Faculty: Business and International Relations
Field of study: Management
Graduated from the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science and the Department of Economic Sciences (MA. in 1993, PhD. in 1996) of the University of Warsaw; in 2009, he defended his habilitation thesis at the Warsaw School of Economics; he worked as software engineer in Tokyo (1990-1991), director of the Summer School of Economics financed by the Soros Foundation and researcher at the Economics Department at Warsaw University (1991-1996), a part-time consultant to the World Bank (1992-1994); in 1997-2004, he was chief economist and managing director at three commercial banks (ING, BZ WBK and BPH); he was a Deputy Governor of the National Bank of Poland (2004-2008); a member of the EU Economic and Financial Committee representing the National Bank of Poland (2004-2005); member of the Polish Financial Services Authority (2007-2008); in 2007-2008 he served as a World Bank alternate governor for Poland; he was also member of the supervisory boards of several financial sector companies (2008-2009) and Partner in Ernst & Young Poland (2008-2010); between 2010 and 2015, he has been Professor and Rector of Vistula University in Warsaw, and between 2015 and 2018 has served as Rector of Narxoz University in Kazakhstan; an author of numerous refereed papers in economics and (co) author of several books; he has contributed hundreds of articles on economics and financial markets to Polish newspapers and occasionally to “The Wall Street Journal”, “Financial Times” and “The Economist”. He was ranked the best financial markets economist in Poland by the “Rzeczpospolita” daily in 2000; several times ranked among top five economists covering CEE region in international rankings. In October 2012 he was ranked the most influential Polish economist in the survey among Polish business leaders. In 2016 he received the CEEMAN Champion award in the category Institutional Management, for successful and rapid reforms at Narxoz University; nowadays he is back in Poland teaching data science courses and doing research.
- artificial intelligence;
- Big Data;
- machine learning.