Milan Nič is Managing Director at CEPI. His expertise includes political and security affairs in Central & Eastern Europe, EU integration, Transatlantic relations, the Western Balkans, Governance and Civil Society. Previously he worked as Senior Adviser to the Deputy Foreign Minister of Slovakia (2010-2012), Adviser for the High Representative/EU Special Representative in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Program Director at the Pontis Foundation. He started his professional carrier as journalist at the Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. Milan studied international relations and European studies at the Charles University in Prague, and SAIS Johns Hopkins University (Bologna Center). He is also a graduate of the Central European University in Budapest. In 2010, he co-authored a book of essays on the EU and Slovak foreign policy with Tomas Valasek, Balazs Jarabik and others.