Agnieszka Smoleńska is the acting head of the European Affairs desk at Polityka Insight. She is a graduate of European Social and Political Studies from the University College London and European Interdisciplinary Studies at the College of Europe (Natolin). Between 2010 and 2014 she worked at the European Commission and the European Parliament. Between 2014-2018 she was a PhD Researcher in Law at the European University Institute and a research associate at the Florence School of Banking and Finance, where she focused on the EU banking regulations and the economic reform of the Eurozone. She also cooperated with Transparency International and the World Bank.