Andrzej Bratkowski

Doctor of Economics | Member of the Monetary Policy Council

Doctor of Economics | Member of the Monetary Policy Council

Born on 13 November 1952 in Warsaw.

Graduated from the Faculty of Economic Sciences at the University of Warsaw in 1976. In 1977-1988, worked at the Central Statistical Office, and then at the Institute of Scientific Policy, Technical Progress and College Education. Simultaneously, participated in the research work at the Chair of Statistics and Econometrics of the Faculty of Economic Sciences, where he obtained a doctor’s degree in 1984.

In the 1990s, Mr Bratkowski worked at the public administration. In 1990, Deputy Director at the Systemic Analysis Unit at the Supreme Chamber of Control. In 1991, he became advisor to Deputy Prime Minister Leszek Balcerowicz. In 1992-1993, expert at the negotiation team on the reduction of Poland’s debt to the London Club. Starting from 1994, advisor at Bank Handlowy w Warszawie. At the same time, he participated in the research conducted by the CASE Foundation.

In 2001-2004, Deputy President at Narodowy Bank Polski; in 2004-2008 Chief Economist at Bank Pekao SA; subsequently he presided over the Supervisory Board of Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego, and was advisor to the President of Polkomtel S.A.

Author of works and publications on monetary and foreign exchange policies.

On 8 January 2010, the Sejm of the Republic of Poland appointed Mr Andrzej Bratkowski as a member of the Monetary Policy Council.