Director Wojciech Federczyk
Appointed to the post of Director of Poland’s National School of Public Administration by the Prime Minister Beata Szydło on October 8th 2016.
Doctor of Legal Sciences (Jurisprudence) of many years’ academic and public-service experience, in managerial posts in both Polish civil service (at the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Administration) and local government (the Warsaw City Office); as well as in the position of expert (at the Constitutional Tribunal and bodies of the central administration). A Member of the ”Warsaw Administration Axiology Seminar”, Dr Federczyk has interests centred around public administration science, as well as methods of achieving amicable dispute resolution through the involvement of administration. He has also helped pursue the statutory research goals of three European research centres, i.e. the German Research Institute for Public Administration (Deutsche Forschungsinstitut für öffentliche Verwaltung) in Speyer, the Humboldt Universität in Berlin and the Karl-Franzens-Universität in Graz. The writer of many scientific publications and papers, he has also co-authored handbooks teaching the science of administration and administrative proceedings.
Deputy Director Sylwia Ojdym
Appointed to the post of Deputy Director of Poland’s National School of Public Administration on November 2nd 2016.
Sylwia Ojdym is a lawyer. She graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin, Poland. She also completed Postgraduate Studies in Legislative Procedures at the Faculty of Law and Administration of Warsaw University.
She has long experience in public administration. In the years 2000-2016, she worked for Poland’s Office of Competition and Consumer Protection at the Department of State Aid Monitoring, from 2007 serving as a Deputy Director of this Department, responsible for the state-aid reporting system in Poland. In 2005 and 2006 she participated in a structural traineeship programme at the European Commission (Directorate General for Competition), working there subsequently as a contract agent. She is also a lecturer in State Aid Postgraduate Studies at Warsaw School of Economics.