Our team

The SpotData team consists of economists and people experienced in media work. In this way we combine competence in the area of data analysis and visualization as well as in the creation of journalistic and communication materials.

Ignacy Morawski founder and head of SpotData, director of the reports and analysis department

Ignacy Morawski is the originator of the project and the head of the SpotData team. For many years he worked in the banking sector (WestLB, Polish Bank Przedsiębiorczości), where he was the chief economist. In the years 2012-16, he won many awards in numerous rankings, including twice on the podium of the competition for the best macroeconomic analyst organized by the National Bank of Poland. In 2017, he was included in the New Europe 100 list, which distinguishes the most innovative people in Central Europe, published by the Financial Times. He was also a member of the team preparing macroeconomic forecasts at the Polish Academy of Sciences, he also worked for the WiseEuropa think tank. He began his career as an economic reporter for the Rzeczpospolita daily. He graduated in economics from the Bocconi University in Milan and in political science from the University of Warsaw.

Alicja Defratyka senior analyst

In SpotData, Alicja Defratyka is responsible for preparing reports and conducting market research and opinion polling. Economist with many years of experience in think-tanks, media and business. Previously she worked, among others, at the THINKTANK dialogue and analysis centre, Newseria news agency and the French Chamber of Commerce. Her experience also includes the position of project coordinator in the Civil Development Forum Foundation (FOR). Alicja also runs her own educational project ciekaweliczby.pl, and her numbers and surveys are often published by the largest media in Poland. She graduated from the Warsaw School of Economics, defending her master's thesis with Prof. Leszek Balcerowicz. A graduate of postgraduate studies at the Academy of Leadership Psychology at the Warsaw University of Technology and Practical Social Psychology at the SWPS University.

Michał Kulbacki analyst

Michał Kulbacki is responsible in SpotData for preparing Analizy PB service, which covers the most important economic trends in the world, in the country and in specific industries. Michał gained his experience in industry analysis while working in consulting (EY), banking (Alior Bank) and non-governmental sector (Startup Poland Foundation). He is a graduate of the Warsaw School of Economics.

Jerzy Morawski analyst

Jerzy Morawski is responsible in SpotData for the administration and development of the database and the management and development of the website SpotData.pl. Previously, he worked in the Museum of Polish History. Graduate of IT studies at the Polish-Japanese Academy of Information Technology and History at the University of Warsaw.