Grzegorz Puda

Grzegorz Puda
Grzegorz Puda

Minister of agriculture and rural development

He manages the following government administration departments: agriculture, rural development, and agricultural markets.

Born on 13 July 1982 in Bielsko-Biała. Manager, local government member, lecturer. Grzegorz Puda graduated from the University of Agriculture in Krakow, where he obtained the degree of Master of Science Engineer in Animal Husbandry.

He gained his professional experience both in Poland and abroad, where he worked for leading companies. In Poland, he worked for one of the largest financial institutions in Europe. Before taking up his seat in the Sejm, he successfully developed one of the companies in Bielsko-Biała as a manager. He was also an academic teacher at one of the universities in Bielsko-Biała.

Grzegorz Puda gained experience in local government administration by working as a coordinator in the Poviat Starosty and as a member of the City Council of Bielsko-Biała for three terms until he was elected to the Sejm in 2015. He was a deputy to the Sejm of the eighth and ninth term. He was the Deputy Chairman of the Infrastructure Committee and the Secretary of the Sejm.

On 15 July 2019 he was appointed Secretary of State at the Ministry of Investment and Economic Development, which was transformed into the Ministry of Funds and Regional Policy. Since 23 July 2019, he has also been the government plenipotentiary for the organisation of the World Urban Forum in Katowice in 2022.

In private, Grzegorz Puda is a sailing enthusiast and an animal lover, who fights for their protection in the Sejm.