About the NBP
Management Board of the NBP
Member of the Management Board of the NBP
Prof. Ryszard Kokoszczyński was born on 19 January 1954 in Warsaw.
Professor Kokoszczyński has been working at Narodowy Bank Polski since 1987. The posts he has held at the central bank include the following: Director of the Research and Analysis Department (1992-1998); Member of the Management Board of NBP (1994-1998); Vice President of NBP (1998-2001); Director of the Bureau of Macroeconomic Research (2002-2007); acting Director General of the Economic Institute of NBP (2008-2009) and Deputy Director of the Economic Institute of NBP (2009-2015).
Since October 1977 he has been a research worker of the University of Warsaw, presently holding the title of associate professor. He was awarded a postdoctoral degree in economics (“habilitation”) in 2004. Professor Kokoszczyński’s academic interests focus on macroeconomic modelling and monetary economics as well as banking. These very issues are the topics of the classes he teaches at the University of Warsaw and of a hundred or so research papers and press articles he has published.
He has completed numerous training programmes, both academic (at the European University Institute in Florence, the University of Birmingham, Institut für Weltwirtschaft in Kiel and Studienzentrum Gerzensee in Switzerland) and practical ones (at the General Workers’ Union in Malta, Dresdner Bank in Frankfurt and the World Bank in Washington). He has also participated in the work of several international collective bodies on the preparation of reforms of the international financial system (G-22 and others).
He served as Alternate Governor for Poland at the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development in Washington, a member of the Council of the International Bank for Economic Cooperation in Moscow and a member of the Council of the International Investment Bank in Moscow. He is currently a member of the Heads of Research Group of the European System of Central Banks. He was also a member of the Supervisory Board of the Warsaw Stock Exchange, a member of the Supervisory Board of Szkoła Bankowa Sp. z o.o., a member of the Public Debt Management Committee and President of the Supervisory Board of Powszechny Bank Gospodarczy in Łódź, as well as a member of the Supervisory Board of PKO BP.
Upon the request of the President of Narodowy Bank Polski, the President of the Republic of Poland Bronisław Komorowski appointed Ryszard Kokoszczyński Member of the Management Board of Narodowy Bank Polski as of 4 August 2015.