Anna Kalata, was an economist, politician, businesswoman, economic advisor. Former Minister of Labour and Social Policy (2006-2007) in the Polish Government, Chairman of the Trilateral Social-Economic Commission and member of the Polish Financial Supervision Authority (2006-2007).The Speaker’s advisor in the Polish Parliament (2005-2006). She was the President of the Board of the Regional Credit Fund of the Mazovia region and was a member of the Management Board of the Financial Guarantee Fund of the Mazovia region. She has led her own business activity for many years operating in the fields of business consultancy, financial services and trade. At present she is the President of the Institute of Global Change Fundation and the Vice President of the Indo-Polish Chamber of Commerce & Industry as well as the President and Managing Director of the Center for New Business and Management and Kalata Media Ltd. .She graduated with a Master of Economy at the University of Warsaw and completed Ph.D. level coursework at the Warsaw School of Economics.
In private life she is the mother of two children. She is fascinated with culture and religions of Asia. She loves traveling. Anna gracefully combines strict economic rules with her artistic spirit through painting, dance and yoga. After she lost 38 kg she appeared in 2010 on the cover of SHAPE. She participated in the 12th edition of Dance with the Stars in Poland. Anna published her book "Real Changing - My Elixir of Youth" in which she described not only her battle with being overweight and her travels in India, but also her journey to find her inner self.