Under-secretary of State at the Poland’s Ministry of Administration and Digitisation, responsible for Telecommunications and Information Society – Poland.
Jurand Drop was born in 1975 in Cracow. He made his degree in international economics and studied also history. He worked at the Department of Macroeconomics at the Cracow University of Economics (1999-2005, Poland, research and lectures on macroeconomics, European monetary integration and European policies), the European Commission (2005-2008, Belgium, policy developer at the Directorate General Information Society and Media. economic analyses of ICT, policy formulation and implementation), the Ministry of Interior and Administration (2009-2011, Poland, Head of Unit for Strategy and Coordination of National Initiatives at the Department of Information Society), the Permanent Representation of Poland to the EU (2011-2015, Belgium, Counsellor for Analysis on structural reforms, macroeconomic and global economic governance; later Counsellor for Information Society, Telecommunications and Postal Services responsible additionally for cybersecurity policy and for a brief period for data protection).
On May 11th, 2015, Jurand Drop was appointed as Undersecretary of State at the Ministry of Administration and Digital Affairs of the Republic of Poland. He supervises the following areas within Ministry's authority: telecommunications, including telecommunications’ law and spectrum; information society, including data protection, re-use of public sector information and digital inclusion; cybersecurity policy framework; European and international affairs, including EU matters and internet governance. Functionally, he supervises three departments (Department of Information Society, Department of Telecommunications, Department of Informatization) and two institutions within Ministry's authority (National Institute of Telecommunications and the Project Center for IT Projects).
Kontynuujemy pracę z Parlamentem Europejskim i Radą aby sfinalizować Dyrektywę o o bezpieczeństwie sieci i informacji (NIS), która będzie stanowić fundament wzmocnienia cyberbezpieczeństwa w całej UE.
Günther H. Oettinger
Komisarz UE ds. Cyfrowej Gospodarki i Społeczeństwa