Martin Kragh is head of the Russia and Eurasia Programme at the Swedish Institute of International Affairs, and associate professor at the Uppsala Centre for Russian and Eurasian Studies. He defended his PhD at the Stockholm School of Economics in 2009, and specializes in the economic and political development of Russia and the former USSR. His research interests include economic history, political economy, foreign affairs and Swedish-Russian relations.
Kragh is also a member of the board of directors of the Sverker Åström Foundation and Transparency International Sweden.
He currently serves as research director at the Uppsala Forum for Democracy, Peace and Justice (2014-).