Senior Programme Manager, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Krzysztof Michalak is a Senior Programme Manager in the Division of Green Growth and Global Relations of the OECD’s Environment Directorate. Working over 20 years in the national and international administration Mr. Michalak have covered a range of topics of the economy-environment axis, including the use of economic instruments in environment-related policies, reform of environmental regulatory instruments and enforcement and compliance assurance programmes, mobilising environmental finance; evaluating economic costs and benefits of environmental policies; and designing innovative performance assessment tools.

Currently Mr. Michalak is managing a programme of co-operation with countries of Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia on environment and green growth. For several years he worked on analysing the success factors in implementing environmental policies in the OECD countries as part of the OECD programme of Environmental Performance Reviews. He also worked on environmental projects in China and South East Asia. He received the Master of Science degree in economics of mineral resources at the Warsaw University in Poland.