Anna is a Polish national and holds a Masters degree in Sociology (Jagiellonian University) and a Masters degree in European political science (College of Europe, Natolin). During her studies, she worked as a volunteer for the Institute for Strategic Studies in Krakow on various matters of the EU integration process.

Anna started her career with ECORYS UK (then ECOTEC Research and Consulting) and worked on various research and evaluation projects of the EU-funded programmes. She then moved to Brussels where she spent six years working for EUROCITIES which is the largest representative organisation of cities in Europe. She was responsible for social, employment and education policies and, more generally, urban affairs, regional policy and European semester.

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Anna Drozd

Anna works closely with the Law Society of England and Wales’ EU Committee, Technology and Law Committee and International Committee. She also works closely with the In-House Lawyers Division, Risk and Compliance Division, Events Management and the Web Development team. She also regularly liaises with the Law Society of Scotland’s Privacy Law Sub-Committee and the Law Society’s staff. Anna joined the Brussels office of the Law Societies in September 2014 as EU policy adviser on professional practice. Her main objective is to look at how the EU legislation impacts the profession of a solicitor. In this context, her main dossiers include free movement of lawyers, EU Single Market for services and regulated professions, international trade in legal services, education and training, EU lobbying regulations, data protection regime, technology, mass surveillance and e-justice.

Anna is also a Board member of the Society of European Affairs Professionals (SEAP) which provides support to the EU affairs professionals and advocates stronger accountability and transparency of EU policy making. She is also a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Public Affairs.

Anna speaks Polish, English, French and has a basic knowledge of Flemish.

In her spare time, she enjoys architecture photography, modern art and experimental music events.

Anna can be reached by email