Alex Nice has ten years’ experience conducting research on Russia’s economy, domestic politics and foreign policy within the NGO, academic and corporate sectors. From 2008-12 he was the Coordinator of the Russia and Eurasia Programme at Chatham House, the Royal Institute of International Affairs, and was subsequently a member of the Chatham House Council (Board of Trustees). Following this, he was a Senior Analyst for Russia and then Regional Manager of the Europe department at The Economist Intelligence Unit in London. In 2017-18 he was based at the Development Center at the Higher School of Economics. In 2010 he was a Visiting Fellow at the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) in Berlin. He is a Senior Editor for the FPRI’s BMB Russia and from September will be a Think Visegrad Visiting Fellow at the Polish Institute for International Affairs (PISM) in Warsaw.