Wanda Buk

Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Digital Affairs, Poland

Responsibilities:

Undersecretary of State at the Ministry of Digital Affairs since July 2018. In 2016-2018 Director of the Digital Poland Projects Centre  She was in charge of EU funded projects worth over 2 billion euros, which involved among others laying down IT and telecommunication infrastructure, developing e-government services, digitalisation of cultural heritage, improvement of digital skills on a national scale (especially coding abilities),  nation-wide popularization of basic IT knowledge.

She now supervises the work of the Department of International Policy, Department of Telecommunications and the Minister’s Office with regard to activities of the Digital Poland Projects Centre.

Biography:

Graduate of the Łódź University and of the French Business Law at Poitiers University with a master in law. She obtained her title of attorney at law in 2017. She completed her postgraduate studies at the European Academy of Diplomacy of the Warsaw School of Economics. She also took part in the programme “Leadership Academy for Poland”, organised by the Centre for Leadership in cooperation with Harvard University. In addition, she studied international military relations at the Academy of Military Arts, where she is now completing her PhD.

At the beginning of her professional career she worked at law firms where she helped implementing infrastructure projects (also those financed from public funds) and advised entities active in the regulatory market. Former member of supervisory boards at NASK 4 innovation, NUW and Mana Solid Invest.

She is fluent in English and French.

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