IWF is delighted to welcome Aleksandra Gadzala Tirziu to the IW team. Aleksandra has extensive expertise in a range of foreign policy issues and will provide vital insight into the many current issues abroad, particularly with her unique focus on Chinese foreign policy and European politics. Welcome Aleksandra!

Meet Aleksandra below.

Aleksandra Gadzala Tirziu is a globally recognized advisor on a range of geopolitical issues with a unique focus on authoritarian systems and commercial growth. Her expertise in foreign policy and business strategy has facilitated extensive counsel to international corporations and government entities worldwide. Aleksandra founded the geopolitical risk and public affairs consultancy, Magpie Advisory, to bring her depth of advisory services to business and policy leaders. She is a Senior Nonresident Fellow with the Atlantic Council’s Africa Center and the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security. Aleksandra is also Lecturer in International Relations at the University of Zurich, a contributing editor at The New York Sun and an author.