Panellists of the BioExpo Warsaw congress

KRYSTYNA RADKOWSKA

[ultimate_modal modal_title="Polska Izba Żywności Ekologicznej" btn_text="More..." modal_style="overlay-slidedown" overlay_bg_color="#bc1738" overlay_bg_opacity="50" content_bg_color="#ffffff" header_bg_color="#f4971e" img_size="80" btn_txt_color="#ffffff"]A lawyer by education, an animator of social life by passion and practice. Founder and president of the Zwalcz Nudę Foundation. Organizer of many events and social campaigns, such as the National Sports Day and Warsaw Family Days, which gather thousands of Poles every year. Since 2017, the President of the Polish Chamber of Organic Food, actively involved in the promotion of a holistic approach to ecology.[/ultimate_modal]

DR HAB. SYLWIA ŻAKOWSKA-BIEMANS

[ultimate_modal modal_title="SGGW" btn_text="More..." modal_style="overlay-slidedown" overlay_bg_color="#bc1738" overlay_bg_opacity="50" header_bg_color="#f4971e" img_size="80"]Research and didactic worker at the Faculty of Human Nutrition and Consumption Sciences of the Warsaw University of Life Sciences, fascinated by people who, with care for others and the environment, produce food. Member of the Ecological Agriculture Council at the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, expert of the European Commission, organic food market analyst, author and co-author of over 150 scientific publications, including the award-winning academic textbook on organic farming. Coordinator and contractor in several dozen national and international research and development projects in the field of conditions for the development of organic farming, consumer attitudes and behavior, and sensory perception of food.[/ultimate_modal]

PROF. EWA REMBIAŁKOWSKA

[ultimate_modal modal_title="SGGW" btn_text="More..." modal_style="overlay-slidedown" overlay_bg_color="#bc1738" overlay_bg_opacity="50" content_bg_color="#ffffff" header_bg_color="#f4971e" img_size="80"]I work at the Department of Organic Food of the Institute of Human Nutrition Sciences at the Warsaw University of Life Sciences. In my research activity I deal with the nutritional value of raw materials from organic and conventional production and the impact of organic food on human and animal health. I have published over 200 scientific papers in this field, 40 of them in highly scored journals. I am the president of the Organic Agriculture Forum Association. M. Górny. For many years I have been running a number of national and international research projects related to agriculture and organic food. I belong to the boards of several Polish, European and global organizations promoting this subject (Forum RE, FQH, OFSP, ISOFAR, ENOAT).[/ultimate_modal]

ANNA WOJNO

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DR INŻ. URSZULA SOŁTYSIAK

[ultimate_modal modal_title="Polska Izba Żywności Ekologicznej" btn_text="More..." modal_style="overlay-slidedown" overlay_bg_color="#bc1738" overlay_bg_opacity="55" content_bg_color="#ffffff" header_bg_color="#f4971e" img_size="80"]Współtwórca ruchu rolnictwa ekologicznego w Polsce, który w 1989 r. zarejestrował się jako Stowarzyszenie Producentów Żywności Metodami Ekologicznymi, przyjmując zaproponowaną przez nią nazwę: EKOLAND. Działając przez kilka kadencji w różnych organach Międzynarodowej Federacji Rolnictwa Ekologicznego IFOAM, pracowała na rzecz wdrożenia w Polsce kryteriów produkcji ekologicznej zgodnych ze standardami międzynarodowymi. Przez 20 lat kierowała jednostką certyfikującą AGRO BIO TEST – pierwszą w kraju (1996) niezależną organizacją certyfikującą produkcję ekologiczną. W ciągu całego życia zawodowego była związana ze Szkołą Główną Gospodarstwa Wiejskiego w Warszawie, jako wykładowca akademicki na Wydziale Nauk o Żywieniu Człowieka i Konsumpcji. Autorka ponad 130 publikacji na temat ekologicznego rolnictwa i produkcji żywności. Obecnie (2020) prowadzi doradztwo w zakresie podejmowania produkcji ekologicznej w rolnictwie i przetwórstwie. Jest rzecznikiem Polskiej Izby Żywności Ekologicznej.[/ultimate_modal]

ŁUKASZ GĘBKA

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DOROTA METERA

[ultimate_modal modal_title="Bioekspert Sp. z o.o." btn_text="More..." modal_style="overlay-slidedown" overlay_bg_color="#bc1738" overlay_bg_opacity="50" content_bg_color="#ffffff" header_bg_color="#f4971e" img_size="80"]Since 2002, the president of the management board and quality representative of BIOEKSPERT Sp. z o.o. - organic farming certification body. Since 2009, she has been a representative of Polish member organizations and a member of the IFOAM EU Group (International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements) Council, and since 2016, Vice-President of the IFOAM EU Group Council. In 2008, she became a member of the IOAS (International Organic Accreditation Service) Accreditation Committee, and in 2016, a member of the Council for Organic Agriculture at the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. She was selected by environmental organizations as their representative in the Monitoring Committee of the Rural Development Program for 2007-20013 and 2014-2020 and from 2014 in the GMO Committee at the Minister of the Environment. He is also a member of the Organic Farming Forum Association.[/ultimate_modal]

