Marcin Cichy

BEREC Vice Chair, UN Broadband Commissioner, President Office of Electronic Communications (UKE), Poland

Marcin Cichy is the UN Broadband Commisioner, BEREC vice-chair, and President of UKE.

He was appointed as President of the Office of Electronic Communications (UKE) in September 2016 for a five-year term. Since 2019, he’s also the Vice-Chair of the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC).

Before joining UKE, he worked as Director of the Analysis Bureau in the Ministry of Digital Affairs, where he coordinated the development of a concept of an electronic ID card. From 2013 to 2016, he was a regulatory expert at UPC Polska, responsible for regulated access to property and telecommunications infrastructure for investment purposes. He was in charge of projects on security and electromagnetic compatibility of the HFC network. Before that, Marcin worked for the NRA and held a number of leading roles in projects related to mobile services.

Since 2016 he has been a representative of the Polish government on the Board of the International Organization of Space Communications ”Intersputnik”. For two years, from 2016-2018, Marcin represented the Polish government in the United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD).

Interesting fact

Marcin is a an enthusiast of water motorsports, a diver, and a Water Volunteer Rescue Service (WOPR) lifeguard.​