TIGER Scientific Advisory Board
Polish version

Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko

Professor Grzegorz W. Kolodko -- a key architect of Polish reforms -- is a renowned economist and a world expert on transition and development policy. While Deputy Premier and Minister of Finance (1994-97) he led Poland to the OECD. Holding the same positions again in 2002-03 he played an important role in Poland's integration with the European Union. In 1989 he was participating in the historical Polish Round Table, which led to the first post-communist government in East Central Europe. In 1989-91 he was the member of Economic Council of the Government.

A graduate and Ph.D. of Warsaw School of Economics (SGH), he is currently Director of TIGER - Transformation, Integration and Globalization Economic Research ( and professor at the Kozminski University in Warsaw (ALK). The United Nations, IMF and the World Bank have sought Professor Kolodko expertise. He has accepted invitations for visiting professorships at Yale, UCLA and the University of Rochester, New York, as well as research fellowships and lectures at academic institutions and organizations worldwide.

He is the author of over 50 books and over 400 articles and research papers that are published in 26 languages around the globe, of which a majority is available in English.

Professor Kolodko is a marathon runner and world traveler who has explored over 160 countries.



Professor Marta Postuła

She graduated with an honours degree in economics at the Private School of Business and Administration in Warsaw,  specialising in Organization and Management . Since 1999 she has worked in the Ministry of Finance office, progressing through financial advisor to the position of Director of the Department of Public Finance Reform. The basic scope of work experience has been related to the operations of the public finance system in Poland and the world, the budgetary process and efficiency of public spending. In 2007, she defended the thesis "Management of public finances in Poland in terms of transformation and economic integration” at the School of Economics in Warsaw In preparation for the hearing, literature studies were supported by her personal professional experience. The aim of this study was to analyse the effectiveness of the strategy of fiscal reform in European Union and determine the conditions of the tax system to support long-term socio-economic development. In 2013, she was awarded the title of associate professor in economics in the discipline of finance at the University of Economics in Krakow. In 2018/2019 she did a one-year research internship at the University of Bournemouth She is the head of the Department of Finance and Accounting at the Faculty of Management at the University of Warsaw. In 2020, she obtained the title of professor. She is the author and co-editor of several books in the field of public finance and the author of more than 140 other scientific publications. She has participated in numerous national and international scientific conferences and seminars.

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Prof. Jacek Tomkiewicz,  Ph. D.
Research Director at
TIGER and associate profesor in Economics Department of Kozminski University (more)

Professor Jacek Tomkiewicz is Research Director at TIGER (Transformation, Integration and Globalization Economic Research) – research center which operates within Kozminski University (KU) in Warsaw.  He graduated from Cracow University
of Economics where he also worked as
a research assistant at Department
of Finance. He holds Ph.D. and habilitation in economics. He is lecturer (economics, managerial economics, economic policy, public finance) at KU. He was also involved in practical aspects
of economic policy – in 2002 and 2003 worked as an Adviser to
the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Finance, and was a member of
the team responsible for public finance reform. In 2009-10 prof. Tomkiewicz worked as a lecturer and researcher in European Institute
of Public Administration.

Prof. Jacek Tomkiewicz spent some time as a visiting researcher in few foreign research institution like OECD (France), University of Brighton (UK), Hoover Institution at Stanford University (USA), Columbia University (New York, USA), Harvard University (USA) and is also visiting lecturer in few European universities.

His research interests are mainly focused on macroeconomics and economic policy in emerging markets, he has published some of his works on this issues.

Publication list

Tel. +48 22 519 21 00 wew. 205
Fax. +48 22 519 22 65


Marcin Piatkowski Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Resident Scholar at TIGER, Assistant Professor of Economics at Kozminski University and Senior Economist at the World Bank in Warsaw. Former Chief Economist of PKO BP, the largest bank in Poland (2008). Economist in the European Department and Advisor to Executive Director at the International Monetary Fund in Washington D.C (2004-08). Advisor to Poland's Deputy Premier and Minister of Finance (2002-03). Ph.D. degree in Economics from Kozminski University and M.A. in Finance and Banking from the Warsaw School of Economics. Economic commentator and columnist in Polish and international media, including Financial Times and the Economist. Research interests: global economy, fiscal policy, information society, foreign policy. (more)

Tel. +48 22 5192 108
Fax. +48 22 5192 265


Małgorzata Runiewicz-Wardyn Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Graduate of the Warsaw School of Economics (SGH), specialisation: International Trade and Political Affairs. From year 2001 to 2004 she was a PhD candidate at Research Team to Baltic Countries Economies, at Faculty of World Economy of SGH, Warsaw.

In 2003, she finished her PhD studies at World Economy Faculty of SGH. Her main scientific and research interests include: factors and measures of international competitiveness of countries and regions; knowledge-based economy; industry clusters; innovation ecosystems; regional R&D and innovation policies.

Since 2004 she has been working as Assistant Professor in Kozminski University. She was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Center of European Studies of Harvard University (twice) and at the Institute of Urban and Regional Development at Berkeley University of California. She completed internships at the Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations in Brussels and the United Nations (UNDP) Offices in Warsaw and Vilnius. From September 2014 she is Visiting Professor at the Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management of the Université Libre de Bruxelles.

In November, 2014 she received the degree of ‘doktor habilitowany’ (habilitation) in economics.

She is an author of 8 monographs and over 38 scientific publications, a coordinator and co-author of six European Commission funded projects in the area of the "new economy"; innovations, eServices and competitiveness of regions and states.


Tel. +48 22 519 21 08
Fax. +48 22 519 22 65

Grzegorz Malinowski Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor at the Research Institute – TIGER. Ph. D. at the Leon Kozminski Academy of Entrepreneurship and Managment. Graduate of the National Louis University in Nowy Sacz , specialization: finance management, graduate of Papieska Akademia Teologiczna w Krakowie, specialization: philosophy.2


Mgr Sergiej Druczin

Assistant at TIGER Research Centre, lecturer at Kozminski University. Graduate of management and economics at ALK. He is experienced in macroeconomic and market analyses. He is also an employee of the Polish Economic Institute, where he is a senior analyst in the macroeconomics team, dealing with current analysis of the Polish and global economies.