Tomasz Kaminski is a political scientist who graduated from University of Lodz with Ph.D. thesis entitled “The EU policy towards China 1995-2008”. He teaches undergraduate and graduate students and supervises M.A. thesis. His research interest is on the EU foreign relations with Asia, the role of subnational entities as well as political role of the sovereign wealth funds (SWF). He has conducted many research projects, financed by the EU or Polish National Science Centre in the domain of international relation (Chinese foreign policy instruments, Asian SWFs, the role of subnational actors in Asia). His recent research projects include Jean Monnet Module “Asia as a Challenge for the EU” as well as pioneering examination of the relations between European and Asian subnational actors.