Elżbieta Bieńkowska

European Commissioner for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
European Commission

Polish politician, European Commissioner since 2014. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Infrastructure and Development 2013-14, Minister of Regional Development 2007-13. Director at the Regional Development Office – Marshal's Office of Silesia Region 1999-2007. She is a laureate of the Kisiel Prize, 2012 she was awarded the Royal Norwegian Order of Merit.