Tomas Strazay, PhD. has been the director of the Research Center of the Slovak Foreign Policy Association (RC SFPA) since September 2019. Prior to that, he served as deputy director and head of the Central and Southeastern Europe research program. He was also the editor of the quarterly International Issues and Slovak Foreign Policy Affairs. Tomáš is a leading expert in projects focused on regional cooperation in Central Europe and EU enlargement. He is one of the founders of the Think Visegrad - V4 Think Tank Platform. He graduated from the Faculty of Arts of Comenius University in Bratislava in 1999 and received his PhD. from the Institute of Political Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw in 2010.