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Michał Baranowski

Managing Director of the German Marshall Fund East

Michał Baranowski is the Managing Director of the German Marshall Fund (GMF) East. Previously, he was a Senior Fellow and the Director of GMF's Warsaw office, where he provided overall strategic direction and leadership for the organisation’s work in Poland, the Baltic states, and the V4 countries. He writes and comments extensively on NATO, transatlantic relations, and US foreign policy, and is frequently quoted in outlets such as the Associated Press, Financial Times, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Die Welt, Rzeczpospolita, Reuters, Axios, Le Soir, Washington Post, and Foreign Affairs. He publishes in Polish, American, and European media and policy journals. He is a member of the Polish-German reflection group established by presidents of Poland and Germany. He holds a master's of European public affairs from Maastricht University and has studied at Mercer University in the United States and the University of Oxford.
Updated: August 24, 2021