Global Policy and Research Engagement Officer
Monika Bickauskaite is a Global Policy and Research Engagement Officer at the Legatum Institute. Prior to joining the Institute, she worked at the German Marshall Fund of the United States, Paris, and Warsaw Offices. She has also gained experience at organisations such as the LA Area Chamber of Commerce and the OECD, Sahel and West Africa Club (SWAC).
Monika holds a Master’s Degree in International Security from L’Institut d’études politiques de Paris (Sciences Po Paris) and a B.A. in Transatlantic Relations from Sciences Po Paris Campus de Reims. She has also studied at the University of Southern California (USC) in the United States, where she focused on Intelligence Studies.
She has published numerous publications, focusing on issues of defense and security, and international relations, with a particular emphasis on the Eastern Flank. A proud Lithuanian, Monika closely monitors issues related to the Baltic States and is part of civil initiatives such as those of Global Lithuanian Leaders.