Michael V. E. “Misha” Glenny (born 25 April 1958) is a British journalist and broadcaster, specialising in southeast Europe, global organised crime, and cybersecurity. He is multilingual. He is also the writer and producer of the BBC Radio 4 series, How to Invent a
He was educated at Magdalen College School in Oxford and studied at the University of Bristol and Prague‘s Charles University before becoming Central Europe correspondent for The Guardian and later the BBC. He specialised in reporting on the Yugoslav Wars in the early 1990s that followed the breakup of Yugoslavia. While at the BBC, Glenny won Sony special award in 1993’s Radio Academy Awards for his “outstanding contribution to broadcasting”. He has published three books about Central and Eastern Europe.