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Wladyslaw (Wladek) Skorko

Principal Consultant, Economics and Finance

Over thirty years' experience in commercial and development financing gained across multiple regions.

A former banker, Wladek is a financial sector and project finance specialist. His areas of expertise include financing private and public projects, public-private partnerships, private finance initiative projects and financial sector development. 

Specifically, Wladek managed and led multi-disciplinary teams for international and national development agencies, international financial institutions, international corporations and banks.  His entire consulting career was closely related to transitional/emerging and developing economies.

He worked across the UK, Central and Eastern Europe, the Commonwealth of Independent States, Central and South East Asia, Africa, the Middle East, the US and the Caribbean.

Before joining IMC Worldwide, Wladek was a member of the International Projects Group of PKF and BDO, focusing on development consulting and advisory in emerging and developing countries.

Prioir to this, Wladek was a Deputy Director of the Policies and Economics Dept Bank Handlowy (City Handlowy) in Warsaw, an Executive Director and Member of the Board of BGZ Bank (an apex institution of Polish Cooperative Banking) and Special Projects Director/Adviser to President of Raifeissen Investment Poland. He was also a director of the investment and trading house in London and of a corporate advisory subsidiary of UBS (Switzerland), later in the BRE/Commerzbank AG Group. Among his other roles,  Wladek was an adviser to the EU and Canadian rural development funds in Poland.

“Financial system is a bloodstream of the modern world, and ability to develop and implement financially sound and sustainable projects is the key to the successful economic and social development.”

 Qualifications

  • M.Sc. (Econ) Finances and Banking Faculty, Warsaw School of Economics (SGH), 1980
  • Dipl. (Hon.) International Finance and Economics, Civil Service Post-Graduate Training Centre, Warsaw, 1987