People

  • Foundation Board
  • Foundation Council
  • Scientific Council
  • Collaborators

Foundation Board

Karol Muszyński

Karol Muszyński

Member of the Foundation Board

member of the Foundation Board, socio-legal researcher, PhD candidate at the Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Warsaw. He holds an MA in Law and an MA in History (both with Distinction) from the University of Warsaw, as well as an MA in Business Law from the University of Poitiers. Karol was awarded the Scholarship of the Polish Minister of Science and Higher Education multiple times, and is a visiting researcher at the International Institute for the Sociology of Law.

Filip Konopczyński

Filip Konopczyński

Member of the Foundation Board

Filip Konopczyński: co-founder and a member of the executive board of the Foundation. A graduate of University of Warsaw (MA in Law and Cultural Anthropology). His work experience include working for the Polish Commissioner for Human Rights, being an analyst for OKO.PRESS, organizing and hosting debate centre at the University of Warsaw Alumni Club. He published numerous articles in the Polish media (Gazeta Wyborcza, Krytyka Polityczna, Kultura Liberalna, Res Publika, Przekrój, VICE).

Tomasz Janyst

Tomasz Janyst

Head of the Foundation Board

Lawyer, banker, PhD candidate at the Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Warsaw. Tomasz is an alumnus of the Collegium Invisibile and holds a postgraduate degree in Banking from the Warsaw School of Economics. He was awarded the Scholarship of the Polish Minister of Science and Higher Education multiple times, and has been a visiting researcher at Peking University.

Anna Gromada

Anna Gromada

Member of the Foundation Board

sociologist, economist, researcher of the Polish Academy of Sciences. Anna has collaborated, among the others, with public administration in Poland and France, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Thomson Reuters and Young Academics Network.

Foundation Council

Aleksandra Wiśniewska

Aleksandra Wiśniewska

Member of the Foundation Council

PhD candidate at the Faculty of Economic Sciences, University of Warsaw. She graduated in economics and cultural anthropology at the University of Warsaw. Aleksandra has carried out numerous analyses of the cultural sector commissioned by local governments and cultural organisations in Poland. She is also a practitioner in theatrical production.

Katarzyna Golik

Katarzyna Golik

Member of the Foundation Council

Orientalist and economist. She currently holds a position of statistical analyst and is a PhD candidate at the Polish Academy of Sciences. Katarzyna received an MA in Mongolian and Tibetan Studies from the University of Warsaw, and a BA in Banking and Finance at the Warsaw College of Economics. She held scholarships in Mongolia and China and was awarded a grant for young scholars by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Poland.

Maciej Sobociński

Maciej Sobociński

Head of the Foundation Council

head of the Foundation Council, sociologist, graduate of the University of Warsaw and University of Warwick. Currently, he is a doctoral researcher at the European University Institute in Florence where he works on demographic politics in Central and Eastern Europe. In the past, Maciej worked with the Institute of Public Affairs (ISP) in Warsaw, Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS) in Brussels, ​the World Bank, and ​the Socialists & Democrats Group in the European Parliament.

Scientific Council

Jan Toporowski

Jan Toporowski

Member of the Scientific Council

(born in 1950), economist, Professor of Economics and Finance and former Head of Department of Economics at SOAS University of London (until 2012), member of EuroMemo: European Economists for an Alternative Economic Policy in Europe, Research Fellow at the Bank of Finland (2005), member of editorial board of Review of Political Economy and scientific boards of Ekonomista and Gentes et Nationes. He is the author of Michal Kalecki: An Intellectual Biography.

Jerzy Wilkin

Jerzy Wilkin

Member of the Scientific Council

(born in 1947), economists, Professor and Fellow Member of the Polish Academy of Sciences. He served as long-term Head of Department of Political Economy at the Faculty of Economic Science at the University of Warsaw. Currently, he is Head of Department of European Integration at the Institute of Rural and Agricultural Development of the Polish Academy of Sciences. He is the head of the editorial board of Ekonomista.

Jerzy Osiatyński

Jerzy Osiatyński

Member of the Scientific Council

(born in 1941), economist, Professor at the Institute of Economic Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences and a member of its Scientific Council, lecturer at Bielsko-Biała School of Finances and Law (2001-2014), minister in cabinets of Tadeusz Mazowiecki and Hanna Suchocka, member of the Polish Parliament (1989-2001), voluntary advisor to President of Poland Bronisław Komorowski  (2010-2013), member of Monetary Policy Council (2013-), editor of collected works of Michal Kalecki.

Jeanne Fagnani-Lichtenstein

Jeanne Fagnani-Lichtenstein

Member of the Scientific Council

(born in 1942), Research Director and then Emeritus Research Director at Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (National Centre for Scientific Research). Associate Researcher at Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales in Paris. In the years 2008-2011 advisor to the Secretary General of the OECD. Member of the Scientific committee of the Foundation Homme et Nature-Nicolas Hulot.

Collaborators