Zdzisław Sokal, born in 1958. A graduate of the Main School of Planning and Statistics in Warsaw (now the Warsaw School of Economics). In the years 1990-1992 he was a co-owner of a trading company. In the years 1992-1994 an associate of the consulting company Effect Sp. z o.o. In 1994, he took up banking issues and started working for Kredyt Bank SA, where he was responsible for loan restructuring. In the years 1994-1996 he was the Financial Director and head of the Analsis and Consulting Office of Kredyt Bank SA – Bankowy Dom Handlowy Sp. z o.o. For the next two years, he was the Chairman of the Management Board of Prospector Sp. z o.o., one of the first insurance brokers in Poland.
In the years 1997-1998 he was the Chairman of the Management Board of SKK Finanse Sp. z o.o., where he created training programs for the use of banks, insurance companies and Companies.
For the next 4 years he was a member of the Management Board and Financial Director of Dyrekcja Eksploatacji Cystern Sp. z o.o. In the years 2002-2004 he was a member of the Management Board of the Stołeczne Przedsiębiorstwo Energetyki Cieplnej SA, where he was responsible for the preparation and implementation of the process of transforming a municipal enterprise into a commercial law company as well as its organisational and financial restructure. In the years 2004-2006 he was the Chairman of the Management Board of SKK Finanse Sp. z o.o. From January 2006 to March 2007, he worked for PKO BP SA, initially as an advisor to the Chairman, and from July 1, 2006 as the Deputy Chairman of the Management Board of the Bank supervising the Accounting and Settlement, Risk and Debt Collection Area. From 2004 to 2007, he was a member of the Supervisory Board of Stołeczne Przedsiębiorstwo Energetyki Cieplnej SA. In the years 2006-2007 he was the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Kredobank SA Ukraine.
In 2007-2013, he was a member of the National Bank of Poland(NBP) Management Board responsible for accounting, financial stability, IT and security. Representative of the Chairman of the National Bank of Poland for ethics. He managed the process of separating Banking Supervision from NBP and transferring it to the Polish Financial Supervision Authority. Member of the Accounting Standards Committee at the Ministry of Finance. NBP’s representative at the Central Bank Governors Club of the Central Asia, Black Sea Region and Balkan Countries. Member of the Supervisory Board of the International Bank for Economic Co-operation in Moscow.