Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary – Permanent Representative of the Republic of Poland to the United Nations in New York.
He began his professional career in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1991 in the Department of North and South America. Between 1992 and 1997, he served as First Secretary and later as Counselor at the Polish Embassy in Washington, DC. In 1997, he returned to Warsaw and was promoted to Deputy Director and later Director of the Department of North and South America.
In 2001, he was appointed Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy of Poland in Washington, DC. After returning from Washington in 2006, he became Undersecretary of State for Defense Policy at the Ministry of National Defense of Poland. From 2007 to 2011, he served as the Permanent Representative of Poland to NATO in Brussels. Boguslaw Winid has been undersecretary of state of foreign affairs for consular matters, security, and North American and Middle East policies since 2011.
Boguslaw Winid graduated from the Institute of History at Warsaw University. In the years 1988-1989, he studied at Indiana University, Bloomington, and at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University in 1991.
In 1991, he also got his Ph.D. from Warsaw University. His doctoral thesis analyzed Polish-American relations between 1919 and 1939. It was published and awarded by the Institute of Political Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences.
Boguslaw Winid has written three books and several articles published in Poland, the United States and Great Britain. He speaks English and Russian.
Boguslaw Winid was born in Warsaw on November 3 1960.
He is married and has two sons.
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