Dr. Cezary Trutkowski is an experienced local government consultant and social researcher, employee of the Institute of Sociology of the University of Warsaw. For several years, he has been conducting research in the field of territorial self-government activities, shaping self-government public policies, social capital and local development. As an expert of the Council of Europe, he supported the development of local governments in most Balkan countries and in the Caucasus.
He also cooperated with UNDP, OSCE and the World Bank, and with numerous national institutions in the implementation of large and smaller projects targeted at local governments. He has been cooperating with FRDL since 1999, initially as the leader of one of the projects, then fulfilling the tasks of Program Director, and after a break of several years acting as an adviser to the Board of FRDL.