Katarina Kertysova

Non-Resident Research Fellow

Katarina Kertysova is a strategic analyst at HCSS. She holds a degree in International Relations and French from the University of St Andrews, after which she pursued security studies at Sciences Po Paris and the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO).  

Prior to joining HCSS, Katarina worked as a researcher at the Clingendael International Energy Programme and later in the private energy sector in Slovakia. Her research experience includes work conducted for the UNDP, the Carnegie Moscow Centre and the GLOBSEC Policy Institute, among others.

Katarina’s areas of interest include energy, crisis prevention and recovery, development and non-traditional security challenges. Geographically, Katarina specializes in Eastern Europe, the post-Soviet space and the Balkans. She speaks Slovak, English, French and Russian.

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