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Marcin Cichy

President of the Office of Electronic Communications, Republic of Poland; Broadband Commissioner and Vice-Chair of the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC)

Marcin Cichy

Marcin Cichy was appointed as President of the Office of Electronic Communications (UKE) in 2016.
 
Before joining UKE, Mr Cichy held various positions as Director of the Analysis Bureau in the Ministry of Digital Affairs. From 2013 to 2016, he was a regulatory expert at UPC Polska, responsible for regulated access to property and telecommunications infrastructure for investment purposes. He was in charge of projects on security and electromagnetic compatibility of the HFC network.
 
From 2005 to 2013, Mr Cichy worked for the NRA and held a number of leading roles in projects related to mobile services. In 2011, he took over as Director of the Department of Strategy and Telecommunications Market Analysis with responsibility for ICT analytics and regulatory strategies of the former NRA heads.
 
Between 2016-2018 Mr Cichy was a member of the Council of the National Centre for Research and Development (NCBR). Since 2016 he has been a representative of the Polish government on the Board of the International Organisation of Space Communications "Intersputnik". In the years 2016-2018 he represented the Polish government in the United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD). Since 2018, he has been a member of the Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development, operating within the UN framework. In 2019, Vice-Chair of the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC).
 
Mr Cichy has an MS degree in engineering and completed post-graduate studies in economics. He cooperates with the Centre for Antitrust and Regulatory Studies (CARS) of the University of Warsaw.

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