Urszula Gacek

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Urszula Gacek (born 17 March 1963 in Urmston, Lancashire, England) was a Polish member of the European Parliament, representing Civic Platform. She studied at Oxford University and had worked as a financial analyst and an author of chemical and energy publications before entering politics.

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Gacek served as a member of the Polish Senate for the Civic Platform party between 2005 and 2007. In 2007 she became a Member of the European Parliament and sat with her colleagues in the EPP-ED group, serving, amongst others, on the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs and the Delegation for Relations with the USA. From 3 February 2011 to 30 November 2014 she was the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Poland to the Council of Europe.[1] Since 2014, she has been Consul General at the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in New York City.

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