Deputy Prime Minister, minister of development and finance
Born on June 20, 1968 in Wrocław. Polish manager and banker, former CEO of Bank Zachodni WBK.
A graduate of the University of Wroclaw, Business Administration Central Connecticut State University and Wrocław University of Technology, MBA studies at the University of Economics in Wrocław, the University of Hamburg, and the University of Basel. He began his professional career in 1992 in the Cogito company. In 1993 - 1996 he was employed in the Enter Marketing-Publishing company in Wrocław, in 1995 he underwent an internship at the Deutsche Bundesbank, and in 1996-1997 he worked at the University of Frankfurt am Main. In 1998 he was appointed the Deputy Director of the department negotiating terms of Poland’s accession to the EU in the Committee for European Integration and was a member of the group negotiating Poland’s accession to the European Union (Banking and Finance). From 1998 to 2001 he was employed at Bank Zachodni - first as an advisor to the CEO, then as the Member of the Board and Managing Director. In June 2001 Mateusz Morawiecki became a member of the Management Board of Bank Zachodni WBK, and in May 2007 he was appointed the CEO.
In 2013 he was awarded the Cross of Freedom and Solidarity for merits in activity for the independence and sovereignty of Poland and observance of human rights. On June 23, 2015, in recognition of his outstanding merits in supporting and promoting Polish culture and national heritage, he was decorated with Polonia Restituta Knight's Cross.