Tomáš Petříček is a senior non-resident fellow and works at the Centre for Global Political Economy. He studied International Relations at the Faculty of Social Sciences of Charles University in Prague (Ph.D.) and international political economy at the University of Warwick (MA). In the past, he worked as the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic (2018-2021), Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs (2018) and the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs (2017) and an advisor to a Member of the European Parliament. He taught international political economy at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University in Prague. He was also part of the Young Academic Network within the Foundation for European Progressive Studies. His professional interests include International Political Economy, New Technologies and their impact on economic development, Social Resilience and Global Environmental Policy, and Climate Diplomacy and Environmental Issues in Foreign Policy.