Marcin Walecki is from Poland. He is the Head of Democratization Department with OSCE/ODIHR. Marcin is a seasoned expert who has worked on anti-corruption and political finance, political party assistance in some 40 countries.
He has over 20 years of democracy assistance and governance experience working in more than 40 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) and Senior Adviser for Public Integrity with IFES (Washington DC). He has written for numerous publications on democratization and democratic governance. A graduate of Oxford University, Dr. Walecki studied there law and political science.