Senior Policy Fellow, European Council on Foreign Relations
Piotr Buras is the head of ECFR’s Warsaw office and a senior policy fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations. His topics of focus include Germany’s EU and foreign policy, Poland in the EU, and EU politics. Buras is a journalist, author and expert on German and European politics. Between 2008 and 2012, he worked as a columnist and Berlin correspondent for Gazeta Wyborcza, the largest Polish daily newspaper. He began his professional career in the late 1990s at the Center for International Relations in Warsaw, one of the first Polish think tanks. He continued his career at the Institute for German Studies at the University of Birmingham and at the University of Wroclaw (Poland). He was also a visiting fellow at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs in Berlin. His book Muslims and the Other Germans: The Reinvention of the Berlin Republic was published in Polish in 2011.