Monetary Policy Council
Professor of Economics
Born on 9 April 1950 in Warsaw.
In 1972 he graduated from the Central School of Planning and Statistics (SGPiS) (currently, Warsaw School of Economics) where he has worked as a lecturer since 1974. He is associate professor at the Collegium of Management and Finance of the Warsaw School of Economics. In the years 2003-2007, Professor at the School of Economics and Law in Kielce. Previously, he was engaged in teaching activities, inter alia, at the Polish Academy of Sciences (1978-1983), at the Inter-University Centre of Postgraduate Studies in Dubrovnik (1986-1989) and at the University of Colorado at Boulder (1993-1998).
Since the beginning of the 1990s, he has held numerous important functions in public administration. In 1991, Minister of Construction and Spatial Planning in the Government led by Jan K. Bielecki. In 1992, Minister of Foreign Economic Relations in the Government led by Jan Olszewski. Deputy to the Sejm of the Republic of Poland of the First Term (1991-1993) and senator of the Senate of the Republic of Poland of the Fourth Term (1997-2001), where he served as Deputy Chairman of the National Economy Committee. He was also a member of the EU-Poland Joint Parliamentary Committee.
He was Chairman of the Supervisory Boards of Bank Rozwoju Eksportu S.A., Centralwings and KGHM Polska Miedź S.A. In the years 2007-2008, President of the Board of Directors and General Director of Polkomtel S.A. Since 2009, economic advisor to the President of the Republic of Poland.
In the years 1993-2001, director of the Institute of Economic and Political Freedom. Member of the chapter of „Teraz Polska” Award (since 2006), the International Joseph A. Schumpeter Society (since 2002) and the European Society for the History of Economic Thought (since 2007).
On 16 February 2010 the President of the Republic of Poland appointed Mr Adam Glapiński as a member of the Monetary Policy Council.