1st Vice President (2019 - 2026)

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Agnieszka Maliszewska was born in 1970 in Podlaskie, Poland. She graduated from Technical Agricultural College in 1990, Faculty of Law and Administration at The University of Warsaw in 1996. An expert on the milk market and the Polish dairy industry with over 20 years of experience. Over the years she has been active in strengthening the role of women in the agricultural and food sector, participating in numerous meetings and organizing many initiatives, including preventive health care. Privately a runner and happy mother of a medical student.

Farm/Cooperative description

Agnieszka Maliszewska actively takes part in the works aimed at increasing milk and dairy product consumption in Poland by initiating promotion and informational campaigns, dedicated especially to children and youth. She conducts a number of actions, including ones aimed at building a strong and stable image of the Polish dairy industry.

Career Timeline

  • Member of the Council of Women in Agriculture

    2022 - present

  • Chair of the Management Committee of the Milk Promotion Fund

    2021 - present

  • 1st Vice President of COGECA

    2019 - present

  • Member of the Management Committee of the Milk Promotion Fund

    2009 - present

  • Director and Member of the board of the Polish Chamber of Milk

    2008 - present

  • Organiser of the International Dairy Forum

    2002 - present

  • Chair of the Social Dialogue Council, an advisor body for the Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development in Poland

Other professional responsibilities

  • Chairperson of the Council for Social Dialogue in Agriculture at The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development 

    2018 - 2019

  • Member of the EU delegation of Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan

    2014 - 2019


- Białystok School of Economics “Knowledge Management” Postgraduate Course

- MA in law and administration University of Warsaw, Branch in Białystok Faculty of Law

- Technical Agricultural College

Awards and Recognitions

- Awarded a Knight od the Order of Agricultural Merit by the Minister of Agriculture of the French Republic (2021)

- "Personality of the year in the dairy industry" in a contest organised for the British industry website Dairyreporter.com (2015)

- Received the Badge of Honour of Merit for the Economic Development of the Republic of Poland from the Minister of Economy (2015)

- Awarded the Silver Cross of Merit by the President of the Republic of Poland (2013)