Rector and Vice Rectors
Professor Piotr Wachowiak, PhD
Rector of SGH Warsaw School of Economics and Head of its Institute of Management. Deputy Chairman of the Committee on Organisational and Management Science of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Deputy Chairman of KRUE (Conference of Rectors of Economic Universities) and Chairman of KRUW (Conference of Rectors of Warsaw Universities). A graduate of the Faculty of Domestic Trade at SGPiS (legal predecessor of the SGH) in the field of organisation and management. Involved in business practice for 29 years: his roles included Deputy Director of the Management Board of the Żoliborz District in Warsaw and the Chancellor of SGH. He specialises in CSR and people management in organisations. An author and co-author of academic publications on topics such as HR policy, measurement of intellectual capital and knowledge management in enterprises, as well as negotiations and CSR.
Vice Rector for Development
Professor Roman Sobiecki, PhD
Vice Rector for Development at SGH Warsaw School of Economics and Head of its Institute of Markets and Competition. A graduate of SGPiS (legal predecessor of the SGH), where he also earned his doctoral and postdoctoral degrees. His research interests include economic theory and applied economics, focusing on: entrepreneurship, family businesses, competition theory and strategies, agricultural economics, food security and globalisation. An author, co author and scientific editor of several dozen books, textbooks and articles on micro- and macroeconomics, agricultural economics, globalisation, entrepreneurship, family businesses, sustainable development and competitive business strategies.
Vice Rector for Research
Professor Agnieszka Chłoń-Domińczak, PhD
Vice Rector for Research and Director of the Institute of Statistics and Demography at SGH Warsaw School of Economics. Member of the Committee on Demographic Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences, and leader of the Polish research group at SHARE 50+ (Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe). In 2008–2009, she served as an undersecretary of state in the Polish Ministry of Labour and Social Policy; she was also a member of the Supervisory Board of the Polish Social Insurance Institution (ZUS) and a member of the Polish Financial Supervision Authority. In 2007–2009, she was a Vice Chair of the Social Protection Committee (SPC) of the Council of the EU. In 2010–2017, she managed projects at the Educational Research Institute (IBE) in preparation of the implementation of the Polish Qualifications Framework. Her areas of specialisation include demography, pension systems, the labour market, social policy, health and education.
Vice Rector for Teaching and Student Affairs
Professor Krzysztof Kozłowski, PhD
Vice Rector for Teaching and Student Affairs at SGH Warsaw School of Economics, and Head of the Institute of International Studies (SGH). A graduate of the Faculty of Journalism and Political Science and the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw, where he also received his doctoral degree. He defended his postdoctoral thesis on „The Middle Kingdom and the New Silk Road: Post-Soviet Central Asia and Xinjiang in the policy of the PRC” [Państwo Środka a Nowy Jedwabny Szlak: Poradziecka Azja Centralna i Xinjiang w polityce ChRL] at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań. His research focuses on political theory, methodology of sciences and game theory. He is also interested in the ‘grey zone’ in politics, organised crime and terrorism. An author of numerous publications on Central and East Asia.
Vice Rector for International Relations
Professor Jacek Prokop, PhD
Vice Rector for International Relations at SGH Warsaw School of Economics and Head of the Department of Business Economics. A graduate of SGPiS (legal predecessor of SGH) and Virginia Tech in the USA, where he also received a doctoral degree on the basis of his dissertation entitled „A Game Theoretical Investigation of the International Debt Overhang.” In 1991–1998, he worked as an Assistant Professor at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, USA. He defended his habilitation (postdoctoral) dissertation on „Contribution to the theory of assuming control over joint-stock companies” [Przyczynek do teorii przejmowania kontroli nad spółkami akcyjnymi] at SGH Warsaw School of Economics. His research focuses on microeconomics, analysis of market structures (industrial organisation), cartels and market monopolisation, as well as mergers and acquisitions.
Authorities of undergraduate studies
Professor Bartosz Witkowski, PhD
Dean of Undergraduate Studies at SGH Warsaw School of Economics and Director of the Institute of Econometrics. He holds a degree in quantitative methods and information systems from the SGH. He deals with applications of econometrics, in particular models based on panel data. A co-author of more than ten articles published in high impact journals. He has facilitated many training courses on the practical use of different types of quantitative methods, for institutions such as for the National Bank of Poland, the World Bank, government ministries and commercial banks. His research focuses on econometrics, in particular applied econometrics, panel data econometrics and microeconometrics.
