Piret Kuusik completed her BA studies at the University of York, the UK, and her MA studies at the Paris School of International Affairs (PSIA), Sciences Po Paris. During her master studies, she spent a semester at the Elliott School of International Affairs, The George Washington University in Washington D.C. Following her graduation, Piret worked as a Researcher of the Estonian Foreign Policy Institute at ICDS, focusing on Europe, the EU and Nordic-Baltic region. In addition, she was one of the organisers of the annual foreign and security policy conference – the Lennart Meri Conference. Since autumn 2021, she works at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Estonia.