Mr Rafał Antczak is an economist and manager with more than twenty years of experience in international and domestic projects for companies in financial and real economy sectors, governments, and research institutions. He has graduated from the Department of Economic Sciences of the University of Warsaw and the Comprehensive Course in Market Economics at the Joint Vienna Institute (1997). From October 2008 till January 2017, he was with Deloitte Consulting S.A. as management board member responsible for research, micro and macroeconomic projections, and strategic and business consulting. In 2006 to 2008, he served as managing director and chief economist of the PZU Group and member of the Supervisory Boards of PZU Asset Management, PZU-Ukraina, PZU-Ukraina Ubezpieczenia na Życie and UFG. In 2006 to 2008, he was an active lecturer at the Department of Management and the MBA Programme of the University of Warsaw. In 1994 to 2006, he was an economist with the Centre for Social and Economic Research CASE Science Foundation. He has published extensively on economics and market research.