Izabela Buchowicz, PhD
Deputy Dean of Undergraduate Studies at SGH Warsaw School of Economics, and Head of the Educational and Scientific Policy Unit. A graduate of SGPiS (legal predecessor of the SGH), she obtained her doctoral degree at SGH Warsaw School of Economics. She has participated in multiple international, national and local research projects, such as Qualifications recognition support for Ukrainian universities, and Governance of Educational Trajectories in Europe. In 2021, she completed the Crisis Leadership in Higher Education programme at Harvard University. Her research focuses on education, governance in education, education policy, education in public policy, and human capital.
Joanna Korpus, PhD
Deputy Dean of Undergraduate Studies at SGH Warsaw School of Economics. A graduate of the Faculty of Management at the Częstochowa University of Technology, where she earned her doctoral degree in economic science in the field of management. In her academic and research work, she focuses on strategic management, mainly growth and development strategies, sources of competitive advantage as well as mergers and acquisitions. An author of over 80 publications, principal investigator and participant of many research projects, including „Factors determining companies’ vulnerability to hostile takeovers on the Polish capital market” [Czynniki podatności spółek na wrogie przejęcia na polskim rynku kapitałowym], „New thinking in strategic management in business: A look towards the future” [Nowe myślenie w zarządzaniu strategicznym przedsiębiorstwem – spojrzenie ku przyszłości].
Olga Mikołajczyk, PhD
Deputy Dean of Undergraduate Studies at SGH Warsaw School of Economics. She holds a degree in Finance and Banking from the SGH. She started her professional career at the Institute of Finance (previously: Department of Finance) and has been working there continuously. An active participant in the life of SGH and its community, she has served, among others, as a member of the Scientific Council of the Collegium of Management and Finance, and has also organised multiple academic conferences for finance specialists under the auspices of the Institute of Finance. Her research focuses on issues such as venture capital and business financing, with particular emphasis on innovative ventures and the activity of business angels in Poland and abroad.
Małgorzata Znoykowicz-Wierzbicka, PhD
Deputy Dean of Undergraduate Studies at SGH Warsaw School of Economics. She holds a degree in international relations from the University of Warsaw and in international economic and political relations from SGH Warsaw School of Economics under the SGH – Sciences Polish-French Programme of European Studies. She obtained her doctoral degree at the SGH based on her dissertation entitled „Coordination of the economic policy of European Community member states: A theoretical contribution” [Koordynacja polityki gospodarczej krajów członkowskich Wspólnoty Europejskiej – przyczynek do teorii]. In her research, she focuses on economic and political background of the European integration process, coordination of economic policies among the EU member states, and prospects of Poland adopting the euro.
Authorities of graduate studies
Professor Dorota Niedziółka, PhD
Dean of Graduate Studies at the SGH Warsaw School of Economics, and Head of the Department of Economic Geography. A graduate of the SGH Warsaw School of Economics, where she also obtained a doctoral degree based on her dissertation „Linking customs infrastructure with technical infrastructure in Poland” [Powiązanie infrastruktury celnej z infrastrukturą techniczną w Polsce]. Her post-doctoral dissertation (habilitation) was devoted to the regionalisation of energy markets. Member of the SGH Senate and the Senate Programme Commission. Her research focuses on energy security, energy markets, business destinations, economic geography, regionalisation and globalisation.
Professor Michał Bernardelli, PhD
Deputy Dean of Graduate Studies at SGH Warsaw School of Economics and Head of the Physical Education and Sport unit. He holds a degree in mathematics and computer science from the University of Warsaw, where he also earned his doctoral degree. He received his postdoctoral degree at SGH Warsaw School of Economics based on his dissertation entitled „The application of hidden Markov models in economics and finance, with particular emphasis on economic sentiment studies” [Zastosowanie ukrytych modeli Markowa w ekonomii i finansach, ze szczególnym uwzględnieniem badań koniunkturalnych]. He engages in interdisciplinary research based mainly on the use of IT and mathematical apparatus to solve problems in areas related to data analysis and mining, in particular Big Data, predictive methods and optimisation.
