Teresa Czerwińska has been Minister of Finance of the Republic of Poland since January 2018, and was earlier Undersecretary of State in the Ministries of Finance and the Ministry of Science and Higher Education. She has also been a Professor of the University of Warsaw in the field of finance since 2011, and is a graduate of the University of Gdańsk, Faculty of Social Sciences (1997) and Faculty of Management (1998). She has authored scientific publications as well as analyses and expert opinions in the field of finance and risk management of financial institutions and socially responsible investment. She also the co-author of academic textbooks on macroeconomics, insurance and investment management, and an expert and advisor to various institutions in Poland and abroad. She has also worked as secretary of the Committee of Financial Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences and for the Office of Insurance and Pension Fund Supervision Committee (2005), and was appointed to supervisory bodies of several financial institutions.