On September 26, 2011, Harvard European Law Association hosted breakfast with Mr. Marek Belka and about 20 graduate and undergraduate students from Harvard Law School, Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard Business School, Harvard College, Graduate School of Arts and Science, MIT and Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. Mr. Belka shared his views about current economical crisis as well as explained the economic transition that occurred in Poland after collapse of the communist regime. Moreover, he commented on his experience in International Monetary Found and in Iraq, where he was responsible for monetary reforms and economic recovery.
Mr. Marek Belka is currently President of the National Bank of Poland. He held many important national posts. He was a Prime Minister of Poland in 2004-05 and Minister of Finance in 1997 and again in 2001-2002. On international level, Mr. Belka was appointed a Director of IMP’s European Department and before Chairman of the Council for International Coordination for Iraq.