Jarosław Duda (b. 29 June 1964 in Wrocław) – sociologist, Secretary of State in the Ministry Of Labour and Social Policy, the Government Plenipotentiary for Disabled People, Chairman of the Board of State Fund for Rehabilitation of Disabled People, Senator during the seventh term of the Senate, the upper house of the Polish Parliament.
Jarosław Duda graduated from the Faculty of Social Sciences at the Catholic University of Lublin. In years 1983 – 1990, he was a co-founder of the Faith and Light Society in Poland, an institutionhelping mentally disabled persons and their families. From 1993, he was a director of the Voivodeship Social Assistance Complex in Wrocław. In 1999, he became a director of the Department of Social Issues and Healthcare of the Lower Silesian Voivodeship Office in Wrocław. From 1999 – 2004, he was a councillor of the Voivodeship Council (Sejmik) of Lower Silesia. He was also the chairman of the Social Policy and Family Committee and a member of committees for Tourism, Recreation and Sport Development, as well as Social Policy, Healthcare and Family. From 1999 – 2001, he was the Vice President of the Board of the State Fund for Rehabilitation of Disabled People (PFRON) in the government of Prime Minister Jerzy Buzek. In 2001 – 2004, he was the director of the City Administration for Residential and Nursing Homes in Wrocław.
He was a deputy during the fourth and fifth term of Sejm, the lower house of the Polish Parliament.
Jarosław Duda is married and has five children.