Salzburg Global Seminar Session Participant Profiles
Sun 27 Sep - Mon 28 Sep, 2009

Pawel Swieboda Pawel Swieboda (Faculty)


President, demosEUROPA - Centre for European Strategy, Warsaw

Pawel SWIEBODA is president of demosEUROPA – Centre for European Strategy. He served as the EU advisor to the president of Poland from 1996 to 2000 and then headed the Office for European Integration in the Chancellery of the President. From 2001 to 2006, he served as director of the Department of the European Union in the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where he was responsible for EU accession negotiations and subsequently institutional reform in the EU and negotiations on the financial perspective. He is a member of the Lisbon Council, a member of the Advisory Board of the European Policy Centre, co-president of the BELA Foundation, and a member of the Advisory Board of the Baltic Development Forum. He is a member of the Advisory Group which assists the Polish government in its preparations for the EU presidency in 2011 and is the author of numerous articles on issues of European integration and international relations.