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CEO, Foundation for the Development of the Education System; Director, Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps National Agency, Poland

Pawel Poszytek

Paweł Poszytek is Director General (CEO) of the Foundation for the Development of the Education System and Director of the Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps National Agency. He is a member of advisory and consultative groups to the European Commission.

He coordinated the Country Profile project implemented by the Council of Europe. Since 2014, he has served as an expert for the European Union’s Horizon 2020 programme. His articles on management and language education were published in Poland and abroad, including by Cambridge University Press, Multilingual Matters, MDPI and other renowned publishers. He wrote the book The Competences 4.0 as Facilitators in the Realisation, Management and Sustainability of Erasmus+ Projects in the Times of the COVID-19 Pandemic, published in 2021. From 2016 to 2021 he was a member of governmental Polish-Ukrainian Board of Youth Exchange. Currently, he is a member of the Scientific Council of the International Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies, USA, and of the Working Group for Artificial Intelligence of the GovTech programme at the Chancellery of the Prime Minister of Poland.

As Official Delegate of Worldskills Poland and the organizer of the biggest European contest of professions: Euroskill 2023 Competition in Gdansk as well as deputy chairman of the Mazovia Regional Council for Future Industry, he advocates and promotes the development of close cooperation between education and business.

Since 2018, he has been a speaker and author of publications directly related to prestigious international economic congresses, including the recent World Economic Forum in Davos, published in special issues of the Dziennik Gazeta Prawna newspaper also in cooperation with Wall Street Journal.

As Director General of the Erasmus+ National Agency, he has pioneered the dissemination and support of the EU vision for transforming higher education in both Poland and Europe through European University alliances. Currently, his main research interest is digital transformation of universities and companies.