Sławomir Niemierka graduated from Warsaw University, Law and Administration Department and a Post-Graduate Course - Law and Economy in the European Union. He is a qualified legal counsel. He participated in Polish and international training courses in financial supervision and risk management in financial institutions. He authored and co-authored a number of publications on financial law and bank supervision. He was an academic teacher at post-graduate courses at Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw University and the Academy of Insurance and Finance. For many years he worked in the National Bank of Poland - the General Inspectorate of Banking Supervision, where he headed the Inspection Office responsible for inspections carried out in banks, branches of foreign banks and credit institutions in Poland, in particular inspections of internal controls and risk management systems. Member of a Steering Committee of the General Inspectorate of Banking Supervision in charge of the implementation of the second Basel Accord, supervision over risk models, operational risk and accounting standards. He was in a Team in charge of the development of the risk management system in the National Bank of Poland. As a Member of the Management Board of the Bank Guarantee Fund he supervised the operational risk management system, inspections and monitoring of banks financially supported by the Fund. He joined the PZU Group in 2008 as a Managing Director in charge of Audit. On 19 March 2012 he was appointed a Member of the Management Board of PZU Życie. On 19 March 2012 appointed a Director of the PZU Group in charge of internal control, security and risk management.