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The Head of the Central Anti-Corruption Bureau is a central authority of the government administration, supervised by the Prime Minister, acting through the CBA. The Head of the CBA is appointed for a term of four years and recalled by the Prime Minister, following a consultation with the President of the Republic of Poland, the Special Services Committee and the Parliamentary Committee for Special Services. The Head of the CBA may be reappointed only once.

Under art. 1 of the Act of 9 June 2006, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki entrusted Andrzej Stróżny with the duties of the Head of the Central Anti-Corruption Bureau.

 

The Head of the Central Anti-Corruption Bureau, Andrzej Stróżny, born on 3 April 1970, Polish officer of the special services (ABW, CBA) and Police, and soldier of the Polish Army.

He is a graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań. After finishing mandatory military service in Żagań in years 1990-1992 he started his service in Police. He performed function of the Supervisor of the Homicide Section and the Deputy Head of the Division of Life and Health Threatening Crimes. He finished his service in Police as a senior warrant officer. He started his service in the Internal Security Agency (ABW) on 1 October 2006 as the acting Director of the Investigations Department. Then, from 1 April to 21 November 2007 he was the Director of the Department of Counteracting Corruption and Organized Crime (on 27 September 2007 transformed into the Department of Combating Organized Crime). In years 2008-2015 he continued his service in the Internal Security Agency as an expert (in combating terrorism section and in counterintelligence section). In December 2015 he became the Director of the Regional Office of the ISA in Katowice as a captain. After reorganization of the Internal Security Agency territorial jurisdiction of the Katowice Regional Office covered not just Silesian voivodeship, but also the
Lesser Poland, Łódź and Opole voivodeships. He finished his service in the ISA as a colonel.

On 20 February 2020, under the decision of the Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, he became the acting Head of the Central Anti-Corruption Bureau (CBA).

On 20 May 2020 the Prime Minister appointed colonel Andrzej Stróżny to the position of the Head of the Central Anti-Corruption Bureau.

During his service he was repeatedly awarded with state decorations, including Silver Cross of Merit, Bronze Cross of Merit, Bronze Medal of Merit of the Border Guard, Bronze Medal of Merit for the Policeman.

Deputy Head of the CBA - Bogdan Sakowicz, born on 10 October 1958 in Białystok. A graduate of history faculty at the Catholic University of Lublin. After graduation, he was a history and Polish language teacher; UOP officer (Office for State Protection) in years 1991-1998; head of control-operational-investigative unit in the Regional Customs Inspectorate in Białystok, he also directed the work of the same Inspectorate in years 1998-2002; Inspector of Fiscal Control of IV degree in the Office of Fiscal Control in Bialystok in years 2002-2003; chief and commander of the Municipal Police in Warsaw in years 2007-2008; since 2008 in the CBA as a deputy director of the Independent Inspection Unit and the Law Bureau.

Deputy Head of the CBA - Daniel Karpeta - a graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin, field of studies - law, and a graduate of the post-graduate programme in Management of Economic Security of the State at Collegium Civitas. He has served continuously in the investigative operations unit of the Central Anti-Corruption Bureau since 2007. For the past 4 years, he has held managerial positions in this department. He has been awarded the Bronze Cross of Merit.

Married, two children, interested in history, sport, and motorisation.

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