Jan Nowak fulfils the function of the President of the Personal Data Protection Office.
On 4th of April, 2019, he was appointed for this post by the Sejm (lower chamber of the Polish Parliament). On 16th of May, 2019, Jan Nowak took the oath before the Sejm and that moment marked the beginning of his four-year term of office.
His relation with data protection and the office began in 2008 with him taking up the post of the Director of the Bureau of the Inspector General for Personal Data Protection, and afterwards of the Director of the Personal Data Protection Office – until his appointment for the position of the President.
Jan Nowak graduated from the Warsaw University of Technology and completed EMBA postgraduate studies at the Warsaw Management Academy.