European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility since November 2014. She entered European Parliament in 1991 and was re-elected 5 times. Between 2008 and 2010 she was also the President of her party, CD&V (the Flemish Christian Democrats in Belgium).
Prof. adv. Maciej Szpunar
Advocate General at the Court of Justice; Professor of Law (2013); lawyer (2001-08), Agent of the Polish Government in a large number of cases before the European Union judicature; Head of the Polish delegation at the negotiations on the Treaty on Stability, Coordination and Governance in the Economic and Monetary Union.
Władysław Kosiniak-Kamysz, Ph.D.
Minister of Labour and Social Policy since 2011, and the Chairman of the Trilateral Socio-Economic Commission, which includes the representatives of the government, national trade unions and employers' organizations.
Vice-Chair of the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs. Member of the Polish Parliament in 2005-2009. Since 2009 Member of the European Parliament (7th and 8th term). Winner of Labor Mobilis 2013.
Prof. Andrzej Chochół
Rector of the University of Economics in Krakow. In the years 2002 - 2008 he served as the Dean of the Faculty of Commodity, then he was selected the Vice-Rector for Student Affairs (until now). Member of the European Network of Forensic Science, Polish Society of Forensic Medicine and Criminology and Polish Forensic Society, author of over 120 scientific publications.
Prof. Jerzy Hausner
Professor of Economics. Former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy, Labour and Social Policy. Founder and longtime Director of the Department of Economy and Public Administration at the Cracow University of Economics.
Adv. Alicja Sikora, Ph.D.
Référendaire at the Court of Justice of the European Union in the Chambers of Advocate General N. Jääskinen. Called to the Polish Bar, she is also a lecturer at the Jagiellonian University of Krakow teaching EU Procedural Law. She frequently appears as a lecturer in the training programmes for judicial practitioners of the Academy of European Law (ERA, Trier).
He is working for the European Commission in Brussels since 1992. Since 1996, he is working in policy areas related to the Internal Market. Since July 2009, he is in charge of the unit dealing with professional qualifications and their recognition in the context of free movement of citizens inside the European Union.
Grzegorz Baczewski, Ph.D.
Director of the Department of Social Dialogue and Labour Relations at the Polish Confederation of Private Employers ‘Lewiatan’. Since 2008 labour market expert at the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy. Polish delegate to the Committee on Employment, Labour and Social Affairs at the OECD (ELSAC). Specializes in labour market and social issues.
Adv. Hania Stypułkowska-Goutierre
Lawyer, President of the Polish Chamber of Commerce in France, member of the MEDEF Paris, French Confederation of Employers. Owner of the H.S.G Avocats law firm. Specializes in international business transactions and contracts as well as in French and European labour law. She has experience in providing legal advice in European disputes concerning labour law.
Marek Benio, Ph.D.
Lawyer, graduate of Jagiellonian University, Ph.D. in economics. Honorary member of Polish Association of Social Insurance (PSUS). Associated with Cracow University of Economics, where he is Adjunct Professor at the Department of Public Economics and Administration. Social insurance and labour law expert.
President of Labour Mobility Initiative Association. The initiator of activities promoting export of services as a competitive advantage of Polish economy in the UE and fight against provisions of the proposal on the enforcement of Directive 96/71/EC which would block posting of workers.
dr hab. Leszek Mitrus
Lawyer. Professor at the Jagiellonian University. Specializes in labour law of the European Union. Member of the European Labour Law Network - a platform for dialogue between European labour law experts and European Commission’s official advisory board on issues relating to the labour law.
Head of the International Insurance Department, Central Unit of Polish Social Insurance Institution. Prominent practitioner and consultant. Expert on social security of workers posted abroad within the framework of free provision of services.
Served as Deputy District Labour Inspector for legal and organizational matters. Currently she is employed in the Chief Labour Inspectorate as the Chief Specialist in the Department of Legality of Employment.
MEP of the 6th and 7th European Parliament term. Played a key role in drafting the enforcement directive on posting of workers. For this, she was nominated by the Labor Mobilis Competition Jury to the Labor Mobilis Award 2013. President and co-founder of Contact Europe - Poland's first professional company engaged in business lobbying.
Adv. Agata Mierzwa
Senior Associate at Domański Zakrzewski Palinka, specialises in labour and social security law, advising on corporate restructuring, internal rules and representing employers in their contacts with trade unions. She has particular experience advising on optimal forms of employing key personnel.
Adv. Steffen Pasler
Lawyer, attorney-at-law since 1998, Geschäftsführer (CEO) at ETL Rechtsanwälte Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft. Certified specialist for labor and employment law as well as commercial and company law.
Lawyer. Completed legal advisor application at the Legal Advisers' District Chamber Council in Krakow in December 2014. Specialist in the field of international labour law, European law, and social security law with special emphasis on the freedom to provide cross-border services.
Lawyer, economist. Specializes in providing legal services to transport companies in administrative law and labor law. In the years 2009-2011 she worked actively for the proper implementation by the Polish transport companies of the Road Package, i.e. EC Regulations No. 1071/2009, 1072/2009 and 1073/2009.