Milan Nič (MPhil, Charles University, Prague) has been the head of the Robert Bosch Center for Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, and Central Asia since 2019. In 2017, Nic joined the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) as a Senior Fellow, focusing on Central and Eastern Europe. Previously, he worked as Managing Director of the GLOBSEC think tank in Bratislava, and was a Senior Advisor to Slovakia’s Deputy Foreign Minister and at the Office of the High Representative/EU Special Representative for Bosnia and Hercegovina. Nič began his professional carrier as a broadcaster at Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty covering the transition period in Central and Eastern Europe, continuing his career as an analyst with the European Stability Initiative think tank and Program Director at the Pontis Foundation. He earned his master’s degree at the Central European University in Budapest, and has also studied at the Bologna Center of Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). His expertise includes the issues of Central and Eastern Europe, fundamental questions of EU integration, European security, EU and NATO enlargement, the Western Balkans, and transatlantic relations.