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Head of Data protection and privacy team
Attorney-at-law, Partner, Head of Data Protection and Privacy Team
Grzegorz Sibiga specializes in personal data protection and other matters of administrative law, including legal protection of information (secrets), access to public information, re-use of public sector information and data opening in the sector, and electronic administration. He advises on public administration proceedings. At our Law Firm, he manages a team dealing with the implementation and application of GDPR in over 100 organizations. He represents Clients in proceedings conducted by the President of the UODO and in proceedings before administrative courts.
He is head of the Administrative Law Department at the Institute of Legal Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences (ILS PAS), a member of the College of Directors, and head of Postgraduate Studies on “Performing the function of a data protection officer” at ILS PAS. He lectures at the Kozminski University and other institutions.
Chairman of the SABI Scientific Council – The Association of Information Security Administrators. From 1 January 2021, he is a member of the Public Service Council to the Prime Minister for a four-year term. A former member of the Digitization Council and Information Technology Council for the minister competent for information technology, and vice-chairman of the GIODO Scientific Council (Inspector General for Personal Data Protection). He takes part in parliamentary work, including as a BAS expert of the Chancellery of the Sejm, on acts in administrative law, including protection of personal data, population records, ID cards, computerization in public entities, and access to public information. He is a founding member of SABI and the New Technologies Law Association (SPNT), and also a member of the Association for Public Administration Education (SEAP).
The personal data protection team at Traple Konarski Podrecki & Partners has a broad-ranging practice, from implementing and applying GDPR and representation before the Polish Data Protection Authority, to assisting with compliance audits and the cross-border transfer of data. Additionally, managing data breaches, data anonymisation, and matters involving biometric data are within the team’s capabilities. Co-founder Xawery Konarski and Grzegorz Sibiga jointly lead the team. In July 2022, Dominika Nowak and Katarzyna Syska were promoted to managing associate and counsel, respectively.