Wojciech Michal Olejniczak

Born on 10 April 1974, Łowicz, Poland
MEP for Poland between 2009 – 2014
Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats
Curriculum vitae

  • Degree in engineering, Warsaw University of Life Sciences (SGGW) (1997). Master’s in management and marketing (1997-1999). Doctorate in economics (2007).
  • Lecturer (1999-2001). Member of the Sejm (2001-2009).
  • Member of the National Executive Committee of the Democratic Left Alliance (SLD) (2000-2003). Member of the SLD National Executive (2003-2009). SLD Chairman (2005-2008).
  • Member of the Sejm (4th, 5th and 6th parliamentary terms) – member of the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development, Committee on European Affairs, Committee on Foreign Affairs and Committee on Constitutional Accountability (2001-2009). Deputy Marshal of the Sejm (2005-2007). Leader of the Left Parliamentary Group (2007-2009).
  • Deputy Minister of Agriculture, government plenipotentiary for bringing agriculture into line with EU requirements (since April 2003). Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development (2 July 2003-May 2005).
  • Speaker of the Student Parliament at the SGGW (1996-1997). Chairman of the Executive of the Polish Student Parliament Foundation – State Treasury (1997-1999). Speaker of the Student Parliament of the Republic of Poland (1999-2000). Chairman of the National Executive of the Rural Youth Association (1999-2002). Member of the Executive Committee of the Volunteer Fire Brigades Union (2002-2007).


  • Committee on Regional Development
  • Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Delegation for relations with the People’s Republic of China


  • Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Delegation to the EU-Moldova Parliamentary Cooperation Committee

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Website: http://www.wojciecholejniczak.pl/
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