Andrzej Rys

Director, Health Systems and Products, DG Health and Food Safety, European Commission

Medical doctor specialised in radiology and public health and graduated from Jagiellonian University, Krakow (PL). 1991: established School of Public Health at the Jagiellonian University. SPH’s director till 1997. 1997-1999: director of Krakow’s city health department. 1999-2002: deputy Minister of Health in Poland. Member of the Polish accession negotiators team. 2003: established and ran as a director, the Center for Innovation and Technology Transfer at Jagiellonian University. 2006: joined the European Commission as the Director for Public Health and Risk Assessment in the Directorate-General for Health and Consumers in Luxembourg. 2011: appointed Director for Health Systems and Products in the Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety in Brussels.