Andrej Nosko, PhD
Andrej Nosko, PhD is a Central European energy expert, researcher, and visiting lecturer at Faculty of Political Sciences and International Relations of Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica, and Director for Europe at PILnet.
Dr. Nosko's academic interests include the political economy of security, energy policy of European countries and regional cooperation in Central Europe (Visegrad 4), and issues of political and energy transition.
He is member of the Advisory Board for International EU funded Project Enabling the Energy Union through understanding the drivers of individual and collective energy choices in Europe (ENABLE.EU) and a member of the of Southeast Europe Leadership for Development and Integrity (SELDI) International Advisory Board. Dr. Nosko worked with and led an international group of researchers advocating for closer transnational cooperation in improving energy security in Europe.
Dr. Nosko advised governments, businesses and civil society organizations, lectured, and authored papers on energy policies of Central European countries. He has worked as an independent researcher and consultant, and served as an external advisor to the Defense Review Consultation Committee of Ministry of Defense of Slovak Republic (2010).
Dr. Nosko defended his PhD (Summa Cum Laude) in Political Science at Central European University in Budapest (CEU) in 2013, with dissertation on “Energy Security in Transition: Coping with Energy Import Dependence in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary.”
In the past, he worked for European Commission on law enforcement and internal security policy cooperation, and was a head of division at an international philanthropic foundation overseeing work related to policy research and innovation, democracy and governance, anti-corruption, and law enforcement.