Petr Lang is a Board Member of the Prague Security Studies Institute (PSSI). Mr. Lang served as PSSI's Program Director from 2012 until April 2020. He has been working as PSSI’s Program Coordinator since 2006. His responsibilities include the coordination, planning and implementation of all PSSI’s programs, and he worked closely with Olda Černý, PSSI’s late Executive Director.
Mr. Lang has, to date, focused on energy security, breaking geopolitical developments and the nexus of global economics/finance and national security concerns. He has also coordinated major events in a number of other policy areas (e.g missile defense, space security etc.). Prior to joining PSSI, he served as Fundraising and Human Resources Coordinator at the Forum 2000 Foundation in Prague and as the Editor at the People in Need Foundation. In 2009-2010, Mr. Lang also lectured on the EU’s energy security policies at Metropolitan University in Prague.
He holds an advanced MA degree (PhDr.) in political science from the Faculty of Social Sciences at Charles University and has published periodically on subjects in his field.
Research Areas: U.S. Foreign Policy, Transatlantic relations