses). He worked as an oil & gas analyst with the Polish company Ennex in 2016-2018 and, since 2018, he is an oil & gas senior analyst with the Warsaw-based consultancy firm Esperis. Kubiak is also an expert on the South Caucasus region. Kubiak cooperates with several Polish and foreign media outlets and think tanks (ex., the Center for European Policy Analysis). He is fluent in English and Russian.
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