Pawel Swieboda
Special Advisor


Special Advisor - Brain Health Policy

Pawel Swieboda joined FIPRA as Special Advisor on brain health policy.

With a career spanning high-profile positions in science, research, government, and think-tank leadership, Pawel brings a wealth of expertise and visionary leadership to FIPRA.

Pawel’s professional journey reflects his commitment to excellence and innovation. As Director General of the Human Brain Project and the CEO of EBRAINS AISBL since May 2020, he has overseen one of the world’s most extensive research programs in brain science. His strategic acumen positioned the project prominently within the European and global scientific landscape. Furthermore, Pawel served as President of the EBRAINS Management Board.

Pawel previously served as the Deputy Head and Head of Research at the European Political Strategy Centre of the European Commission, where he was part of the institution’s Presidential Team. He actively contributed to shaping the EU’s Science, Research, and Innovation Performance as a member of the European Commission’s Sounding Board. Additionally, he lent his expertise to the Global Agenda Council on Europe of the World Economic Forum.

Pawel is not just a leader in the realm of science and policy; he is also an advisor to European and global companies and policy organisations, and a member of the Strategic Council of the European Policy Centre.

He was awarded the Knight’s Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta in 2014.


EN - FR - PL

Practice Areas

Healthcare, Life sciences & wellbeing

Let's talk!  
Make your
policy impact
with FIPRA