DG Education, Sport, Youth and Culture, Brussels
Bartek Lessaer, a sociologist by training, graduated from the Jagiellonian University in Cracow, Poland in 1996, policy analyst at the European Commission's DG Education, Youth, Sport and Culture since 2016, coordinating the Education and Training Monitor, European Commission's flagship publication on education. Earlier, a socio-economic analyst at DG Employment and Social Affairs. Bartek specialising in measuring skills, social inclusion and social progress. Before joining the European Commission in 2007, Bartek was a researcher at the Centre for Comparative Studies of Civilisation in Cracow, analysing Holocaust remembrance in Poland and community conflicts in the Middle East. In his spare time, Bartek enjoys tennis and guitar.