Marcin Walecki is from Poland. He is the Chief of the Democratic Governance and Gender Unit at the OSCE ODIHR. Marcin has worked on anti-corruption and political finance, political party assistance, among other issues, in some 40 countries.
He has over 15 years of democracy assistance and governance experience working in more than 35 countries around the world implementing programs that ranged from anti-corruption and political finance, political party assistance and development, to gender equality. Prior to joining the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights, he was the Executive Director of the Brussels based European Partnership for Democracy (EPD). He has written for numerous publications on democratization and democratic governance. A graduate of Oxford University, Dr. Walecki studied law and political science.