Andrzej Lubowski – an economist, publicist, management specialist; lives in California, USA. Graduate of the Warsaw School of Economics (SGH), Berkeley University and Stanford University. He has nearly 20 years of experience in the US financial sector: 10 years in management positions at Citicorp/Citibank in California and New York, 8.5 years as head of strategy at Visa USA. Member of supervisory boards of Polish and American companies, advisor to non-profit organisations. Author of the book „World 2040: Must the West Lose?”, biography of Zbigniew Brzezinski „Zbig. The Man Who Undermined the Kremlin’ and an in-depth analysis: 'An Injured Superpower. The strength and weakness of America’ (Warsaw 2007).