Pawel Kowalewski is Economic Adviser in the Bureau of Monetary Policy Strategy at the National Bank of Poland.
He was previously a member of the Markets Division of the Deutsche Bundesbank and Head of the European Integration Department of the National Bank of Poland.
Kowalewski began his career at the first independent think tank in Central and Eastern Europe, the Gdañsk Institute for Market Economics.
In 2002, he joined the Vienna Institute for International Studies (in cooperation with the OeNB) and the Vienna University for Economics and Business Administration.
In 2004, he began work at the Polish Ministry of Finance, where upon the request of Minister Miroslaw Gronicki, he was requested to unify the foreign and domestic departments into one single department of public debt. During his tenure, Poland was the only second country to issue 50Y bonds denominated in euros.
In 2006, Kowalewski left the Ministry of Finance and focused on research on the Gulf Cooperation Council region and the oil industry and public debt management. He joined the NBP in January 2008.
Kowalewski holds both an MA and a PhD in Economics from the University of Gdañsk.