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Maciej Kawecki, PhD

Maciej Kawecki, PhD

Expert in Personal Data Security, Dean of Warsaw Banking University, Former Personal Data Reform Coordinator, Ministry of Digital Affairs

Doctor of Law. He is a graduate of the Law and Administration Faculty at Jagiellonian University in Kraków, where he defended his doctoral thesis on the EU personal data protection law reform. He also studied at Stockholm University, as well as at Goethe University in Frankfurt. In 2015 and 2016 he served at the Office of the Inspector General for Protection of Personal Data. In his role at the Ministry of Digital Affairs he was chiefly responsible for the personal data protection law reform. He authored numerous publications in the field of personal data security.

 

In 2017, a laureate of a special prize for his contribution to the reform of personal data protection in the "Lawyers for Leaders - Competition of Tomorrow's - organized by Wolters Kluwer Publishing House. In 2018, he took 23rd place in the ranking of the 50 most influential lawyers in Poland of Dziennik Gazeta Prawna, in 2019 he was promoted to the 15th position in the same ranking, being recognized as a "face of the GDPR in Poland".