Dla mediów


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Since April 2014 –

Co-ordinator of the Polish team of advisors on decentralization reform in Ukraine

Since 2012 -

European Movement Poland – President

Since November 2011 -

Member of the Polish Parliament (Sejm)

March 2007 – March 2011

Director, UNDP/EC Blue Ribbon Analytical and Advisory Centre, Kyiv

April 2002 – June 2005

Co-ordinator of OSCE Economic and Environmental Activities, Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, Vienna.

September 2000 – February 2001

Advisor on economic reforms to the President of the Republic of Lithuania

September 1999 – August 2000

Undersecretary of state in the Ministry of Economy
Member of negotiating team for the accession of Poland to EU

Co-ordinator of the technical assistance on economic policy and transformation offered by the Polish government for Ukraine

November 1994-March 1999
Mayor of Warsaw City

June 1989 - October 1991 and September 1993 - April 1996

Member of Parliament (Sejm)

September 1989 - January 1991Minister for the Foreign Economic Relations in the first postcommunist government led by Prime Minister Tadeusz Mazowiecki. Co-author of the Polish stabilization plan, known as the Balcerowicz plan

1984/1985 academic year
Visiting Scholar at Harvard University, Fulbright senior fellowship.


Ph. D. in economics, Institute of Planning in Warsaw


Numerous professional publications on economic policy, EU enlargement, territorial self-government, Ukrainian economy


Married, 3 sons, 1 daughter, lives in Warsaw