Aleksandra Maczynska joined the Better Finance Brussels Team as Executive Director in 2017. Aleksandra is from Warsaw, Poland, where she was the Deputy Director of the International Relations and Communication Department of the Polish consumer and competition watchdog. Her responsibilities included external representation and managing professional networks such as the Consumer Policy Network (CPN), the International Consumer Protection and Enforcement Network (ICPEN) and the European Competition Network (ECN).
She also has a vast experience in the management of international projects such as the EU funded capacity building projects. As a Fellow of the Robert Bosch Foundation Programme for the Young Executives from the Public Sector, Aleksandra worked at the Division for World Bank International Monetary Fund, Debt Issues and International Finance Structure at the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development.
Aleksandra has provided expert input to various EU Council’s Working Parties such as the Working Party on Financial Services and the Working Party on Competitiveness and Growth; as well as the European Commission’s Advisory Committees. Currently she is a member of Financial Services User Group (FSUG) advising DG Fisma and the JUST in the preparation of legislation and policy initiatives which affect the users of financial services.