Katarzyna Zajdel-Kurowska

Independent Member of the Supervisory Board
Member of the Risk Committee
Member of the Audit Committee

Ms Katarzyna Zajdel-Kurowska submitted a relevant declaration showing no ties with shareholders holding more than 5% of the Bank shares. Ms Katarzyna Zajdel-Kurowska complies with all the requirements set out in Article 22aa of the Polish Banking Law Act of 29 August 1997.

Education and qualifications

1992 - 1997 

University of Warsaw, Faculty of Economic Sciences
Master’s degree in Economics

Professional experience

2023 – present

ING Bank Śląski S.A.
Supervisory Board Member

January 2023 - January 2024

Polish Development Fund (PFR)
Advisor to CEO
November 2020 – October
World Bank Group, USA
Executive Director
June 2018 – October 2020  World Bank Group, USA
Alternate Executive Director
April 2013 – May 2018 National Bank of Poland
Member of the Management Board
January 2013 – April 2013 Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego (BGK)
Advisor to CEO
March 2009  – July 2012  International Monetary Fund, USA
Alternate Executive Director
January 2007 – February
Ministry of Finance
Undersecretary of State
January 2005 – January
Citibank Handlowy, Poland
Chief Economist and Head of Treasury Research for Central and Eastern
March 2002 – December
Citibank Handlowy, Poland
Head of Treasury Research
August 1998 – March 2002 Citibank Handlowy, Poland
Treasury Economist
January 1996 – August
Ministry of Finance
Economist at Analysis Department

Other activities

2020 - 2022 Member of Audit Committee (World Bank)
2008 - 2009 Member of the Financial Stability Committee
2007 - 2008 Chairman of the Export Insurance Policy Committee
2007 Deputy Chairman of the Banking Supervision Committee
2007 - 2008 Member of the Supervisory Board of the Bank Guarantee Fund
2007 - 2008 Member of the Economic and Financial Committee (EFC) at the
European Union
2008 Member of the Board of Directors at the European Investment Bank


2021 - now Member of the Program Council of United Nations Association Poland
2022 - now Member of the Program Council of UN Global Compact Network Poland
2019 - now Member of the University Council of University of Warsaw
2020 - now Member of the Global Interdependence Center-College of Central
2017 - 2018 OMFIF Advisory Board Member
2004 - 2006 Member of Economic Advisory Committee in International Institute of
Finance, USA
2005 - 2006 Citiwomen Poland