Who we are?
Jarosław Król, President of the Board, economist - graduate of economics at the Faculty of Economics and Agriculture (currently the Faculty of Economic Sciences of the Warsaw University of Life Sciences) - practically applying competition law for over 20 years, first at the Antimonopoly Office, and then at the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection. He also deals with consumer law.
He completed many courses and trainings in the field of law and economics. Participant of foreign study (training) visits in competition and consumer protection institutions. Lecturer in competition and consumer protection issues at the Faculty of Economic Sciences of the Warsaw University of Life Sciences (SGGW) and the Postgraduate Competition Law at the Polish Academy of Sciences. Co-author of scientific publications published in cooperation with the abovementioned department.
In the years 2001–2005 he was a member of the supervisory board of Suwalska Specjalna Strefa Ekonomiczna SA - the Suwałki Special Economic Zone (he holds a state examination diploma for candidates for members of supervisory boards and completed specialist interdisciplinary training for members of supervisory boards).
In the years 2005–2014, he was the vice president of the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection.
A Polish representative for many years in the Consumer Policy Network in Brussels (Member of the Consumer Policy Network). He represented the Polish government in the meetings of the Council of the European Union.
Marek Radwański, Member of the Board, legal advisor - a graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration, major: Law of the University of Adam Mickiewicz in Poznan in 1995.
In the years 1997–2000 he was an employee of the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection. At the Office, he dealt mainly with consumer issues, and also developed decisions on monopolistic practices (currently restrictive practices and concentration matters).
Since the beginning of 2000, he has been continuously involved in the protection of consumer rights and interests. He cooperates with the Association of Consumer Ombudsmen.
In 2013, he completed post-graduate studies on "Mechanisms of the functioning of the Euro zone" run by the Poznań University of Economics and the National Bank of Poland.
He is the author of articles and legal opinions in the field of consumer rights protection.
He provides advice to consumers and entrepreneurs, and lectures to entrepreneurs
He completed many courses and trainings, and also participated in many conferences in the field of law and economics. Actively active in the self-government of legal advisors - the District Chamber of Legal Advisors in Poznań.
Elżbieta Sługocka-Krupa, President of the Council, lawyer, graduate of the Faculty of Law at the University of Rzeszów. Has experience in providing legal services to business entities.
Since 2007, deals with the protection of consumer rights. Mediator. She completed postgraduate studies in the field of "Social Communication, Negotiations and Mediations" of the Academy of Jan Długosza in Częstochowa. Member of the Polish Mediation Center. Has experience in conducting court mediation. He specializes in civil, economic and criminal matters. Participant of 2-year scientific workshops led by the Organization and Management Society at Rzeszów. Member of the Bank Arbitrator Council at the Polish Bank Association. Co-founder and Vice President of the Association of Consumer Ombudsmen.
Has experience in creating educational programs for young people. Organizer and trainer of numerous workshops and trainings for institutions, entrepreneurs and seniors. Participant and co-organizer of many scientific conferences, including those with an international dimension. Co-editor of scientific publications. Author of numerous articles and expert comments on consumer issues, in particular in the field of unfair market practices, financial and medical services.
Krzysztof Podgórski, Vice-President of the Council, lawyer. Since 1999, he has continuously been dealing with the protection of consumers' rights and interests. President of the Association of Consumer Ombudsmen. Member of the National Council of Consumer Ombudsmen at the President of OCCP and Vice-President of the Consultative Council for Consumer Protection at the Order of the Lesser Poland Voivodeship. Mediator.
He completed the administrative application at the Social Insurance Institution (1998). Postgraduate studies in competition law and consumer protection (Jagiellonian University, 2000) and in European Law (Jagiellonian University, 2004). He attended a summer school at the Bavarian College of Public Administration in Hof, Germany, training in public administration and management (2003). He completed the II semester seminar: Application of the European Convention on Human Rights in the Polish legal order, organized by the Information Office of the Council of Europe, and ended with a study trip to the headquarters of the Council of Europe and the International Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg / France (2005).
Author of expert comments, articles and comments in the daily press, as well as author of scientific articles and co-editor of scientific publications in the field of consumer protection.
Marcin Trzebiatowski, Chairman of the Foundation's Program Council.
Legal advisor and patent attorney (R + ® Marcin Trzebiatowski Legal Advisor and Patent Attorney), habilitated doctor, professor at the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, arbitrator at the Arbitration Court for Internet Domains at the Polish Chamber of Information Technology and Telecommunications and at the Arbitration Court at the Polish Confederation of Employers Private "Lewiatan", court expert (in the field of: industrial property law), author of many publications on domestic and foreign business law, companies, commercial contracts, competition and advertising, industrial property, especially trademarks, as well as copyright, consumer law, general civil and administrative procedural law as well as tax law.