Graduate of law and development studies. In Panoptykon from the very beginning: co-founder and president of the foundation – the driving force of the organization, overseeing the strategy, countless interactions with the surrounding world and seeking financing (its sources are still limited..). She is responsible for building relationships with the media and political decision-makers. She co-creates and coordinates core projects, supervises the works of the legal team, prepares legal opinions and publications on current affairs. Katarzyna is interested in everything related to the surveillance society, but problems connected with the city space, the Internet and public security in particular.
Lawyer and sociologist by education. Co-founder and vice-president of Panoptykon. She is co-responsible for the strategy and development of the organization, as well as the ongoing management of the team. She is in charge of research and information activities (the website) and engages in educational activities and the work of the lawyers. She is mostly interested in the social aspects of contemporary surveillance, mainly the discourse regarding surveillance and the influence of surveillance practices (primarily various forms of video surveillance) on society.
Graduate of African studies. Joined Panoptykon in 2011 as the office manager. She takes care of finances and communications. She is co-responsible for day-to-day management of the organization and is driving force in introducing new solutions that improve work of the organization. Her interests focus on the problems of surveillance over foreigners and children.
Graduate of the faculty of law, ealier associated with the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights. In Panoptykon – since January 2012. The head and heart of the legal team. He is responsible for the monitoring of legislative works in the Polish parliament and the preparation of legal analyses. He engages in advocacy activities, talks with political decision-makers and the media. Wojciech's main interest is surveillance exercised by the police and secret services.
Lawyer by education. He joined Panoptykon in October 2011 as a volunteer. Since 2012 – a part-time team member. He monitors legislative works in the European Parliament, blazes the trails for our advocacy activities, develops political and academic relationships. The Panoptykon's specialist in finding and analyzing information. He is particularly interested in surveillance in the context of borders and migrations, health care, online freedoms, as well as the philosophical and economic aspects of the surveillance society.
Graduate of law and international relations. Part-time member of our legal team since July 2013. She is engaged in monitoring activities (especially legislative works of the European Parliament) and helps with day-to-day administration and logistics of the organization. Anna is particularly interested in the activities of intelligence agencies, urban surveillance and surveillance industry.
Michał "czesiek" Czyżewski
Hacker. He joined Panoptykon in 2013 to administer our IT infrastructure, but now is also engaged in our educational activities. Advocate of free and open software, cryptography and privacy on the Web. Member of Warsaw Hackerspace and supporter of the Free and Open Software Foundation.
For years associated with non-governmental sector. She joined Panoptykon in July 2014 to support the financial and administrative activities. As a person who is not afraid of any challenge, she quickly became indispensable.