Head of Mission
Marek Szczygiel has been appointed as Head of Mission of the EU Monitoring Mission (EUMM) Georgia, by the Council of the European Union on 11 February 2020. Prior to this, he was an ambassador for emerging security challenges and co-ordinator for international cyber policy at the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 

Ambassador Szczygiel has an academic background in International Relations and Public and International Law.


Professional Career:

2016-2020  Ambassador-at-Large for Emerging Security Challenges/Co-ordinator for International Cyber Policy, Security Policy Department, MFA

2015-2016  Ambassador-at-Large, Department for UN and Human Rights, MFA

2011-2015  Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Poland
 to Romania

2008-2011 - Deputy Director of the Security Policy Department (non-proliferation,
 disarmament and export control), MFA

2004-2008 - Deputy Head of Polish Mission to OSCE and UN Office in Vienna (Austria)

2002-2004 - Deputy Director of the Security Policy Department (regional security and
 conflict prevention), MFA

2001-2002 - Head of OSCE Unit, Security Policy Department, MFA

2000-2001 - Desk Officer for Conflict Prevention and OSCE, Department of European
Security Policy, MFA

1995-2000 - Second Secretary for Political Affairs at the Polish Embassy in Stockholm

1994-1995 - Desk Officer for Nordic Countries, Department for European Affairs, Ministry
of Foreign Affairs, Warsaw

1993-1994 - Desk Officer for South-Eastern Europe, Department for European Affairs,
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Warsaw

Other assignments:

- Head of Governmental Committee on Combating Proliferation of WMD (2008-11)
- Member of Governmental Committee on Nuclear Energy (2010-2011)
- Polish Sherpa for the Nuclear Security Summit process (2009-2011)
- Member of the UN High-Level FMCT Expert Preparatory Group (2017- 2018)
- Chair of the Hague Code of Conduct against Ballistic Missile Proliferation (2017-
- Polish National Representative/Member of the Steering Board of the European
Center of Excellence on Countering Hybrid Threats in Helsinki (since April 2017)                                         

Former Heads of Mission:

Mr. Erik Høeg, December 2017- December 2019

Mr. Kęstutis Jankauskas, December 2014 - August 2017

Mr. Toivo Klaar, September 2013 - December 2014

Ambassador Andrzej Tyszkiewicz, July 2011-June 2013

Ambassador Hansjörg Haber, October 2008-April 2011
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