Head of Unit for Health Determinants and International Relations in DG SANTE
Wojciech Kałamarz graduated in International Relations, studied in London, Harvard and Stanford. He worked at the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 1989 until 2005.
He joined the European Commission in 2005 and he headed the units for quality control, finance and public procurement. Since January 2017, he has been the Head of Unit for Health Determinants and International Relations in DG SANTE. His area of responsibilities covers the promotion of health through measures addressing factors such as nutrition, physical activity and addictions (alcohol, drugs) as well as the coordination of the Commission/EU voice on global health, including co-operation with WHO, G7, G20, OECD, enlargement, neighbourhood, bilateral and regional partners.
He is serving as the chairperson of the EU High Level Group on Nutrition and Physical Activity, the EU Platform for Action on Diet, Physical Activity and Health, and EU Committee on National Alcohol Policy and Action.