Maciej Kawecki


Ministry of Digital Affairs

Director, Department of Data Management

Coordinater Director of the Department of Data Management in the Ministry of Digital Affairs - Poland, Doctor of Law.

Maciej Kawecki 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 is chiefly responsible for the personal data protection law reform. He authored numerous publications in the field of personal data security. In November 2017 Dziennik Gazeta Prawna daily and Wolters Kluwer Polska – organisers of “the Rising Stars Lawyers – leaders of tomorrow” – awarded Mr Kawecki with a special prestigious distinction for his outstanding contribution to General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) implementation in Poland. Dziennik Gazeta Prawna daily is the leading Polish newspaper focusing on legal issues. 


Contributions by Maciej Kawecki

  • How to Deal with Different Rules on Use of Employee Data
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2018