Jakub Michalik

International and Institutional Affairs Team Leader

Jakub Michalik is the team leader of the International and Institutional Affairs Department at ESMA since 2021. He joined ESMA in 2014 and provides strategic counsel on ESMA’s relations with Brussels-based EU Institutions and with non-EU securities regulators as well as in relation to ESMA’s activities within IOSCO.

Previously, Mr Michalik served as a parliamentary assistant to MEP Wolf Klinz on the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) of the European Parliament. Prior to joining the European Parliament, Mr Michalik worked extensively on compliance and implementation matters, including both wholesale and retail business areas, within private sector.

Mr Michalik holds a PhD in Law from the University of Vienna and a Magister in Law from the University of Graz. Mr Michalik holds the professional qualification as a solicitor and is an author and a contributor to a number of articles in the area of banking and capital markets regulation.