Tomass Pildegovičs is a PhD candidate in Politics and International Relations at the University of Cambridge and a Policy Assistant in the European Parliament. His current research focuses on small state influence in European multilateral organisations, analysing the attempts of the Baltic states to position and assert themselves in the European foreign policy field. In the European Parliament, he primarily assists MEP Sandra Kalniete in her capacity as Rapporteur of the European Parliament’s Special Committee on Foreign Interference in all Democratic Processes in the European Union, including Disinformation (INGE).
Pildegovičs completed his MPhil in International Relations and Politics with Distinction at the University of Cambridge in 2019. He also holds a BA in International Relations with First Class Honours (2018) from the Department of War Studies, King’s College London.