Senior Researcher, National Institute for Strategic Studies of Ukraine, Kyiv – Dnipro
Oleksii Izhak is the Deputy Director at the National Institute for Strategic Studies (NISS), Regional Branch in Dnipro. Before starting his career at NISS he worked in defense industry. He is alumnus of The George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies. At his current position his main responsibility is preparing analysis on security issues for state bodies of Ukraine, including contributions to reports used for preparing messages of the President of Ukraine to the Parliament. Oleksii Izhak is co-author of several monographs and author of a number of articles on national and international security and relations in professional journals and periodicals.