Mr Bartha is a foreign and security policy expert. He received his degree in International Studies from the Corvinus University of Budapest and is currently a PhD student at the University of Pécs’s doctoral program in geography. He is the president of the Foundation for Euro-Atlantic Integration and Democracy and also served as its director from 2014-2019. Previously, he was the first director of the Central European Policy Institute (the GLOBSEC Policy Institute today) in Bratislava. Between 2005 and 2012, he was employed at the International Centre for Democratic Transition (ICDT), where he worked as a project manager, was then appointed director for development, and finally went on to serve as the Strategic Vice President at the Centre for Democracy Public Foundation, the ICDT’s oversight body.