Ryszard Schnepf
Polish diplomat; historian; Portuguese scholar; state official

Between 2005-6, Ryszard worked as a secretary of state in the chancellery of the prime minister of Poland and then between 2007-08 in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Former ambassador of Poland to Uruguay, Paraguay, Costa Rica, Spain and, between 2012-2016, The United States. Currently he is a lecturer at the American Studies Center at the University of Warsaw.