Speakers

Szymon Tumielewicz

Ministry of the Environment, Poland

Deputy Director of the Department of Sustainable Development and International Cooperation

Poland

Deputy Director of the Department of Sustainable Development and International Cooperation in the Polish Ministry of the Environment. He is specialized in programming and implementing of development policies and EU affairs and was involved in working out strategies as well as development programs co-financed under the EU cohesion policy, particularly in the field of environmental protection, regional investments, sustainable urban development. He was recently responsible for the preparation of the National Strategy for Adaptation to Climate Change to 2020, the first strategic document in Poland in this field. He currently supervises the process of it’s implementation in collaboration with different stakeholders at national and local levels. He is graduated from the Regional Development Academy at the University of Warsaw.