Structure and Management - National Security Bureau

Structure and Management

Deputy Head of the National Security Bureau

Dariusz Gwizdała

 

Contact:

phone: +48 22 695 18 50

fax: +48 22 695 18 97

email: bbn@bbn.gov.pl


Secretariat of the Head of BBN

Deputy director: Sebastian Wasilczuk

Contact:

phone: +48 22 695 18 30

fax: +48 22 695 18 31

e-mail: gsb@bbn.gov.pl

The Secretariat of the Head of National Security Bureau is responsible for organisation as well as coordination of activities, meetings and visits paid by the Head and his deputies, organisational services provided during the meetings of the National Security Council and conferences, other meetings and seminars, preparing a draft of BBN's budget and supervising its performance. The Secretariat is also responsible for performing BBN's informational and promotional policy.


Department of Strategic Analyses

Director: Piotr Włodarski

Contact:

phone: +48 22 695 18 02

fax: +48 22 695 18 63

e-mai: das@bbn.gov.pl

The responsibilities of the Department of Strategic Analyses include first and foremost monitoring the strategic environment of the national and international security in relation to the opportunities, challenges, risks and threats to the security of the Republic of Poland, preparing for the President of the Republic of Poland and the Head of the Bureau reports that include medium and long-term analyses, syntheses and prognoses concerning the international and national security as well as issuing opinions concerning the drafts of strategic documents issued or approved by the President of the Republic of Poland.


Armed Forces Supervision Department

Director:  Gen. Brig. Jarosław Kraszewski

Contact:

phone: + 48 22 695 18 91

fax: + 48 22 695 18 97

e-mail: dzsz@bbn.gov.pl

Scope of tasks performed by the Armed Forces Supervision Department includes in particular ensuring substantial and organisational environment for supervision performed by the President of the Republic of Poland over the Armed Forces in relation to personnel, technical and organisational as well as operational issues, monitoring of the current functions of the Armed Forces and preparing suitable reports in this regard for the President of the Republic of Poland and the Head of BBN. Moreover, the AFS Department is also responsible for cooperation with the official authorities and social organisations acting towards the state’s defences.


Department of Law and Non-Military Security

Director: Bogusław Cichoń

Contact:

phone: + 48 22 695 18 62

fax: + 48 22 695 18 61

e-mail: dpibp@bbn.gov.pl

Responsibilities of the Department of Law and Non-Military Security include in particular providing complex legal support for BBN, preparing drafts of prescriptive acts and other legal acts in performance of the President’ legislative initiatives (within BBN’s competence), issuing legal opinions concerning drafts and other documents relating to the national security as well as representing the Bureau in the legislative works on the drafts that concern issues falling into scope of responsibilities of BBN during the meetings of the Parliamentary Committees and Sub-Committees as well as other institutions. This department is also responsible for collecting information relating to internal and external non-military threats to the state’s security, this includes in particular public, social and economic security, and then preparing appropriate evaluations in that respect. Moreover, Department of Law and Non-Military Security performs monitoring and analyses and evaluates current activities of the state services, official authorities, business entities and social organisations within the area of non-military areas of national security during the peace and their operation plans during the crisis and war, as well as monitoring and evaluating system of national security management.


Commissioner for the protection of Classified Information

Commissioner for the protection of Classified Information: Sylwester Żerdecki

Contact:

phone: + 48 22 695 18 38

fax: +48 695 18 12

 


Adviser to the Head of BBN

  • dr Andrzej Zybertowicz
  • Gen. Maj. Romuald Ratajczak