Managing Director - Portfolio & Asset Management - Europe, POLITYKA INSIGHT
Wawrzyniec Smoczyński manages Polityka Insight and leads its analytical team. He is the founder and creator of Polityka Insight. A former journalist, he previously served as foreign editor of the leading Polish weekly Polityka where he covered international affairs and economics. Winner of the Kwiatkowski Award for economic writing (2010), the Polish Grand Press Award (2011) and the Woyciechowski Prize for outstanding journalism (2012). Open Society Fellow 2008, Marshall Memorial Fellow 2009, Munich Young Leader 2010, IMF Journalism Fellow 2011. Since 2017 Wawrzyniec serves as council member of the European Council on Foreign Relations. A graduate in Egyptology at the University of Warsaw, he also studied General Linguistics and Coptology at the Georg August University, Göttingen.