As Minister of Digital Affairs, he is responsible for the state policy in the field of computerisation,
development of e-services in public administration, civil security in cyberspace, infrastructure and
the use of innovative technologies.
He has been working at the Ministry of Digital Affairs from 16 September 2016, where until 17
April 2018 – the day of appointment to the ministerial position – he served as the Secretary of
He is the Government Plenipotentiary for Cybersecurity.
Member of the Sejm of the Republic of Poland.
Before working at the Ministry of Digital Affairs, he worked in the Ministry of Treasury, where he
was Secretary of State in 2015-2016. Previously, in 2006-2007, he also worked as a Secretary of
State at the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
He also served as the President of the Board of the European Fund for the Development of
Polish Rural Areas Foundation (in 2005-2006 and 2009-2015). Before that, he worked as a
manager in private companies.
Marek Zagórski was born on 6 August 1967 in Kamień Pomorski. He graduated from the
University of Szczecin and the Warsaw University of Life Sciences.
Under his leadership, the Ministry of Digital Affairs has prepared a number of facilities for citizens,
including tolls for reporting the birth of a child on-line, as well as an exemption for drivers, who do
not have to carry their vehicles’ registration certificates any more. He coordinated work on the
preparation and implementation of the Act on the National Cyber Security System, adaptation of
Polish regulations to the General Regulation 2016/679 of the European Parliament and the
Council (EU) on the Protection of Personal Data (GDPR), as well as changes in
telecommunications law, thanks to which subscribers are better protected against abuse by
dishonest Premium SMS service providers. Thanks to the activities undertaken by the Ministry of
Digital Affairs during his term of office, in 2018 the number of Trusted Profile users increased by
one million (to more than 2.6 million).
As the Minister of Digital Affairs, he also implements a project of key importance for the
development of the country, namely the National Educational Network project.
Dr inż. Jerzy Żurek
PhD Jerzy Żurek is the Director of the National Institute of Telecommunications since 2014, a graduate and lecturer at the Telecommunications Department of the Maritime University in Gdynia.
He obtained his doctorate at the Faculty of Electronics, Telecommunications and Informatics of the Gdansk University of Technology in the specialty Digital Radiocommunication. His scientific interests include distributed spectrum systems, in particular using Frequency Hopping, both terrestrial and satellite, cellular systems, software defined radio (SDR), security of radiocommunication systems, embedded systems, location systems in radio networks, wireless networks, wireless ad sensor networks -hoc (ad-hoc WSN), cognitive radio, 5G networks etc. He is the author and co-author of over 110 scientific papers in the field of radiocommunication published in magazines, at national and international conferences as well as reports for the Polish administration.
He is, among others a member of the Electronics and Telecommunications Committee of the Polish Academy of Sciences, the Space and Satellite Research Committee of the Polish Academy of Sciences, a member of the Polish Space Agency Council, a member of the U URSI G Commission, an expert of international organizations, including UN – ITU and IMO agencies, a member of the NASK-PIB Scientific Council, the chairman of the EMAG Institute Scientific Council, and an expert in the Telecommunications Section of the Electronics and Telecommunications Committee of the Polish Academy of Sciences.
Dr Tomasz Schweitzer
President of the Polish Committee for Standardization (PKN).
A graduate from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering at Warsaw University of Technology.
His professional career stared at the Electric Machines and Equipment Design Department
of the Institute of Electrical Engineering (IEL) in Warsaw. There he defended his doctoral dissertation and obtained a PhD in technical sciences.
As a scholarship holder of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO),
he completed an internship at the University of Windsor in Canada.
For many years the editor-in-chief of the section in the “Technical Review” and “Polish Technical Review”; author of many publications in the field of electricity and standardization
in the technical national press; lecturer at many international scientific conferences.
The prizewinner of the Polish Quality Award – distinction awarded by the Polish Chamber
of Commerce for implementing the concept of quality management (TQM).
Since 1997 he has been associated with the Polish Committee for Standardization. .
He was appointed to the post of President of PKN on November 9, 2007.
He continuously changes the internal organization of the PKN in terms of efficient implementation of statutory tasks, satisfaction of customers and the rules and procedures for work of PKN Technical Bodies.
He is a committed proponent of the development of IT tools with the purpose to support standardization work and deliverables.
