Sebastian Skuza, former deputy minister of finance, was appointed deputy chairman of the Polish Financial Supervision Authority. The decision on this matter was made by Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki at the request of the chairman of the Polish Financial Supervision Authority, Jacek Jastrzębski – it was announced in the press release.
Sebastian Skuza was appointed deputy chairman of the Polish Financial Supervision Authority on December 8, 2023. As stated, Skuza will be responsible in the KNF Office for supervision over the capital market and for the work of the Capital Market Supervision Division of the KNF Office.
Earlier, on December 7, 2023, Rafał Mikusiński resigned from the position of deputy chairman of the Polish Financial Supervision Authority.
Who is Sebastian Skuza?
Sebastian Skuza, from 2020 until he became the deputy chairman of the Polish Financial Supervision Authority, served as secretary of state at the Ministry of Finance. He was responsible, among others, for: for the budget area, State Treasury debt management processes, the budget of European funds and the financing of local government units. Additionally, since 2021, he has been the General Inspector of Financial Information.
In 2017-2020, he was Undersecretary of State at the Ministry of Science and Higher Education. Before he joined the government, he was, among others, member of the supervisory board of Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego and member of the Supervisory Board of the Warsaw Stock Exchange.
Sebastian Skuza is a habilitated doctor in economics and a doctor of law, professor at the University of Warsaw.
About the Polish Financial Supervision Authority
The Polish Financial Supervision Authority supervises the banking sector, capital market, insurance market, pension market, payment institutions and payment service offices, electronic money institutions and the cooperative credit unions sector.
The purpose of supervision over the financial market is to ensure the proper functioning of this market, its stability, security and transparency, trust in the financial market, as well as to ensure the protection of the interests of market participants.
The activities of the Office of the Polish Financial Supervision Authority are supervised by the Prime Minister.
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