Jakub Pawlowicz, LL.M., is currently working as a legal officer at the Office of the European Ombudsman in Strasbourg (FR). He graduated from the University of Sheffield (UK) with LL.B. (Hons) In European and International Law. Having successfully defended a Master's thesis on the topic of European Citizenship, he was awarded an LL.M. (cum lade) in International and European Public Law from Erasmus University Rotterdam (NL). He is passionate about the institution of ombudsman, protection of fundamental rights and devoted to the tenets of equality.