Member, Sejm of the Republic of Poland
Marcin ŚWIĘCICKI is a Polish politician and economist who has been a member of the Polish Parliament since November 2011. Prior, he served as the Director of the EC/UNDP Blue Ribbon Analytical and Advisory Centre in Kyiv from 2007 to 2011 and as the Coordinator of the OSCE Economic and Environmental Activities in Vienna from 2002 to 2005. Dr. Święcicki was an advisor on economic reforms to the President of the Republic of Lithuania from 2000 to 2001. In the period of 1999 - 2000, he was the Undersecretary of State in the Ministry of Economy responsible for economic relations between Poland and the European Union. During that time he was a member of the Polish team that negotiated the EU accession. In 1994 - 1999, he was the Mayor of Warsaw, and from 1989 to 1991 he served as the Minister for Foreign Economic Relations in the first post-communist government led by the PM Tadeusz Mazowiecki. He was the co-author of the Balcerowicz plan, an economic stabilization plan for Poland. Dr. Święcicki graduated with an economics degree from Warsaw University. For his postgraduate studies, he spent two years in the USA, studying at Harvard and George Washington University. He holds a Ph.D. in economics.