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Beata Cichocka is a research assistant for CGD’s Europe programme, focusing on the Commitment to Development Index. Prior to joining CGD, she worked with the European Commission at DG DEVCO designing and implementing projects in Asia and the Pacific. Previously, she gained experience in China, working for the UNDP on south-south cooperation and sustainable business practices as well as with the World Resources Institute researching sustainable urbanisation policies across emerging economies.
Cichocka holds an MPA in International Development from Tsinghua University and a BA in Chinese, Politics and International Relations from Durham University.