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David Koranyi

DeputyDirector, Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center

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Energy & Environment, European Energy Security, Transatlantic and Eurasian Energy Security, US Energy Policy




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Recent Activity

  • October 21, 2014
    Russia Faces Deadline in Twelve Weeks to Pay Biggest-Ever Arbitration Penalty Just eighty-seven days before Russia is mandated to pay a billion penalty to the former owners of the Yukos oil company, there is no public sign yet of
  • August 19, 2014
    Eurasia Center Deputy Director David Koranyi writes for the Huffington Post on how to make the West's sanctions more effective against Russia: 
  • August 12, 2014
    US Has Declined to Arm Kurdish Forces, But That Now Must Change Iraq’s national army effectively has collapsed before the advance of the brutal guerrillas of the Islamic State, leaving only one effective fighting force – the Kurdish peshmerga – to confront
  • July 23, 2014
    On Tuesday, July 22nd, the Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center hosted a public forum on the Atlantic Council's latest report, A Roadmap for Ukraine. The panelists included the Hon. John Herbst, Director of the Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center at the Atlantic
  • July 22, 2014
    Ukraine is once again at a turning point in its young history. The Ukrainian leadership has a unique opportunity to make a decisive break with its authoritarian past and move confidently toward an open, market-oriented society. A Roadmap for Ukraine:
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Full Bio

David Koranyi is deputy director of the Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center of the Atlantic Council. He has been a nonresident fellow at the Johns Hopkins University SAIS Centre for Transatlantic Relations since 2010.

Mr. Koranyi publishes on the geopolitics of energy, Hungarian, European and US foreign and energy policy, European integration and the Western Balkans. He is the editor of a book Transatlantic Energy Futures - Strategic Perspectives on Energy Security, Climate Change and New Technologies in Europe and the United States published in December 2011 by Johns Hopkins SAIS Center for Transatlantic Relations.

Mr. Koranyi served as undersecretary of state and chief foreign policy and national security advisor to the Prime Minister of the Republic of Hungary, Gordon Bajnai in 2009-2010. He worked in the European Parliament as chief foreign policy advisor and head of cabinet of a Hungarian MEP (2004-2009). Previously he was a political adviser at the Hungarian National Assembly and a junior researcher at GKI Economic Research Institute, in Budapest, Hungary.

Mr. Koranyi is a member of the European Council on Foreign Relations, the Atlantic Council, the Hungarian Europe Society and the International Advisory Board of the XII Project. He was a member of the Hungarian NATO Strategic Concept Special Advisory Group in 2009, the recipient of the German Marshall Fund's Marshall Memorial Fellowship (2010), Marshall Memorial Fellow Selection Board Member (2011), and beneficiary of the French Foreign Ministry's Personalities of the Future Fellowship (2012).

Mr. Koranyi pursued undergraduate studies in political economy and business administration and obtained a master's degree in international relations and economics, with a major in foreign affairs from the Corvinus University of Budapest.