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Dr Bohdan Pretkiel appointed as Financial Ombudsman

9 December 2021

On 7 December the Prime Minister, upon the motion of the minister competent for financial institutions, appointed Mr Bohdan Pretkiel as Financial Ombudsman. The term of the Financial Ombudsman is 4 years.

Dr Bohdan Pretkiel graduated summa cum laude from the Faculty of Law and Administration (WPIA) at the University of Warsaw (UW). He received his PhD degree with honors in the field of legal sciences from this university in 2018. He was also educated at the Vilnius University. Since February 2020, he was an assistant professor at the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw (Department of Logic and Legal Argumentation). Since 2012 he has been teaching legal logic at WPIA UW. Author of papers, scientific articles and monographs.

Barrister and lawyer with many years of experience. He worked, among others, in law firms, where inter alia he dealt with problems in the field of financial law. He has served as Chief Executive Officer of a capital group. Member of the Supervisory Board of the Polish Investment and Trade Agency from August 2018 to February 2021. Member of the expert team on building the institution of civil dialogue at the Government Plenipotentiary for Civil Society since April 2016. President of the think-tank known as Mikołaj Sienicki Institute since December 2017.


The Financial Ombudsman’s website in Ukrainian
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