WSF 2022 Speakers

Honorary Guest

Government

2022-09-25T17:17:43+02:00

Olha Stefanishyna

Deputy Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration, Ukraine

2022-09-17T11:55:45+02:00

Byron Camilleri

Minister for Home Affairs, Security, Reforms and Equality, Malta

2022-09-25T17:19:18+02:00

Riina Sikkut

Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure, Estonia

2022-09-17T11:53:06+02:00

Ben Wallace

Secretary of State for Defence, United Kingdom

2022-09-17T11:52:57+02:00

Paweł Soloch

Secretary of State, Head of the National Security Bureau, Poland

2022-09-25T14:55:18+02:00

Philip Gordon

National Security Advisor to the Vice President of the United States of America, USA

2022-09-17T11:52:21+02:00

Mateusz Berger

Secretary of State, Government Plenipotentiary for Strategic Energy Infrastructure, Poland

2022-09-19T18:16:45+02:00

Masami Oka

Vice-Minister of Defense of International Affairs, Japan

2022-09-17T11:51:19+02:00

Bartosz Grodecki

Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Interior and Administration, Poland

2022-09-17T11:50:58+02:00

Tamila Tasheva

Permanent Representative of the President of Ukraine in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Ukraine

2022-09-17T11:51:09+02:00

Stéphane Dion

Prime Minister’s Special Envoy to the European Union and to Europe, Minister of Foreign Affairs (2015-2017) & Chair of COP 11, Canada

2022-09-17T11:49:48+02:00

Manuel Lafont Rapnouil

Director, Centre d'analyse, de prévision et de stratégie (CAPS), Ministry of European and Foreign Affairs, France

2022-09-17T11:49:26+02:00

Thomas Bagger

Ambassador, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany to Poland, Germany

2022-09-17T11:49:16+02:00

Mark Brzezinski

Ambassador, Embassy of the United States of America to Poland, USA

2022-09-17T11:48:15+02:00

Anett Numa

Cyber Defence Policy Adviser, Ministry of Defence, Estonia

Guest Country Parliamentary Ambassadors

Parliament

2022-09-28T18:09:01+02:00

Mariana Bezuhla

Deputy Chair, Committee on National Security, Defence & Intelligence, Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine

2022-10-02T20:03:53+02:00

Solomiia Bobrovska

Secretary of the Foreign Affairs Committee, Ukrainian Parliament, Holos, Ukraine

2022-09-17T12:26:34+02:00

Steve Cohen

Member of the House of Representatives, USA

2022-09-25T17:13:59+02:00

Tobias Ellwood

Chair of the Defence Select Committee, House of Commons, United Kingdom

2022-09-17T12:29:00+02:00

Mariia Ionova

Deputy Chair of the Parliament of Ukraine Committee on European Integration, Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine

2022-09-17T12:28:43+02:00

Bogdan Klich

Senator, Chair of Foreign and European Affairs Committee, Poland

2022-09-17T12:30:37+02:00

Paweł Kowal

Member of Polish Parliament, Co-Chair of Foreign Affairs Committee, Poland

2022-09-17T12:31:58+02:00

Dietmar Nietan

Member of the Bundestag, Coordinator of German-Polish Intersocietal and Cross-Border Cooperation, Federal Foreign Office, Germany

2022-09-17T12:32:44+02:00

Olga Richterová

Vice-President of the Chamber of Deputies, Czech Pirate Party, Czech Republic

Military

2022-10-02T13:57:08+02:00

Lt. Gen. (R) Andrzej Falkowski

Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Polish Armed Forces (2013-2014), Senior Fellow of the Casimir Pulaski Foundation, Poland

European Union

2022-09-25T17:19:48+02:00

Ylva Johansson

European Commissioner for Home Affairs, European Commission

2022-09-17T12:38:33+02:00

Kalin Anev Janse

Chief Financial Officer and Management Board Member, European Stability Mechanism

NATO

2022-09-17T15:26:22+02:00

Baiba Braže

Assistant Secretary General for Public Diplomacy, NATO

2022-09-17T15:26:51+02:00

David Cattler

Assistant Secretary General for Intelligence and Security, NATO

2022-09-26T20:36:38+02:00

Gerlinde Niehus

Deputy Director, Defence Institution and Capacity Building Operations Division (OPS), NATO

