Małgorzata Iwanicz-Drozdowska, a full professor of finance at SGH – Warsaw School of Economics (Poland), a chair of the Financial System Department. She has been involved in the business practice for about 30 years, including membership in supervisory boards of financial institutions and in 2019 the position of Deputy Chair of the Polish Financial Supervision Authority. Prof. Iwanicz-Drozdowska was granted scholarships of Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. (1999) and Deutsche Stiftung fuer Internationale Rechtliche Zusammenarbeit EV (1998). She was a visiting researcher at New York University (March 2013), a visiting fellow at Columbia University (March 2017) and a visiting professor within the Erasmus program. She is the author of about 180 publications on the banking and financial services market and a participant in numerous research projects. Her specializations include financial safety net, financial stability, management of financial institutions and financial education.