Bart Kot is Deputy Program Director of the Warsaw Security Forum. He represents the organisation in relations with external partners: international think tanks, speakers, embassies, ministries, and is responsible for conceptualizing & co-managing the agenda of conferences. In addition to that, Bart serves as a Junior Analyst at the Pulaski Foundation (No. 1 Defence & National Security Think Tank in Poland according to Global Go To Think Tank Index by University of Pennsylvania). His political research interests include modern transatlantic relations and their impact on European security, Polish politics, and the changing paradigm of democratic systems.
Trained as a lawyer at Jagiellonian University in Cracow, Bart later continued his studies in the area of economic diplomacy at the Warsaw School of Economics, and evidence-based policy-making at the European University Institute in Florence. In 2019, he was chosen to join Aspen CE Young Leaders – a group of emerging leaders from Central Europe.