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The President of the City


Tadeusz Truskolaski was born on April 10, 1958, in Kapice Stare. He grew up in a family with strong Home Army traditions. Therefore, patriotic and Christian values are particularly close to him.

During the 2006 self-government elections, Tadeusz Truskolaski ran for the office of the President of Białystok. On November 26, the citizens entrusted him with this post for a four-year-term. President Truskolaski was sworn in on December 5, 2006.

Pictured: Tadeusz Truskolaski


Four years later, the people of Białystok reelected President Truskolaski during the first round of voting, awarding him a 68% majority in the polls. On December 5, 2010, five years to the day since his first inauguration, the President was sworn into his second term in office.


Dr. Truskolaski is an economist by profession. After graduating from the University of Gdańsk, he went on to get his Ph.D. in economics at the University of Warsaw. Currently, he is a professor at the University of Białystok and has authored over 90 scientific works.


Prior to his election as the Presitend of Bialystok, Dr. Truskolaski was actively involved in the development of our city, region and the country. He served as the adviser to the Minister of Regional Development. Within the Government Center of Strategic Studies, he worked on the National Development Strategy and on the Development of Eastern Poland Operational Program.


After the establishment of voivodeship self-governments, Dr. Truskolaski was in charge of the Regional Policy Department within Podlasie Voivodeship Marshal's Office, where he implemented the PHARE program. A team of experts assembled by Dr. Truskolaski at the time obtained over PLN 400 mln in European Union funding for Bialystok and the Podlasie Voivodeship.

As an academic, Dr. Truskolaski maintains numerous international contacts. He speaks English and Russian fluently. He remains actively involved in community service as a member of NSZZ "Solidarność" at the University in Białystok.


Tadeusz Truskolaski has a passion for sports. In the winter, he goes skiing and skating; in the summer, he goes cycling. He also swims, plays tennis, and table tennis. He is married and has two children. His wife Ewa works for a training company. His daughter Emilia and his son Krzysztof are students at the University in Białystok. Tadeusz Truskolaski enjoys spending his free time with his family in the community garden.


Contact detailes

of the President of the City


ul. Słonimska 1

15-950 Białystok

tel. 85 869 6256

      85 869 6251

mail: prezydent@um.bialystok.pl

How to meet the President?

The President’s business hours are on Tuesdays. To make an appointment contact the secretarial office:


President of the City
Tadeusz Truskolaski

85 869-6002

85 869-6265


For matters within the competence of the Deputy Mayor of the City, please contact the respective secretariats:


Adam Poliński

Andrzej Meyer
85 869-6005




Aleksander Sosna

Renata Przygodzka

85 869-6008