Marek Tatala is executive board member and economist at the Civil Development Forum (FOR Foundation) in Warsaw, Poland. He received his BSc in Economics and Politics from the University of Bristol in England and MA in Economics from the Warsaw School of Economics in Poland, where he is currently a PhD student. He serves as a research assistant to Professor Leszek Balcerowicz, founder and board chairman of the FOR Foundation. During his studies he served as the Vice-President of the Law and Economics Students’ Association (Warsaw) and President of the Polish Society (Bristol). In 2013 he completed the CPPR-ACE Winter School in Public Policy Research Methods in India and the Think Tank MBA program organized by the Atlas Network. He is the graduate of the Atlas Leadership Academy.