KAROL PRZYBYLAK

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AGNIESZKA POCZTARSKA

[ultimate_modal modal_title="Czytamy etykiety, Ulica ekologiczna" btn_text="More..." modal_style="overlay-slidedown" overlay_bg_color="#bc1738" overlay_bg_opacity="50" content_bg_color="#ffffff" header_bg_color="#f4971e" img_size="80"]Publisher of educational websites: "We are reading the labels" and "Ecological Street". On his example, he proves that you can change your eating habits, choose products with a good composition and make conscious choices. He observes and listens to the readers of websites and with each action he tries to help in the daily purchasing decisions of our communities.[/ultimate_modal]

KAMILLA STAŃCZYK

[ultimate_modal modal_title="Eco and More Sp. z o.o." btn_text="More..." modal_style="overlay-slidedown" overlay_bg_color="#bc1738" overlay_bg_opacity="50" content_bg_color="#ffffff" header_bg_color="#f4971e" img_size="80"]An enthusiast of a healthy and natural lifestyle. Landscape architect in constant contact with nature. A graduate of the Warsaw University of Life Sciences and the Executive MBA program of the Warsaw University of Technology. Co-owner of Eco and More - a distributor of non-food organic products. Mother of three.[/ultimate_modal]

PIOTR OSTASZEWSKI

[ultimate_modal modal_title="RSP Ostoja Natury" btn_text="More..." modal_style="overlay-slidedown" overlay_bg_color="#bc1738" overlay_bg_opacity="50" content_bg_color="#ffffff" header_bg_color="#f4971e" img_size="80"]A graduate of the University of Warsaw, Faculty of Law and Administration (Master's degree, specialization in sponsoring and Copyright Law Since 2018, President and founder of the agricultural production cooperative RSP Ostoja Natury[/ultimate_modal]

DR N. CHEM. SEBASTIAN GRZYB

[ultimate_modal modal_title="WSIiZ" btn_text="More..." modal_style="overlay-slidedown" overlay_bg_color="#bc1738" overlay_bg_opacity="50" content_bg_color="#ffffff" header_bg_color="#f4971e" img_size="80"]Rector of the Higher School of Engineering and Health in Warsaw. Lecturer in major subjects in the field of chemical, pharmaceutical and health sciences, in the fields of cosmetology, cosmetic chemistry, dietetics, food chemistry. Consultant and expert of companies from the cosmetics and food industry. Author of research projects in the field of recipe and technology of cosmetic products and raw materials as well as testing the quality of food products. Promoter of numerous diploma theses in the field of health sciences. A forensic expert in the field of chemistry.[/ultimate_modal]

JUSTYNA MARSZAŁKOWSKA -JAKUBIK

[ultimate_modal modal_title="WSIiZ" btn_text="More..." modal_style="overlay-slidedown" overlay_bg_color="#bc1738" overlay_bg_opacity="50" content_bg_color="#ffffff" header_bg_color="#f4971e" img_size="80"]Dietitian, academic teacher and blogger in one. Guest of radio and TV programs "breakfast". Author of articles in scientific journals (Alergia, Asthma, Immunologia or Family Medicine & Primary Care Review), popular science (Farmacja Praktyczna) or quite entertaining (Świat Kobiet, Glamor). Currently, I mainly publish on my blog. I have been providing consultations for adults since 2006. Stationary in Warsaw's Żoliborz and on-line. “In my work, I adhere to the principle that diet is a lifestyle, not just slimming, so I try to sweeten life with what is on a diet. I believe that weight loss should only be a side effect of a healthy and tasty life.[/ultimate_modal]

KONRAD NOWAKOWSKI

[ultimate_modal modal_title="PIOiRO" btn_text="More..." modal_style="overlay-slidedown" overlay_bg_color="#bc1738" overlay_bg_opacity="50" content_bg_color="#ffffff" header_bg_color="#f4971e" img_size="80"]A long-time employee of COBRO Packaging Research Institute, an active activist for environmental protection. Since 2014, the president of the Polish Chamber of Packaging Recovery and Recycling, which is a business environment organization that carries out tasks in accordance with the concept of extended producer responsibility. He specializes in the management of packaging waste and the life cycle of packaging.[/ultimate_modal]

MONIKA DYRRDA

[ultimate_modal modal_title="Nielsen Connect" btn_text="More..." modal_style="overlay-slidedown" overlay_bg_color="#bc1738" overlay_bg_opacity="50" content_bg_color="#ffffff" header_bg_color="#f4971e" img_size="80"]Client Director Nielsen Connect in Poland, associated with the company since 2011. She specializes in the study of the retail trade panel, and has cooperated with both key retail chains and FMCG producers. Currently, she supports clients from the food, beverage and alcohol industries in making strategic marketing decisions, analyzes and recommendations. A graduate of Economics at the University of Economics in Katowice and doctoral studies at the Warsaw School of Economics.[/ultimate_modal]

