Jacek Jaśkowiak – Mayor of the City of Poznań, social activist, sports activist, former entrepreneur. For several years, a member of the Civic Platform, and since 2014 – the president of the City of Poznań. In 2018, he was elected for a second term, gaining nearly 56% of the votes in the elections. As the president of Poznań, he tries to change the city in such a way as to make it the best place to live for its residents.
He graduated from the Faculty of Law at the University of Adam Mickiewicz in Poznań, postgraduate studies in accounting, finance and taxes. He was a GFPS scholarship holder at the University of Bielefeld in Germany. He gained professional experience in the 90s in trading companies. He worked, among others for dr Jan Kulczyk at Kulczyk Tradex. Together with business investors, he participated in the creation of thousands of jobs in Poland.
Significant changes have taken place in Poznań since he became president. The city is developing dynamically, which is appreciated by both residents and experts. The course of action has been clearly defined, and their goal is to make Poznań a city friendly to life for everyone, tolerant and open to diversity.