Senior Counsel-Public Procurement, Legal Transition Programme
Profile / Bio:
•Ms Eliza Niewiadomska is Senior Counsel - Public Procurement, Legal Transition Programme, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in London (EBRD) that is responsible for public procurement regulatory advice and technical cooperation with the EBRD countries of operations. Key regional technical cooperation programmes led by Eliza include the EBRD UNCITRAL Public Procurement Reform Initiative, established in 2011, the EBRD GPA Technical Cooperation Facility, formed in 2014 and Open Government, first initiated in 2014 to assist post-Maidan revolution Ukraine.
•Lawyer and economist, Eliza holds postgraduate degrees from the Warsaw University, Poland and the University College London and King’s College in the United Kingdom. Eliza worked for Polish government during regulatory reforms preparing Poland’s accession to European Union and upon leaving the Polish Civil Service, as a general counsel in the IT industry. Prior to joining the EBRD in 2009, Eliza was head of procurement at power & energy group, PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna SA in Warsaw.