Experts

2022-09-17T12:41:39+02:00

Olga Aivazovska

Head of Board of Opora & Expert on Elections, Co-founder, International Center for Ukrainian Victory, Ukraine

2022-09-17T12:41:47+02:00

Catherine Ashton

Global Fellow Woodrow Wilson Center, former EU High Representative, Vice President of the European Commission (2009-2014), United Kingdom

2022-09-25T17:20:01+02:00

Sibylle Bauer

Director of Studies, Armament and Disarmament, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, Sweden

2022-09-17T12:43:55+02:00

Laura Birkman

Senior Strategic Analyst, The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies, The Netherlands

2022-09-17T12:44:11+02:00

Paweł Borys

President of the Management Board, Polish Development Fund, Poland

2022-09-22T18:17:29+02:00

Min-Hua Chiang

Research Fellow and Economist, Asian Studies Center, Heritage Foundation, USA

2022-09-17T12:45:11+02:00

Lucinda Creighton

Senior Fellow, CEPA, Minister for European Affairs, Ireland (2011-2013), Ireland

2022-09-26T18:30:41+02:00

Carl Dolan

Acting Program and Regional Director, Open Society Foundations

2022-09-21T11:51:44+02:00

David Ensor

Director, Voice of America (2011-2015), Founding Director, George

2022-10-02T18:50:57+02:00

Sam Feist

CNN's Washington Bureau Chief and Senior Vice President

2022-09-17T12:46:36+02:00

John K. Glenn

Senior Director, International Center for Democratic Studies, National Endowment for Democracy, USA

2022-09-23T18:24:01+02:00

Mike Gonzalez

Angeles T. Arredondo Senior Fellow, Davis Institute for National Security and Foreign Policy, The Heritage Foundation, USA

2022-09-17T12:49:02+02:00

Justyna Gotkowska

Programme Coordinator, Regional Security Programme, Centre For Eastern Studies (OSW), Poland

2022-10-02T18:29:23+02:00

Pavel Havlicek

Research Fellow, Association for International Affairs (AMO.CZ), Czech Republic

2022-09-23T17:06:40+02:00

Hanna Hopko

Head of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, Verkhovna Rada (2014-2019), Member of the International Advisory Council, Warsaw Security Forum & International Center for Ukrainian Victory, Ukraine

2022-10-02T18:51:30+02:00

John Howie

President of the Society of Maritime Industries, UK

2022-09-17T12:50:22+02:00

Ieva Ilves

Advisor on Digital Policy to the President of Latvia

2022-09-17T12:50:30+02:00

Reuben Johnson

Defense Technology and Political-Military Affairs Correspondent based in Kyiv, USA

2022-09-17T12:50:55+02:00

Daria Kaleniuk

Co-founder and Executive Director, Anticorruption Action Centre, Ukraine

2022-09-26T12:16:27+02:00

Katarina Kertysova

Policy Fellow, European Leadership Network, Wilson Center Global Fellow, WSF New Security Leader 2018, Slovakia

2022-09-22T12:55:37+02:00

Alena Kudzko

GLOBSEC Vice President, Director of the GLOBSEC Policy Institute, Slovakia

2022-09-17T12:53:30+02:00

Arthur de Liedekerke

European Affairs Director, Rasmussen Global, former Strategy Officer, French Ministry for the Armed Forces, Cyber Command, France

2022-09-17T12:54:52+02:00

Oleksandra Matviichuk

Head of the Board, Center for Civil Liberties, WSF New Security Leader 2022, Ukraine

2022-09-17T12:55:01+02:00

Clemens Mayr-Harting

Chief of Staff of the Federal Minister for EU and Constitutional Affairs, Austria, WSF New Security Leader 2022

2022-09-17T12:56:07+02:00

Vladimir Milov

Deputy Energy Minister of the Russian Federation (2001-2002), Russia

2022-09-26T20:39:06+02:00

Niklas Nováky

Senior Research Officer, Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies, Finland

2022-09-28T18:14:31+02:00

Sergiu Panainte

Director, Black Sea Trust, German Marshall Fund of the United States, Romania

2022-09-17T12:56:54+02:00

Robert Pszczel

Senior Fellow, Casimir Pulaski Foundation, Director of NATO Information Office in Moscow (2010-2015), Poland

2022-09-17T12:57:11+02:00

Suzanne Raine

Affiliate Lecturer, Centre for Geopolitics, University of Cambridge, Member of the Board of Trustees, Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), United Kingdom

