Professor at the Lazarski University and the Director of its Blockchain Technology Centre (Warsaw, Poland). MA, PhD and habilitation gained at the Warsaw School of Economics; its employee for 20 years giving there lectures mostly on economics and the director of its Postgraduate Studies in Administration and Economic Policy (with vice-prime ministers L. Balcerowicz, G. Kołodko, J. Piechociński).
Advisor to the Minister for Higher Education in Poland (2010-11, 2020-21) and f. leader of 100+ blockchain advisors to the Minister for Digital Affairs (2016-18).
R&D manager of iVoting project (voting via blockchain and TOR, budget c. $2.2m) and at Igoria Trade S.A. (quoted on Warsaw Stock Exchange) (anti-fraud PSD2 system on blockchain with machine learning; $2.4m). R&D advisor at Tecra (crowdfunding of projects via digital tokens and decentralized exchange, c. $4.25m). Former CEO of the Polish Accelerator of Blockchain Technology ($2.6m, honorary auspices of the Minister for Digital Affairs). Director of SimpleChain Foundation (Singapore), f. CEO of InvestOn (London). CEO of a private research institute specialising in innovations.
Member of the Polish Economic Association, of Polish IT Association, of the Jagiellonian Club think-tank, of British Alumni Society (and participant of its Top People Project shadowing David Milliband, MP, ex UK’s Minister for Foreign Affairs). Reviewer of Elsevier and some other publishers and journals in economics.
Research fellow at the Centre for Blockchain Technologies – University College London (UCL), f. member of the Centre for Comparative Economics at UCL; member of the board of directors of the International Decentralized Association of Cryptocurrency and Blockchain (Moscow), external associate at Iran Blockchain Labs in Sharif University of Technology. Member of the board of Polish Bitcoin Association, judge at arbitrage court by the Economic Chamber of Blockchain and New Technologies (one of unique such organizations in the world).
Leading expert in Poland in blockchain (and cryptocurrencies) and financial crises (has predicted the subprime crisis, warning of it Polish public opinion since August 2007 – over a year before the Lehman Brothers collapse). Expert of the European Economic and Social Committee on ‘European economic and financial system’ (2021).
Scientific editor of over 30 books, incl. a few published in the UK; author of 100+ scientific papers. Organiser of over 20 scientific conferences. Speaker at dozens of conferences (San Francisco, Singapore, Bangkok, Shanghai, London etc.). Among TOP-10 most frequently cited scientists of Warsaw School of Economics (at early 2010s).
Expert of Polish ministries, government agencies, regional authorities, and political parties (f. head of 100+ advisors to the Women’s Party, co-author of the ‘Nowoczesna’ program). Author of the project of digital zloty.
A business and innovation consultant to dozens of firms, startups and investment funds. Member of supervisory boards of: Horum (blockchain bank project), MassMedica (quoted on WSE), Instar Energy Lab.
Scholarships on some of the best universities in Europe and Asia (UCL – 12 months, National University of Singapore – Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, 5 months).
Scholarships and grants from: the British Council, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD), Salzburg Seminars, Ministry of Education and Sciences in Japan, International Visegrad Fund; from Polish gov bodies: Ministry of National Education, of Economy, of Regional Development, National Bank of Poland, National R&D Centre, Polish Agency for Entrepreneurship Development and others.