Grzegorz Gorzelak is professor of economics, specialising in regional and local development, regional policies and strategy building. Until 2016 director of the Centre for European Regional and Local Studies (EUROREG) at the University of Warsaw, presently working in the Institute of Rural and Agricultural Development of the Polish Academy of Science. He has coordinated several research national and international research projects.
He has collaborated the World Bank, OECD, DG Regio of the European Commission, and several agencies of Polish and Ukrainian governments, as well as regional and local authorities.
G. Gorzelak has published (as author and editor) over 60 books (several of them in English) and over 260 articles and book chapters.