2022-09-28T15:01:30+02:00

Vivian Schiller

Executive Director, Aspen Digital, CEO & President, National Public Radio (2009-2011), USA

2022-10-02T18:53:07+02:00

Frank Sesno

Director of Strategic Initiatives for George Washington University's School of Media and Public Affairs; Founding Director of Planet Forward

2022-09-28T18:40:41+02:00

Andriy Zagorodnyuk

Minister of Defense of Ukraine (2019-2020), Centre for Defence Strategies, Ukraine

2022-09-17T12:59:25+02:00

Maria Zolkina

Head of Regional Security and Conflict Programme, Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation, Ukraine

Industry

2022-09-17T13:00:06+02:00

Karim Amin

Member of Executive Board, Siemens Energy, Germany

2022-09-17T13:00:17+02:00

Karan Bhatia

Vice President, Government Affairs and Public Policy, Google, USA

2022-09-21T13:39:19+02:00

Cezary Cierzan

Director of the Miecznik Programme, Polish Armament Group

2022-09-21T13:43:09+02:00

Grzegorz Zajączkowski

Digital Champion for Poland, Ministry of Digital Affairs & Senior Advisor, Polish Airports State Enterprise

2022-10-03T14:57:40+02:00

Christine Harbison

Sector Vice President and General Manager, Combat Systems and Mission Readiness, Northrop Grumman Corporation, USA

2022-09-17T13:00:49+02:00

Paul Jones

Vice President for Relations with Strategic Partners, Raytheon Technologies, USA

2022-10-02T17:56:18+02:00

Kasia Kieli

President & Managing Director Warner Bros. Discovery Poland, CEO TVN, Poland

2022-10-02T18:20:40+02:00

Ewa Łabno-Falęcka

Director, Corporate Communication & External Affairs, Mercedes-Benz Manufacturing Poland

2022-09-17T13:01:30+02:00

Grzegorz Należyty

Vice President Eastern Europe & Managing Director of Siemens Energy in Poland

2022-09-17T13:02:01+02:00

Raymond Piselli

Vice President, International Business, Lockheed Martin, USA

2022-09-17T13:02:22+02:00

Ariel Porat

Senior Vice President Siemens Energy, Head of Europe

Masters of Ceremony and Moderators

2022-10-03T13:26:04+02:00

Ali Aslan

International TV Presenter and Journalist

2022-09-17T13:03:18+02:00

Michał Baranowski

Co-Chair of the Warsaw Security Forum, German Marshall Fund of the United States

2022-09-17T13:03:34+02:00

Federica D’Alessandra

Deputy Director of the University of Oxford’s Institute for Ethics, Law, and Armed Conflict

2022-10-02T18:43:34+02:00

Theresa Fallon

Founder & Director, Centre for Russia Europe Asia Studies (CREAS), Belgium

2022-10-02T18:44:20+02:00

Peter Hefele

Policy Director, Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies, Belgium

2022-10-02T17:56:39+02:00

Alina Inayeh

Director, Black Sea Trust for Regional Cooperation, German Marshall Fund of the United States, Romania

2022-10-02T18:35:09+02:00

Tadeusz Iwański

Head of Department for Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova, Centre for Eastern Studies, Poland

2022-09-23T20:40:39+02:00

Bart Kot

Program Director, Warsaw Security Forum

2022-10-02T18:45:52+02:00

Bilyana Lilly

Head of Geostrategic Risk Advisory at the Krebs Stamos Group, USA

2022-09-28T07:50:59+02:00

Brigham McCown

Senior Fellow and Director, Initiative on American Energy Security, Hudson Institute, USA

2022-10-02T18:46:29+02:00

Joanna Van der Merwe

Privacy & Protection Lead, Centre for Innovation, Leiden University & Non-Resident Fellow, Defense Tech Initiative at CEPA, The Netherlands

2022-09-17T13:07:05+02:00

Zbigniew Pisarski

Founder of the Warsaw Security Forum, President of the Casimir Pulaski Foundation

2022-09-22T12:36:14+02:00

Tomasz Smura

Head of the Defense Track, Business Development

2022-10-02T18:48:11+02:00

Alisa Vogt

Programme Director, Körber Network Foreign Policy, Germany

2022-10-02T18:48:39+02:00

Theresa Winter

Manager Security & Defence Policy, Friedrich Naumann Foundation, Germany