Dr. Harry Tzimitras is a nonresident senior fellow with the Global Energy Center. He is also the director of Peace Research Institute Olso (PRIO) Cyprus Centre. Before joining PRIO, Dr. Tzimitras held a post at Istanbul Bilgi University, where he was the director of the international relations master’s program and the director of the Turkish-Greek studies division.

Dr. Tzimitras has served as an adjunct professor of international law at Koc University. Educated at the London School of Economics and the Panteion University of Athens, he has held positions at the University of Cambridge and the Institute of International Relations, Athens. His teaching, research, and policy interests lie primarily in the fields of public international law, the law of the sea, foreign policy, energy geopolitics, the Eastern Mediterranean, Greece, Cyprus, and Turkey, and he has published extensively in these areas.