Experts - economics

Piotr Naimski

Piotr Naimski

Polish politician, former Secretary of State at the Ministry of Economy. PhD degree in sciences at Warsaw University. From 1999 to October 2001 Prime Minister Jerzy Buzek’s advisor on national security. Member of the Team for the Diversification of Natural Gas Supplies to Poland. Coordinated the activities leading to the signing of the agreement on natural gas supplies from Norway. In 2000–2001 member of the Supervisory Board of the Polish Oil and Gas Company (PGNiG). Professor and, since 2003, Dean of the Faculty of Political Studies at the National-Louis University in Nowy Sącz, Poland.


Gyorgy Németh

Commercial counsellor of the Embassy of the Republic of Hungary in Warsaw. Graduated in agricultural sciences from the University of Gardening and international economic relations from the University of Economics in Budapest. Between 1978 and 1990 worked for one of the biggest Hungarian foreign trade companies, for the last 6 years as Head of the company’s office in Warsaw. In 1990-1994 one of the top foreign trade managers of a leading industrial company in Hungary. From 1994 to 2002 and since 2004 commercial counsellor at the Hungarian Embassy in Warsaw. 

Metodija Papazoski

Studied at the University of St. Cyril and Methodius in Skopie, Macedonia. Graduated with a bachelor degree in International Trade. He also graduated with merits both from Bradford School of Economics, as well as from William R. Boone HS in USA with a master degree in Management and Economy. Metodija also received the Presidential Scholarship at Valencia Community College. He used to work for the leading Polish fabrics manufacturer where he was responsible for the market studies and new customer acquisition. As a PMR Consulting  team member (since 2006 to present) he has been involved in researches of the SEE markets. 

Viliam Pätoprstý

Viliam Pätoprstý

Chief Analyst of UniBanka Slovakia, member of UniCredit Group. Graduated in economics from Bocconi University in Milano and in banking and finance from University of Economics in Bratislava. Until 2001 worked with MESA10  - an independent economic think-tank. In 2001 he joined UniBanka. He is an author and a co-author of several publications and studies in the field of banking sector and economic development. He is regularly quoted by local and international media on current economic issues. 

Dariusz Szwed

Dariusz Szwed

One of the founders and presidents of the Polish Green Party (Zieloni 2004). Graduated in International Economic Relations from the Krakow University of Economics and in Economic Foundations of Environmental Policy from the Warsaw University, Poland. Began his cooperation with non-governmental organizations at the beginning of the 1990s as participant of the Green Federation; in 1996-1997 coordinator of an international campaign Menu for the Next Millenium as a result of which legal entries regarding genetically modified organisms (GMOs) were included in the Environmental Protection Act. In the years 1998-2004 he was Head of the Environmental Lobbying Support Office in the Polish Parliament; expert and adviser on the issues of environmental protection and sustainable development of numerous non-governmental organizations. 

Anna Wiśniewski

Anna Wisniewski

Counsellor,Consulate General of Hungary in Krakow.  Holds PhD in International Economics (Modernization strategies and Monetary Accession: a comparative study of Poland and Hungary, University of Economics and Administration, Budapest, Hungary) and also has a Masters of Arts and Economics degree. Works as Associated research fellow at Institute for World Economics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. In 2001 worked as a consultant responsible for Poland in Ministry for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Hungary. Schollarships at Jagiellonian University, Catholic University in Lublin, University of Mons-Hainaut, Belgium.