Deputy Mayor of Gdynia
As Deputy Mayor of Gdynia, Gruszecka-Spychała is responsible for Economic Issues of the City. In 2014 she was also appointed he Mayor’s Plenipotentiary for Communications Infrastructure Development Issues.
As a representative of the Gdynia City authorities, she is responsible for economic development and support for entrepreneurs, city development strategy, owner's supervision,management of municipal properties and buildings, city branding, tourism, public communication, social affairs (council housing in particular), as well as the city entities: Roads and Green Areas Management, Pomeranian Science and Technology Park Gdynia, Experyment Science Centre and Council Housing Administration. On behalf of the Mayor she exercises the rights and obligations of the owner to all companies in which the municipality holds shares. She coordinates the development and implementation of the city development strategy.
Gruszecka-Spychała’s prior professional experience includes taking in 2011 the position of the President of the Management Board of Gdynia Development Agency, a company fully owned by the city. She holds a master’s degree in law from the Gdańsk University (Poland) and qualified as a legal counsel. For many years, she combined the work of a lawyer, which was her hobby at first and then became her profession, with artistic production.