Radosław Sikorski

Radosław Tomasz "Radek" Sikorski ([raˈdɔswaf ɕiˈkɔrskʲi] (listen); born 23 February 1963) is a Polish politician and journalist who is a Member of European Parliament. He was Marshal of the Sejm from 2014 to 2015 and Minister of Foreign Affairs in Donald Tusk's cabinet between 2007 and 2014. He previously served as Deputy Minister of National Defense (1992) in Jan Olszewski's cabinet, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs (1998–2001) in Jerzy Buzek's cabinet and Minister of National Defense (2005–2007) in Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz and Jarosław Kaczyński's cabinets.

Radosław Sikorski
13th Marshal of the Sejm
In office
24 September 2014  23 June 2015
PresidentBronisław Komorowski
Prime MinisterEwa Kopacz
DeputyCezary Grabarczyk (PO)
Elżbieta Radziszewska (PO)
Marek Kuchciński (PiS)
Wanda Nowicka (Non-Partisan)
Eugeniusz Grzeszczak (PSL)
Jerzy Wenderlich (SLD)
SeniorJózef Zych (PSL)
Preceded byEwa Kopacz
Succeeded byMałgorzata Kidawa-Błońska
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
16 November 2007  22 September 2014
PresidentLech Kaczyński
Bronisław Komorowski (Acting)
Bogdan Borusewicz (Acting)
Grzegorz Schetyna (Acting)
Bronisław Komorowski
Prime MinisterDonald Tusk
Preceded byAnna Fotyga
Succeeded byGrzegorz Schetyna
Minister of National Defence
In office
31 October 2005  7 February 2007
PresidentAleksander Kwaśniewski
Lech Kaczyński
Prime MinisterKazimierz Marcinkiewicz
Jarosław Kaczyński
Preceded byJerzy Szmajdziński
Succeeded byAleksander Szczygło
Personal details
Radosław Tomasz Sikorski

(1963-02-23) 23 February 1963 (age 58)
Bydgoszcz, Poland
United Kingdom (1987–2006)
Political partyCivic Platform
Other political
Law and Justice (2005–2007)
(m. 1992)
ChildrenAleksander, Tomasz
Alma materPembroke College, Oxford

A graduate of Pembroke College, Oxford, between 1986–1989 he worked as a journalist for The Observer and The Spectator and in 1986 was a war correspondent in Afghanistan. In 1989, he reported on the conflict in Angola. Between 2003–2005 he was a member of the conservative think tank American Enterprise Institute. In 2012, he was included on the list of Top 100 Global Thinkers 2012 published by Foreign Policy magazine. In 2015, he became a Senior Fellow at the Center for European Studies of Harvard University. He is a Senior Network Member at the European Leadership Network (ELN).[1]