Lukas Trakimavičius is a Non-Resident Fellow with the Democratic Resilience Program at the Center for European Policy Analysis where he contributes to matters related to European energy security.
He is also a Subject Matter Expert at the Research and Lessons Learned Division of the NATO Energy Security Centre of Excellence where he focuses on the energy transition of the armed forces and the geopolitics of energy.
Trakimavičius is also affiliated with the World Energy Council – the world’s oldest energy organization – where he contributes to the Council’s work on the energy transition.
Previously, he worked at the Economic Security Policy Division of the Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He worked on European energy security matters, energy diplomacy with the United States and the European Union, and broader economic security issues in the CEE region. Prior to that, Trakimavičius held several positions at the Emerging Security Challenges (ESC) and Political Affairs and Security Policy (PASP) divisions at NATO HQ, where he worked on energy security, arms control, disarmament, and WMD non-proliferation matters.
He also received leadership distinctions from GLOBSEC, CEPA, and others.
As an experienced communicator in print and in person, Trakimavičius frequently writes for international publications and collaborates with leading think tanks, military bodies, and multinational organizations.
He received a BA from the University of Exeter and an MSc from the London School of Economics and Political Science.