Dr. Harry Tzimitras is a nonresident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Center and the director of the Peace Research Institute Oslo – PRIO Cyprus Centre. In this capacity, he coordinates research and dialogue activities on the search for a political settlement to the island’s division. He is associate professor of International Law and International Relations, specializing in energy security and geopolitics, the law of the sea, foreign policy, and the Eastern Mediterranean, and has published extensively on these subjects. He is also a member of the Advisory Board of the London Energy Club and Expert with Diplomeds, The Council for Mediterranean Diplomacy. Previously, he held teaching & research positions at Istanbul Bilgi University, Koç University (Istanbul), the University of Cambridge, and the Institute of International Relations, Athens. He holds a BSc (Econ.) with Honours in International Relations from the London School of Economics, a PhD summa cum laude in International Law from the Panteion University of Athens, and two post-docs from the University of Cambridge and the Institute of International Relations, Athens.