Pawel Świeboda is Deputy Head of the European Political Strategy Centre (EPSC), the in-house think-tank of the European Commission. Prior to joining the EPSC, he was President of demosEUROPA – Centre for European Strategy, an EU policy think-tank based in Warsaw, from 2006 to 2015. Before that he was Director of the EU Department at the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 2001 to 2006 and EU Advisor to the President of Poland from 1996 to 2000. He is a member of the Strategic Council of the European Policy Centre and a member of the European Council on Foreign Relations, and from 2013 to 2014 he was Rapporteur of the Review of European Innovation Partnerships. He has a BSc in Economics from the LSE and an MA in International Relations from the University of London.