Beata Jaczewska

Executive Director of International Visegrad Fund, lawyer.

As the statutory representative of the IVF, she is personally responsible for fulfilling priorities set by governments of Visegrad Group countries in the field of continuous improvement of the cooperation between 4 societies, as well as in assisting neighbouring countries on their development paths.
Having graduated from several prestigious universities such as a University of Warsaw, Jagiellonian University in Cracow, and her PhD studies at Warsaw School of Economics, she is an expert in UN/EU decision-making processes and international economics. She also holds a degree from the University of Cambridge in European law.
For years, she has held several positions within the Polish public administration with a particular focus on international negotiations. She served in the Ministry of the Economy as the Economy Development Department’s Director where she was focused on strategic planning of the economic growth in such areas as sustainable development policy, industrial policy, innovation, and entrepreneurship.
For few years Beata Jaczewska had been also the Polish representative to Economic Policy Committee of the EU Council and during the Polish Presidency in the Council of the European Union in 2011, she undertook negotiations concerning the Unitary Community patent.
As an Undersecretary of State in the Ministry of Environment she was responsible for international relation as well as implementing policies of sustainable development, air quality and climate change. She represented Poland in the Board of Green Climate Fund.
In 2013, Beata Jaczewska was a Head of Polish Delegation to UNFCCC COP19/CMP9 Climate Summit in Warsaw.
She speaks English, German and French.