Prof. Grzegorz W. Kolodko Kozminski University, Poland

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Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko is an intellectualist and politician, a key architect of Polish reforms, renowned expert on economic policy. In 1989 he took a part in historical Round Table negotiations leading to the first post-communist government in Central Europe. While Deputy Premier and Minister of Finance (1994-97) he led... read morePoland to the OECD. Holding the same positions again in 2002-03 he played an important role in Poland's integration with the European Union. He is the founder and Director of TIGER – Transformation, Integration and Globalization Economic Research – at Kozminski University in Warsaw. Professor Kolodko is a university professor, researcher, consultant to international organizations, and columnist. He is also the author of numerous academic books and research papers on development policy and systemic transformation published in 25 languages. Professor Kolodko is a marathon runner and globetrotter who's explored almost 150 countries.