Prof. Grzegorz W. Kolodko – intellectual and politician, a key architect of Polish reforms. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, 1994-97 and 2002-03. Member of the European Academy of Arts, Sciences and Humanities. Founder and Director of Transformation, Integration and Globalization Economic Research, TIGER (www.tiger.edu.pl) at Kozminski University. Author of research papers and numerous books published in 26 languages. The world’s most quoted Polish economist. Marathon runner and globetrotter who’s explored over 160 countries.