Karol Krzywicki, the current Director of the Postal Market Department of UKE, was appointed as the Deputy President of UKE with responsibility for the postal market.
Karol Krzywicki graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration at the Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin. He started his career in 2000 at the Ministry of Communications and after 3 years joined the Office of Telecommunications and Post Regulation (currently UKE). Since that time he has been professionally involved in the activity of the regulator for the telecommunications and postal markets where he followed a complete career path advancing from expert, head of unit and director of department positions to the position of Deputy President.
Karol Krzywicki was involved in developing regulatory tools, such as the financing mechanism for postal services, regulatory accounting and cost calculation as well as the monitoring system for the quality of service. He was a co-author of the Postal Law Act. He contributed to the development of the Third Postal Services Directive and to the establishment of the European Regulators Group for Postal Services.
He represents the President of UKE internationally in the Postal Directive Committee of the European Commission, the Administrative Council of the Universal Postal Union (UPU), plenary meetings of the European Regulators Group for Postal Services (ERGP) and the European Committee for Postal Regulation (CERP). He was twice a delegate to the UPU Congress, for the last time in 2016 as the deputy head of the delegation of Poland. The last Congress was very successful with Poland elected a member of the Council of Administration and the Postal Operations Council.
As Director of the Postal Market Department Karol Krzywicki was responsible for consumer issues, postal market analysis, quality of service surveys, postal market monitoring and post-inspection proceedings as well as for cooperation in development and implementation of the regulatory strategies of the President of UKE, international cooperation and legislation. He was Deputy President of UKE for postal issues before, i.e. from 2014 to 2016.