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  • Faithful to my Homeland, the Republic of Poland

     

  • CONSUL GENERAL

  • Krzysztof Grzelczyk was born on July 3rd 1957. He graduated from the Institute of Political Sciences at the University of Wrocław.

     

    During the communist era he was an opposition activist. He was a spokesman for the Student Solidarity Committee and the founder of the Independent Students' Association at the Institute of Political Sciences of his university. In 1981 he was a secretary of Radio Solidarność. He also took part in distributing clandestine press. He was interned during martial law from 13 December 1981 to 3 July 1982.

     

    From 1985-1992  he stayed in exile in Canada. After returning to Poland, he became the head of the Security Office in the Marshal's Office of the Lower Silesian Voivodship. He served as the Deputy Director of the Wrocław City Council Office and he was also the Director of the City Promotion and Foreign Cooperation Office at the Municipal Office in Wrocław.

     

    In 2005-2007, he held the position of Voivode of  Lower Silesia. From 2016 to 2017 he was the Consul General of the Republic of Poland in London.

     

    Apart from his professional activity, he has been active in the sphere of human rights protection: he was involved in supporting the Orange Revolution in Ukraine and assisting the opposition in Belarus.

     

    He has been awarded many times by social organizations, and in 2007 he was decorated with the Officer's Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta.

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