Undersecretary of State - Ryszard Zarudzki

Undersecretary of State Ryszard Zarudzki

Date of birth:

07 July 1959, Sienno

Marital status:



1994 – 1997

doctorate – University of Technology and Life Sciences in Bydgoszcz, Faculty of Zootechnics

1993 and 1995

Justus-Liebieg Universitat Scholarship Holder, Grunlandwirstschaft und Futterbau, Giessen, PHARE Fund scholarship

1984 – 1987

Pedagogic College in Bydgoszcz in the field of vocational education

1980 – 1985

University of Technology and Life Sciences in Bydgoszcz, Faculty of Zootechnics

1974 – 1979

Secondary Technical School of Agriculture of Bronisław Zamojdzin in Karolewo


November 2015

undersecretary of state of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD)

2011 – 2015

business activity – expert's opinions, training courses in acquisition of EU funds, including II CAP Pillar

2008 – 2011

chief specialist of the Agency for Restructuring and Modernisation of Agriculture (ARMA), Pomeranian Branch


director of the Environment and Agriculture Department – Pomeranian Regional Office

2006, 2007 – 2008

director, ARMA, deputy director of the European Funds Management Department – Pomeranian Regional Office in Gdańsk


academic teacher and a co-author of the European Social Fund (EFS) Postgraduate Study, European Centre of the University of Gdańsk

2004 – 2005

academic teacher Structural Funds – Acquisition and Reporting, WSB University

2000 – 2005

postgraduate studies academic teacher – Economics Department and the Law and Administration Department of the University of Gdańsk

2000 – 2006

expert for Agriculture and Rural Development, European Centre – University of Gdańsk

1997 – 2006

chief specialist and manager of commissioned tasks, management of structural funds for rural environment and agriculture, I and II CAP Pillar, groups of agricultural producers within the structures of the Pomeranian Agricultural Consulting Centre, Economics and Marketing Department

1997 – 2000

expert, coach, moderator, Cooperation Fund Foundation, the "Agrolinia 2000" Programme

1987 – 1997

researcher, assistant, Faculty of Zootechnics, the Faculty of Animal Nutrition and Fodder Economy, University of Technology and Life Sciences in Bydgoszcz


2011 – 2015

member of the Law and Justice (PiS) Agricultural Team

2005 – 2010

co-founder of the Rural Areas Activation Forum, member of the Board

2005 – 2006

expert in the Rural Development Department of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD)


manager of the working group for regulation of selected agricultural markets as part of the Common Agriculture Policy (WPR)

2002 – 2015

supporting local rural communities in development of the Urban Renewal Plan, cooperation in development of the Local Development Strategies (RDP 2007-2013 and 2014-2020) and Local Development Strategies for Fisheries Areas

2001 – 2005

Representative of PIP-H in the Agriculture and Agricultural Trade Committee at the National Chamber of Commerce

1987 – 2005

author or co-author of scientific studies, popular science studies in the field of agriculture and food economy and of popular studies in the area of EU Common Agricultural Policy (I and II Pillar)

Party affiliation:

Law and Justice