Robert Draba

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Robert Draba
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Acting Chief of the Office of the President of the Republic of Poland
In office
June 2, 2006 – August 2, 2006
PresidentLech Kaczyński
Preceded byAndrzej Urbański
Succeeded byAleksander Szczygło
Acting Chief of the Office of the President of the Republic of Poland
In office
February 7, 2007 – November 29, 2007
PresidentLech Kaczyński
Preceded byAleksander Szczygło
Succeeded byAnna Fotyga
Vice President of Warsaw
In office
January 9, 2004 – December 23, 2005
PresidentLech Kaczyński
Personal details
BornApril 5, 1970
Warsaw, Poland

Robert Draba (born April 5, 1970 in Warsaw) is a Polish lawyer and politician.

A graduate of philosophy and sociology, and law schools of University of Warsaw, he worked in Creditanstal Bank before joining public service. He served various positions before entering Presidential office:

  • Chief of the legal office in the Fundacja Polsko-Niemieckie pojednanie (1995–1999)
  • Deputy of the director of the office of Veteran Affairs (1999–2002)
    • Director of the legal office (2002)
  • Legal office director of the city of Warsaw (2002–2004)
  • Vice President of Warsaw under President Lech Kaczyński (2004–2005)

After Kaczyński became the President of Poland, he joined his staff as deputy chief of office, responsible for legal matters.[1]

After Andrzej Urbański resigned as a Chief of the Office, he became Acting Chief for the first time. He served from June 2 to August 2, 2006, until Aleksander Szczygło was appointed.

He is now serving this position for the second time, after Szczygło stepped down in order to become Minister of Defense. Draba is acting from February 7, 2007.


  1. ^ "Poland Sends 'Consultative Team' to Georgia". Georgian Daily. April 18, 2008. Retrieved 11 April 2011.