Piotr Maszczyk, PhD
Deputy Dean of Graduate Studies at SGH Warsaw School of Economics, and Head of the Macroeconomics and Public Economics Unit. A graduate of SGH, he received a doctoral degree in 2007 based on his dissertation entitled „The privatisation process in Central and Eastern Europe: A contribution to theory” [Proces prywatyzacji w Europie Środkowo-Wschodniej. Przyczynek do teorii]. Author and coauthor of nearly fifty articles and academic studies as well as numerous expert opinions. His research focuses on economic theory, institutional economics, comparative economics of economic systems, differentiation of models/variations of capitalism, public sector economics, managerial economics and systemic transformation in Central and Eastern Europe.
Professor Mikołaj Pindelski, PhD
Deputy Dean of Graduate Studies at SGH Warsaw School of Economics. A graduate of the SGH, where he also earned a postdoctoral degree based on his dissertation entitled „Awareness of strategy and its implementation: The salesforce perspective” [Świadomość strategii i jej realizacji. Perspektywa pracowników sprzedaży]. Chairman of the Board of PRME CEE Chapter at the United Nations, lecturer at many universities outside Poland, including Israel, India, South Africa and England. In his research work, he focuses on strategy implementation, new and future trends in management, sales and sales management, innovation management and commercialisation of innovations, especially in the context of corporate social responsibility, entrepreneurship and new business models.
Professor Andrzej Zawistowski, PhD
Deputy Dean of Graduate Studies at SGH Warsaw School of Economics. A graduate of the University of Warsaw, he holds a doctoral degree in economics and a postdoctoral degree in history. In his academic work, he researches the political, economic and social aspects of Polish history in the 20th century, with particular emphasis on the history of the Polish People’s Republic. An author of several dozen academic works and several hundred popular publications, a series of works on the history of the SGH and educational publications. A founding member of the Polish Association of Economic History. Winner of numerous awards for scholarly achievements, including Klio (2019), Historical Book of the Year (honourable mention in 2018), SGH Rector’s awards and „Inspiration of the Year 2021” awarded by SGH students.
Authorities of the Doctoral School
Professor Wojciech Pacho, PhD
The Dean of the Doctoral School at SGH Warsaw School of Economics, the head of the Department of Applied Economics, member of the Senate’s Programme Committee, presiding over the Programme Board of the Faculty of Economy. Graduate of the Main School of Planning and Statistics at the Faculty of Theory of Economy (SGPiS). The focus of his scientific and teaching interests is on macroeconomic issues, in particular on long-term phenomena. The author of numerous articles and book publications, including „Wpływ inflacji i podatku bezpośredniego na akumulację kapitału w przedsiębiorstwie”, „Podatki bezpośrednie a tempo zmian wartości kapitału przedsiębiorstwa”, „Stagnacja gospodarcza i innowacje techniczne w okresie przedindustrialnym”.
Professor Teresa Pakulska, PhD
Deputy Dean of the Doctoral School at SGH Warsaw School of Economics. Professor of SGH Warsaw School of Economics at the Institute of Markets and Competition, Collegium of Business Administration. Graduate of SGH Warsaw School of Economics. Research interests: foreign direct investments, transnational corporations and innovation in the economy with a particular focus on the internationalisation of enterprises and competitive strategies of transnational corporations in the digital economy, and sharing economy. Co-author of the first book on the Polish market raising the question of the influence of digitalization on the conditions of global competition „Platformisation of transnational corporations” [Platformizacja korporacji transnarodowych] (2021). An author of over 130 academic publications, including: „Non-Equity Modes as International Business Strategy” (2015), „Transnational Corporations and Global Search for Resources” [Korporacje transnarodowe a globalne pozyskiwanie zasobów] (2009), „In Search of New Models of International Expansion” [W poszukiwaniu nowych modeli ekspansji międzynarodowej] (2016), „Digital Economy” [Gospodarka cyfrowa] (2019), „Geobusiness” [Geobiznes] (2017), „Business Environment and the Development of Sharing Economy” (2017).
Professor Marzanna Witek-Hajduk, PhD
Deputy Dean of the Doctoral School at SGH Warsaw School of Economics. Head of the Department of International Business at the Collegium of World Economy. A graduate of the Foreign Trade Department at SGPiS (legal predecessor of the SGH), she received her doctoral and postdoctoral degrees at SGH. Principal investigator and researcher in numerous research projects on topics such as international corporate strategies, internetisation, brand management, international strategies of brands from emerging markets, manufacturer and retailer brand strategies, manufacturer-retailer relations, as well as marketing alliances and business models. An author, co-author and editor of numerous monographs and articles in this field.
