Konstanty Gebert is Associate Fellow and former head of the Warsaw office at the European Council on Foreign Relations since 2011. He started working as an editor and columnist for several underground publications after the military coup in 1981.
In 1989 he joined the new independent daily Gazeta Wyborcza as a columnist and international reporter. He writes about the Middle East, the Balkans, human rights and international humanitarian law. He worked with independent media in Russia, Ukraine, the Balkans, Africa and Latin America. His essays, articles, columns and books were published worldwide. Gebert is an expert in Jewish history and is involved in several organizations or publications to do with Jewish issues or Jewish-Polish relations. In 1995, Gebert was a co-founder of the MDIF and served as its vice-chair from 1995-2000.