Prof. Dr Jordi Mongay Batalla
Jordi Mogay Batalla (MSc by Polytechnic of Valencia, Spain; PhD and DSc by Warsaw University of Technology, Poland. ORCID: 0000-0002-1489-5138) is Deputy Director of Research at National Institute of Telecommunications, Poland. He is also with Warsaw University of Technology, where he is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Network and Services. Jordi Mongay Batalla took part (coordination and/or participation) in more than 30 national and international ICT research projects (including EU ICT Programmes). His research interest focuses mainly on Technologies (5G and 6G, Network Functions: Network services chain, Security, AI) and Applications (DLT and blockchain, Internet of Things, Smart Cities, multimedia) for the Future Internet. He is editor of four books and author of more than 150 papers published in books, international journals (IEEE ComMag, IEEE WCM, IEEE JSAC, ACM CSUR, etc.) and conference proceedings and patents (Polish and European Patent Offices). He is/ has been guest editor and member of Editorial Board in more than 10 international journals. Currently Dr. Mongay Batalla is an adviser in different international and national technical groups. He is a technical adviser of the Polish Government for 5G cybersecurity law, a technical adviser of Polish Ministry of Infrastructure for autonomous automotive and others. He is also a technical member of the European Blockchain Services Infrastructure (European Commission) and is a member of Hyperledger platform (a TheLinuxFoundation project). He is Member of the Polish Normalization Committee and collaborates actively with ITU-T Standardisation Groups (SG-12). He is an IEEE Member since 2010.
Dr Edward Humphreys
Dr. Edward Humphreys (Chartered Fellow of the BCS – FBCS CITP, CISM) is a philosopher, mathematician and cybersecurity professional. He has been a senior advisor in the field of information security and risk management for more than 40 years. During this time, he has undertaken professional advisory and counselling engagements for major international organizations as well as for governments and the European Commission, Council of Europe, and the OECD. He is also a leading academic in the field of cybersecurity research and a renowned ambassador in the field of international standardisation (1982 to present day).
Dr Humphreys is the convenor of the ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 27 working group on information security management system standards. He is internationally recognised and famous for being the “Father of the ISO/IEC 27001 family of information security management systems standards”. He is also recognised for his work in championing the development, governance and promotion of ISO/IEC 27001 accredited certification around the world, which is providing the foundation of global cyberspace security and privacy norms. His distinguished career has been awarded with many prestigious awards such as UK Wolfe-Barry Gold Medal for his outstanding leadership and contributions to international cyberspace standards and norms.
Dr Humphreys has been is a visiting professor at various universities around the world in Europe and Asia for the last 30 years. His current areas of research include cyberspace governance, risk, security and privacy, and as well as risk psychology associated with cyberspace usage and applications. He is also a university research associate in ancient philosophies specialising in philosophy of the mind and mental well-being, linguistics and the logic of the mind and ancient philosophies as medicine.
Prof. Konstanty Junosza-Szaniawski
Dr Konstanty Junosza-Szaniawski is an assistant professor at Faculty of Mathematics and Information Science. His scientific interests includes discrete mathematics, algorithms, network modelling, optimization.
Chairman of the Board at Polish Chamber of Commerce for Electronics & Telecom Co-creator of the customs policy for the electronic industry and Polish strategy related to the Information Technology Agreement (from the point of view of the interests of the Polish electronics industry). Member of various working groups dedicated to classification of electronic goods (primarily MF and DG TAXUD).
Co-author of the “Strategy for the Electronic Industry till year 2010” adopted by the Council of Ministers on January 7, 2003. Member of the Scientific Council for the Governmental Strategic programme: Rozwój Niebieskiej Optoelektroniki [Development of Blue Optoelectronics], member of the Scientific Council of TIFORA Consortium. Member of the Programme Council for the IUSER cluster. Member of the Programme council for Energy Market Workshops. Member of the Steering Committee of the Sectoral Operational Programme “Improvement of the Competitiveness of Enterprises. Co-creator and head of various working groups dedicated to preparation of tender documentation for alternative telecommunications operators (over 35 sets of documentation in total). He was awarded the Knight’s Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta (2010), the “Distinguished service to Communications” merit award, National Chamber of Commerce Honourable Commemorative Badge, Meritorious for the Polish Culture award and Janusz Groszkowski medal.
Distinguished with the title of “Outstanding Leader” as part of the Polish Quality Award. A graduate of the University of Technology and Life Sciences electronics department in Bydgoszcz.
Chairman of The Polish Information Processing Society and vice-chairman of The Polish Chamber of Information Technology and Telecommunications. Graduated from the Faculty of Electronics and Information Technology on Warsaw University of Technology as well as obtained post graduate diplomas from the Warsaw School of Economics (SGH) and The National Defence University of Warsaw.
Specialist in the field of ICT security technologies and Cyber security solutions. Worked for many years as part of the national administration structures and ministries including the post of Department Director in the National Security Bureau. Since 2003 he has been Chairman of his own private consulting firm – Trusted Information Consulting ltd.
Holds and expert position in the field of audits and information security management. Co-author of publications in the field of cryptography. Took part in many science projects dealing with and implementing e-signature solutions and PKI infrastructure.
He helped implement major IT technologies and projects in the field of environmental protection as well as spearheaded the establishment and implementation in Poland of the EU Integrated Administration and Control System (IACS) which controls and administers direct payments of EU funds to the farming industry.
He was also a member of the IT committee with the Ministry of the Interior and Administration. Currently holds the position of expert on the Digital Affairs Council advisory body for the The Ministry of Digital Affairs.
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