Jacek Czaputowicz

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Jacek Czaputowicz
Jacek Czaputowicz (2018).JPG
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Assumed office
9 January 2018
Prime MinisterMateusz Morawiecki
Preceded byWitold Waszczykowski
Personal details
Jacek Krzysztof Czaputowicz

(1956-05-30) 30 May 1956 (age 62)
Warsaw, Poland
Political partyLaw and Justice
Alma materWarsaw School of Economics

Jacek Krzysztof Czaputowicz (born 30 May 1956) is a Polish politician and university teacher. He was an Undersecretary of State in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 2017 until 2018. Since 9 January 2018 he has been a Minister of Foreign Affairs.

Life and career[edit]

with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Washington (2018)

Czaputowicz was born in Warsaw, Poland on 30 May 1956. In the years 1980–1983 he studied geography at the University of Warsaw. In 1986 he graduated from the Faculty of Economics of Warsaw School of Economics.

with Federica Mogherini and Ekaterina Zakharieva during Informal Meeting of Foreign Affairs Council (Gymnich)

He joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1990. He was deputy director, then director of the Consular and Emigration Department (1990–1992). In the years 1993–1998 he was a senior adviser to the Minister in the Department of Studies and Planning. In 1998 he became the deputy director of the Accession Negotiations Department at the Office of the Committee for European Integration. In the same year he became the deputy head of the Civil Service and served until 2006.[1] He was the director of the Foreign Policy Strategy and Planning Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs until 2008.[2]

He was the deputy chairman of the Public Service Council (2007–2009), the Administrative Board of the European Institute of Public Administration in Maastricht (2006–2010) and the Public Service Council of the Prime Minister (2007–2009). In the years 2008–2012 he was the director of the National School of Public Administration. In 2014 he became a member of the program council of the Law and Justice party.[3] From January 2017, he was the director of the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs [8]. He also joined the board of the Polish Institute of International Affairs.[4] On 15 September 2017, Prime Minister Beata Szydło appointed him as the Undersecretary of State in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.[5]

On 9 January 2018, he was appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Instytut Europeistyki UW – View Pracownik". www.pl.europeistyka.uw.edu.pl. Retrieved 2018-01-14.
  2. ^ "Jacek Czaputowicz podsekretarzem stanu w MSZ". www.msz.gov.pl (in Polish). Retrieved 2018-01-14.
  3. ^ Multimedia, INVENTOR. "Prawo i Sprawiedliwość". old.pis.org.pl. Retrieved 2018-01-14.
  4. ^ "Rada Polskiego Instytutu Spraw Międzynarodowych". 2017-09-04. Retrieved 2018-01-14.
  5. ^ "Jacek Czaputowicz nowym wiceszefem MSZ". www.gazetaprawna.pl. Retrieved 2018-01-14.
Political offices
Preceded by
Witold Waszczykowski
Minister of Foreign Affairs