Konrad joined the Martens Centre as a Visiting Fellow in December 2016. He is a Ph.D. graduate in the field of the social sciences (University of Warsaw, Faculty of Political Sciences and Journalism). He is currently the managing director of the Civic Institute, a Civic Platform think tank, a senior fellow of the Demos EUROPA foundation and a guest lecturer at the University of Warsaw.
He previously served as Spokesperson for the Polish Presidency of the Council of the European Union and Undersecretary of State at the Ministry of Regional Development. Before joining the government, he was both a journalist and an editor for the foreign/economic section of Gazeta Wyborcza, the leading Polish daily newspaper. Between 2005 and 2007 he was the journal’s Brussels correspondent.