Foundation Board

Vice President
Marta Kowalska

Co-founder of “Center for Propaganda and Disinformation Analysis” Foundation. 2015-2017: expert of “Casimir Pulaski” Foundation. 2012-2015: doctoral candidate at the Faculty of Political Science, Lomonosov Moscow State University, where she pursued research on the political decision process in contemporary Russia. 2014: Russian translator in MAI Rossija Siegodnia. 2010-2011: volunteer and subsequently employee of the Polish Humanitarian Organization (PAH). Graduate in International Relations (Russian specialisation) at the Faculty of History, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń. Completed internship in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland and in the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Moscow. Completed the 4th edition of the Academy of Young Diplomats (specialty: foreign service) and Special Studies of the Arabic Language and Culture at the Faculty of Languages, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń.

Areas of interest: Russian foreign and security policy, international security, Russia-NATO relations, propaganda and disinformation, information and psychological warfare, strategic communication.

President
Adam Lelonek

Co-founder of “Center for Propaganda and Disinformation Analysis” Foundation, columnist, journalist and commentator collaborating with Polish and Ukrainian media. Academic teacher for many years, cooperated with the Faculty of Journalism, Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, in the period 2014-2016. His professional experience includes also the positions fulfilled earlier: 2014-2015: analyst of Defence24.pl portal, 2016-2017: expert of “Casimir Pulaski” Foundation, and 2014-2017: member of the Management Board of “Poland-Ukraine Research Centre” Foundation, and deputy editor-in-chief of PolUkr.Net, a Polish-Ukrainian portal. He earned the Doctor of Philosophy degree in Political Science at the Institute of Political Science, Faculty of Management and Administration, Jan Kochanowski University in Kielce. He earned the Master of Arts degree at the Faculty of Applied Linguistics, University of Warsaw, and the Faculty of International Relations, College of Customs and Logistics.

Areas of interest: Ukraine, Poland’s foreign policy, geopolitics, international relations, information warfare.