Experts & Staff

Pawel Zerka

Policy Fellow

Areas of expertise

Latin America, EU affairs, international trade, Poland in the EU

Languages

English, French, Spanish and Polish

Biography

Pawel Zerka is a policy fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations.

He contributes to ECFR’s Re:shape Global Europe project, which seeks to develop new strategies for Europeans to understand and engage with the changing international order. Pawel is also engaged in the analysis of the European public opinion as part of ECFR’s Unlock Europe’s Majority initiative and in discussions about Europe’s economic statecraft. He also works on Polish and European foreign policy. Based at ECFR’s Paris office, he has been part of the team since August 2017.

Previously, Zerka worked as expert and head of programmes at two leading Polish think tanks, demosEUROPA-Centre for European Strategy and WiseEuropa. Zerka holds a PhD in economics and a master’s degree in international relations from the Warsaw School of Economics, having also studied at SciencesPo Bordeaux and Universidad de Buenos Aires.

Publications

Articles

Poland’s misplaced American dreams

Much of the world is glad to move on from Trump – but Poles may still be hankering after earlier times

10 Venezuelan lessons for the Belarusian opposition

2021 will be a crucial year for the future of Belarus; in Venezuela, the future looks bleak. The Belarusian protesters can look and learn from the experience of the Venezuelan opposition.

Specials

Podcasts

In the media