Zyta Gilowska

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Zyta Gilowska
Minister of Finance
In office
22 September 2006 – 16 November 2007
Deputy Prime Minister
In office
22 September 2006 – 16 November 2007
Deputy Prime Minister
In office
7 January 2006 – 23 June 2006
Prime Minister Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz
Minister of Finance
In office
7 January 2006 – 23 June 2006
Prime Minister Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz
Succeeded by Pawel Wojciechowski
Personal details
Born (1949-07-07) 7 July 1949 (age 65)
Nowe Miasto Lubawskie
Nationality Polish
Political party Freedom Union
Civic Platform
Alma mater Warsaw University
Maria Curie-Sklodowska University

Zyta Gilowska [ˈzɨta gʲiˈlɔfska] ( ) (born 7 July 1949) is a Polish economist, academic and politician.

Early life and education[edit]

Gilowska was born in Nowe Miasto Lubawskie on 7 July 1949.[1] She graduated with a degree in economics from Warsaw University.[2] She also holds a PhD in economics from Maria Curie-Sklodowska University in Lublin in 1981.[2]

Career[edit]

Gilowska started his career as a research assistant at Maria Curie-Sklodowska University and worked there from 1972 to 1985.[2] She became associate professor in 1995 and served at the same university until 1999.[2] In 2001, she became full professor at the Catholic University of Lublin.[2] She was a member of the liberal party, Freedom Union (Unia Wolności) from 1994 to 1996.[2] She is the former vice chairman of the Civic Platform (Polish: Platforma Obywatelska) party; however, she left the party on 21 May 2005[2] in protest over accusations by party colleagues of wrongdoing. A former deputy to Sejm (the lower chamber of the Polish Parliament) from 2001 to 2005,

From 7 January until 23 June 2006 she was deputy prime minister and finance minister in the Law and Justice government under Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz.[1] In fact, she was dismissed due to allegations about her communist-era collaboration.[3][4] Pawel Wojciechowski replaced her as finance minister.[3]

From 22 September 2006 to 16 November 2007 she again served as deputy prime minister and finance minister.[5] In October 2006, Gilowska was made the head of the Poland's financial supervisory authority and the European Investment Bank governor of Poland.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Marek Jan Chodakiewicz, (25 September 2006). "Zyta or "Beata": The Convoluted Case of Poland's Deputy Prime Minister". World Politics Review. Retrieved 28 August 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h "Zyta Gilowska, new Governor for Poland". European Investment Bank. 11 October 2006. Retrieved 28 August 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Polish minister fired in spy row". BBC. 23 June 2006. Retrieved 28 August 2013. 
  4. ^ Judy Dempsey (10 June 2006). "Polish President to Appoint His Twin as Prime Minister". The New York Times (Berlin). Retrieved 28 August 2013. 
  5. ^ "Poland Ministries". Rulers. Retrieved 28 August 2013. 
Preceded by
Stanisław Kluza
Minister of Finance
2006–2007
Succeeded by
Jacek Rostowski