Piotr Maciej Kaczyński is an independent expert on European affairs specializing in European decision-making process.
A frequent speaker and commentator of current European affairs, he is an external trainer of EU civil servants with the European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA, Maastricht) since 2014, and a member of Team Europe – Warsaw, a group of experts on the EU affiliated with the European Commission Permanent Representation in Warsaw.
Collaborator with multiple pro-European organisations in the context of the European elections 2019 and a blogger about the European elections in Poland as part of the project #Gimme5EU commissioned by the European Parliament.
Associate fellow with think tanks in Prague (Europeum) and Madrid (Elcano).
Previously a political advisor in the European Parliament (2012-14), research fellow and head of programme at the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS, Brussels), where he was responsible for the EU institutional and political issues (2007-12); and analyst and head of the European Programme at the Warsaw-based Institute of Public Affairs (ISP, 2004-2007).
Author of ‘Poland in Europe: disappointment or merely a hiccup?’ (Madrid 2019), ‘Poland in the European Union. New Challenges 2018’ (co-authored, Warsaw 2018), as well as ‘The Treaty of Lisbon: A Second Look at the Institutional Innovations’ (co-authored, Brussels 2010); ‘Polish Council Presidency 2011: Ambitions and Limitations’ (Stockholm 2011) and ‘Ever Changing Union: An Introduction to the History, Institutions and Decision-Making Processes of the European Union’ (co-authored, Brussels 2011).