Board Member - Katarzyna Bednarz

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Katarzyna Bednarz, Board MemberKatarzyna Bednarz has been representing the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) from Poland within PROSAFE since 2008. She has been elected a member of the PROSAFE Board since October 2010.
Being the Head of Monitoring of the Market Surveillance System Unit in the Market Surveillance Department, Katarzyna is responsible for the implementation and enforcement of the EU law in the field of consumer product safety and market surveillance (incl. new approach directives as TOYS, LVD, Machinery, PPE as well as ecodesign and energy labelling), the coordination and planning activities of the Trade Inspection and for the international cooperation. Therefore, she represents Poland on European fora on Market Surveillance, akin to ADCOs (Administrative Co-operation Working Group) and IMP-MSG (Expert Group on the Internal Market for Products – Market Surveillance Group; former: Senior Officials Group on Standardisation and Conformity Assessment Policy – Market Surveillance Group). Katarzyna also supervises the Polish Rapex and ICSMS Contact Points.
In 1999 she graduated from the Cracow Academy of Economics, Faculty of Economic and Political International Relations and, in 2008, from the National School of Public Administration, in Warsaw.
Katarzyna Bednarz has more than 12 years experience in public administration, including the implementation of the European Union pre-accession projects on behalf of the OCCP (e.g. PHARE 2002 – Market Surveillance [2002/000-605-02.01]) and assisting in audits of the European Court of Auditors on custom service issues as an auditor of the Supreme Chamber of Control (National Audit Office).

Board Minutes

2014 Meetings

2014  

The first meeting took place on 17 February 2014 in Brussels in conjuntion with the Launch Event of the Joint Actions 2013. For the Minutes please click here.

2013 Meetings

2013

The first meeting took place on 19 February 2013 in Brussels in conjuntion with the Launch Event of the Joint Actions 2012. For the Minutes please click here.

2012 Meetings

2012

The fourth meeting took place on 5 November 2012 in Bonn in conjuntion with the Launch Event of the Joint Actions 2011. For the Minutes please click here.