Miasto Stoleczne Warszawa

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The Mayor of the City of Warsaw

published: 18 nov 2009 - 11:49, Grzegorz Wolff
The City of Warsaw fot. The City of Warsaw

Biography of Mayor of Warsaw, MS Hanna Gronkiewicz - Waltz.


Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz was born on 4 November 1952 in Warsaw.

In 1975 she graduated in Law at Warsaw University. In the same year she began to work as academic at Warsaw University. In the year 1981 she defended her doctoral thesis entitled: "Industry minister role in state economy management" and got doctor's degree in law. In 1989 she was an expert of Sejm [Polish parliament] and Senate within the scope of administrative, economic and banking law. In 1993 she got a title of assistant professor on the basis of the book entitled: "Central Bank - from planned to market economy".

From 6 March 1992 to 31 December 2000 she was the president of Polish National Bank (NBP). When performing the function as NBP president she strengthened the independence of the Central Bank, put the banking system in order, she carried out zloty denomination and its liquidation.

In the years 2001-2005 she was Vice-President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. Now she is a professor at the Warsaw University and Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University at the Faculty of Law and Administration and director of Administrative Law, Economic Law and Banking Law Institute.

From September 2005 she was a member of parliament in Sejm and Chairman of State Treasury Commission. From June 2006 she has been performing a function as deputy president of Civic Platform. She took part in many international conferences. She is an author of over 40 scientific publications including manuals and monographs.

On 26 November 2006 she was elected to the post of the Mayor of the City of Warsaw.