Dorian Elek is a Hungarian political analyst and the founder and director of the Paradigm Insititute (Paradigma Intézet). The Paradigm Institute is a think-tank and policy research institute established in September of 2017. The Institute is founded on the idea that civic education and political engagement of young Hungarians are the most crucial aspect of the country’s transition from the past three decades of a post-socialist state towards a truly free and prosperous society. In addition to his role at the Paradigm Institute, Dorian is the Program Associate of Common Sense Society in Hungary.