James Batchik is an associate director at the Atlantic Council’s Europe Center, where he supports programming on the European Union, the United Kingdom, Germany, the Three Seas Initiative, and the center’s transatlantic digital and tech portfolio.

Batchik was previously an intern and project assistant at the Atlantic Council’s Future Europe Initiative. He also held internships at the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe, US Congress, and the US Consulate in Vladivostok, Russia. Batchik received a MSc with distinction from the London School of Economics & Political Science in theory and the history of international relations. He received a BA from the University of Michigan in international studies, history, and Russian, East European, and Eurasian studies.