Polish professor of Economics, a former Prime Minister and Finance Minister of Poland, former Director of the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) European Department and current Head of Narodowy Bank Polski (National Bank of Poland). From 2006 to 2008, he was Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Europe(ECE). On 27 December 2005, he was appointed by the Secretary-General as the new Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE). Marek Belka is an Honorary Member of the International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation. In October 2013 he was elected into the Polish Economy Hall of Fame.