Sat. Nov 26th, 2022

The European Commission has decided today to appoint Grzegorz Minczakiewicz as Director ‘IT Security’ at the Directorate-General for Informatics (DG DIGIT). DG DIGIT is the Commission department responsible for providing digital services that support other Commission services and EU institutions in their daily work and that help public administrations across the EU harmonise their work. The date of effect of this appointment is to be determined later.

In his new position, Grzegorz Minczakiewicz will build on his outstanding experience of 12 years at DG DIGIT, his strong leadership skills as well as his proven experience in addressing the challenges ushered in by new ways of working, including in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.  He has also obtained robust and valuable knowledge in the field of securing corporate information systems and networks against cyber-attacks.

Grzegorz Minczakiewicz, a Polish national, has been Deputy to the Director ‘IT security’ and Head of Unit ‘IT Security Policy’ in DG DIGIT since 2014. In this capacity, he has been in charge of corporate cybersecurity policy, strategy, governance and IT security operations in the European Commission. Prior to that, he headed the ‘Information and Training Services’ unit in the same Directorate-General. Before joining the Commission in 2010, he worked as a Technology Manager for the European Defence Agency for five years, and as Product or Sales Manager in different companies in the telecommunication sector in France and Poland for almost a decade.

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