Authorities of the Collegium of Economic Analysis
Professor Beata Czarnacka-Chrobot, PhD
Dean of the Collegium of Economic Analysis at SGH Warsaw School of Economics and Head of the Institute of Information Systems and Digital Economy. Her research focuses on process and software dimensioning, and she has devoted most of her publications (approx. 100) to these issues. A member of the Science Studies Committee at the Polish Academy of Sciences, and the Poland representative at the Common Software Measurement Consortium (COSMIC) International Advisory Council. A co founder and Vice President of the Polish Association for Software Measurement (PSMO). She works as an expert for public administration bodies, consulting firms and IT companies. A winner of many awards, including the Marek Car Award.
Professor Robert Kruszewski, PhD
Deputy Dean of the Collegium of Economic Analysis at SGH Warsaw School of Economics. A graduate of the Faculty of Mathematics, Mechanics and Computer Science of the University of Warsaw. At SGH, he earned his doctoral degree based on his dissertation entitled „Migration movements of the population in selected models of economic growth” [Ruchy migracyjne ludności w wybranych modelach wzrostu gospodarczego] and his postdoctoral degree based on „Selected models of the multiplier and accelerator interaction: An analysis of chaotic dynamics” [Wybrane modele współdziałania mnożnika i akceleratora. Analiza chaotycznej dynamiki]. In research, he focuses on mathematical economics, in particular dynamic systems, bifurcation theory and chaos theory.
Authorities of the Collegium of Socio-Economics
Professor Piotr Błędowski, PhD
Dean of the Collegium of Socio-Economics at SGH Warsaw School of Economics, and Director of the Institute of Social Economy. A graduate of the Faculty of Economics and Social Science at SGPiS (legal predecessor of SGH), where he received his doctorate. He devoted his post-doctoral dissertation (habilitation) to local social policies towards the elderly. Economist, social policy expert and gerontologist. His research focuses on old age from a social and macroeconomic perspective, public policy towards poverty, social assistance and its economic determinants, local social policy and economic aspects of long-term care. He has conducted and headed numerous national and international empirical studies.
Professor Marcin Krawczyk, PhD
Deputy Dean of the Collegium of Socio-Economics at SGH Warsaw School of Economics and Head of the Department of Economic Theory. A graduate of SGH Warsaw School of Economics, where he also obtained his doctoral degree in economic science on the basis of dissertation entitled „James Tobin’s concept of budget deficit and public debt versus Ricardian equivalence theorem” [Jamesa Tobina koncepcja deficytu budżetowego i długu publicznego a ricardiański teoremat ekwiwalentności]. He received his postdoctoral degree in economics on the basis of the monograph entitled „Liquidity trap and monetary accommodation of fiscal expansion” [Pułapka płynności a monetarna akomodacja fiskalnej ekspansji]. His research and academic work focus on theoretical analysis of the effectiveness of expansionary fiscal and monetary policies.
Authorities of the Collegium of World Economy
Professor Mariusz Próchniak, PhD
Dean of the Collegium of World Economy at SGH Warsaw School of Economics and Head of the Department of Economics II. A graduate of SGH Warsaw School of Economics, he also obtained his doctoral and postdoctoral degrees there. His research focuses on economic growth modelling and real convergence from the theoretical and empirical perspective, with particular emphasis on the role of institutional factors. He is also involved in research on models of capitalism. An author and co-author of monographs and numerous articles published, among others, in journals listed in the JCR database. Participant of many research projects funded by bodies such as the National Science Centre (NCN) and the National Bank of Poland.
Authorities of the Collegium of Business Administration
Professor Gabriel Główka, PhD
Dean of the Collegium of Business Administration of Warsaw School of Economics, and Director of the Institute of Corporate Finance and Investment. A graduate of the Faculty of Production Economics at SGPiS (legal predecessor of SGH), he obtained his doctoral and post-doctoral degrees at SGH. His research focuses mainly on the functioning of the real estate market, including its deficiencies, with a particular emphasis on the formation of price bubbles in housing markets, as well as the systems of financing real estate investments and mortgage banking. Author of publications on these topics. Also active in economic practice: previously in the banking sector and currently in the construction industry.
Professor Małgorzata Poniatowska-Jaksch, PhD
Deputy Dean of the Collegium of Business Administration at SGH Warsaw School of Economics, and the Head of the Competition Strategy Unit at the Institute of Markets and Competition (SGH). A graduate of SGH Warsaw School of Economics, she also obtained her doctoral and postdoctoral degrees there. Her research interests include: internationalisation of enterprises in digital economy, platform economy and institutional determinants of international business. A co-author of the first Polish publications on sharing economy and platformisation of transnational corporations. A principal investigator in research projects and co-author of expert opinions on business competitiveness in the era of digital economy.
Authorities of the Collegium of Management and Finance
Professor Joanna Wielgórska-Leszczyńska, PhD
Dean of the Collegium of Management and Finance at SGH Warsaw School of Economics. A graduate of the Faculty of Domestic Trade at SGPiS (legal predecessor of SGH). She received her doctoral and post-doctoral degrees from SGH. Her scholarly work focuses on accounting, in particular accounting in commercial banks and central banks, investment and pension funds, brokerage houses, co-operative credit unions, as well as accounting as an information system to support the management function. She also deals with auditing and notifying the audit of financial statements and on using the outcomes of audits in decision-making. An author of numerous publications on this topic, she is a member of professional organisations of statutory auditors and accountants.
Michał Matusewicz, PhD
Deputy Dean of the Collegium of Management and Finance at SGH Warsaw School of Economics. A graduate of SGH, where he also obtained a doctoral degree based on his dissertation entitled „Poland in the Economic and Monetary Union: Consequences for the economy and enterprises” [Polska w Unii Gospodarczej i Walutowej – konsekwencje dla gospodarki i przedsiębiorstw]. He specialises in finance, international finance, public finance, monetary integration and financial crises. Author and coauthor of multiple publications on finance. Head of the Postgraduate Studies in Taxation.
Chancellor - Chief Operating Officer
Marcin Dąbrowski, PhD
Chancellor of SGH Warsaw School of Economics since 2016. Board member of HUMANE absl, founder and editor-in-chief of „E-mentor” (a scientific bimonthly journal). Also with experience in non-governmental organisations, e.g. as a managing director of the Foundation for the Promotion and Accreditation of Economic Education, president of the Association of Children’s Universities in Poland, chairman of the programming boards of the „Kwartalnik Trzeci Sektor” (quarterly) and the European Foundation for Entrepreneurship Development. A graduate of SGH Warsaw School of Economics and two postgraduate programmes in organisation management and project management. His doctoral dissertation was devoted to the application of a strategic scorecard in ensuring organisational efficiency of university operations based on the example of the organisation of distance learning.
Deputy Chancellor of SGH Warsaw School of Economics since 2016, previously working as a project manager and a research and teaching associate. She is able to combine her perfect understanding of the academia with a pragmatic business approach. She gained her experience in business and management by implementing and managing numerous consulting projects for large companies, public institutions and SMEs. An SGH graduate, scholarship holder under the US Department of State International Visitor Leadership Program, participant in training and development programmes for managerial staff, including Crisis Leadership in Higher Education organised by the Harvard Kennedy School, and University Management Leaders organised by the University of Helsinki.
Bursar of SGH Warsaw School of Economics since 2024. For 18 years in the financial industry. She has been professionally connected with SGH since 2011. She’s worked as the Head of Financial Accounting Department and later as the Head of the Project Accounting Department. Participated in a number of training courses on accounting for domestic and international projects and taxes. A graduate of the Economics Faculty at the WSU in Kielce, and the Faculty of Management at the AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow. She completed postgraduate studies at SGH Warsaw School of Economics in accounting and obtained an Executive MBA at SGH.
Deputy Bursar at the SGH Warsaw School of Economics since 2024. Her professional career has been closely related to the financial implementation of projects. For more than 8 years at the University, she was involved in tasks within the Project Support - Accounting Office. She is a graduate in Finance and Accounting from the Faculty of Economic Sciences at the University of Warsaw. Moreover, she is a graduate in postgraduate studies focusing on the Mechanisms of the Functioning of the EURO Zone (the University of Warsaw). Additionally, she completed postgraduate studies at SGH in both Internal Audit and Managerial Control in the Public Finance Sector as well as Human Resources and Payroll.