KAROLINA DRZEWOSZ

[ultimate_modal modal_title="Nielsen Connect" btn_text="More..." modal_style="overlay-slidedown" overlay_bg_color="#bc1738" overlay_bg_opacity="50" content_bg_color="#ffffff" header_bg_color="#f4971e" img_size="80"]Senior Client Consultant Nielsen Connect w Polsce, na co dzień współpracuje z największymi producentami branży FMCG, aktywnie wspierając ich w zakresie badań rynku oraz strategii produktowych. Absolwentka Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego oraz Akademii Leona Koźmińskiego.[/ultimate_modal]

MONIKA STROMKIE-ZŁOMANIEC

[ultimate_modal modal_title="Poradnia dietetyczna „Z kaloriami na pieńku”" btn_text="More..." modal_style="overlay-slidedown" overlay_bg_color="#bc1738" overlay_bg_opacity="50" content_bg_color="#ffffff" header_bg_color="#f4971e" img_size="80"]A graduate of dietetics at the Medical University of Warsaw. Author of many articles on nutrition, expert in morning TV and radio programs, co-author of books. She works with the pupils one-on-one, but also organizes original nutrition workshops for children and adults. He runs a dietetic clinic and a blog with the perverse name of "With calories in the heart".[/ultimate_modal]

ALICJA PONDER

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MIKOŁAJ BATOR, MAGDALENA BATOR

[ultimate_modal modal_title="Zakwasownia" btn_text="More..." modal_style="overlay-slidedown" overlay_bg_color="#bc1738" overlay_bg_opacity="50" content_bg_color="#ffffff" header_bg_color="#f4971e" img_size="80"]Promują organiczną, ekologiczną kuchnię roślinną. Są twórcami projektu Zakwasownia, który powstał z potrzeby zdrowia, kiedy szukali naturalnych metod wspierania organizmu po przebytej chorobie. Dziś Zakwasownia to rodzinna manufaktura, produkującą zdrowe kiszonki oraz fundacja „Stacja Czułość”, niosąca opiekę emocjonalną pacjentom onkologicznym. Ważny jest dla nich spokój, jako najwyższe szczęście oraz szacunek do siebie i otoczenia.[/ultimate_modal]

ROBERT SIKORA

[ultimate_modal modal_title="NaturalCrop Poland Sp. z o.o." btn_text="More..." modal_style="overlay-slidedown" overlay_bg_color="#bc1738" overlay_bg_opacity="50" content_bg_color="#ffffff" header_bg_color="#f4971e" img_size="80"]For over 10 years associated with the fertilizers industry, partner of NaturalCrop Poland - a leading supplier of fertilizers for organic farming in Poland. He participates with satisfaction in the development of the ecological trend in Polish agriculture, a supporter of sustainable agricultural production, and a connoisseur of organic food.[/ultimate_modal]

DR HAB. EWELINA HALLMANN

[ultimate_modal modal_title="SGGW" btn_text="More..." modal_style="overlay-slidedown" overlay_bg_color="#bc1738" overlay_bg_opacity="50" content_bg_color="#ffffff" header_bg_color="#f4971e" img_size="80"]Od 16 lat prowadzi badania porównawcze dotyczącej jakości żywności ekologicznej, jest dydaktykiem i wykładowcą w Instytucie Nauk o Żywieniu Człowieka. Specjalizuję się w badaniach analitycznych owoców i warzyw ekologicznych.[/ultimate_modal]

JACEK KISIEL

[ultimate_modal modal_title="Biuro Ochrony Powietrza i Polityki Klimatycznej, Urząd m.st. Warszawy" btn_text="More..." modal_style="overlay-slidedown" overlay_bg_color="#bc1738" overlay_bg_opacity="50" content_bg_color="#ffffff" header_bg_color="#f4971e" img_size="80"]A graduate of the Inter-Faculty Individual Studies in the Humanities at the University of Warsaw. He has many years of experience in working in local government. He specializes in real estate management, spatial planning, energy efficiency and climate policy. Currently, he is the deputy director of the Air Protection and Climate Policy Bureau at the City of Warsaw Of Warsaw, supervising the activities of the City in the field of climate policy.[/ultimate_modal]

PAWEŁ POLOCH

[ultimate_modal modal_title="Eko-Dystrybutor.PL" btn_text="More..." modal_style="overlay-slidedown" overlay_bg_color="#bc1738" overlay_bg_opacity="50" content_bg_color="#ffffff" header_bg_color="#f4971e" img_size="80"]Together with his wife Gosia, the founder and owner of the largest Organic Drugstore in Poland - BetterLand and the Eko-Dystrybutor.PL warehouse - modern stores with proven organic products. An educator by education, a passionate supporter and promoter of an eco-lifestyle. The company he creates is not only a business, but above all a place to create initiatives that change the world for the better, especially in the local environment, and the sphere of ecological inspiration, where you are encouraged to work on yourself, self-development and care for the natural environment.[/ultimate_modal]

TOMASZ WŁOSZCZOWSKI, KAMIL PAZIK, SONIA PRIWIEZIENCEW

[ultimate_modal modal_title="Społeczny Instytut Ekologiczny, Gospodarstwo Pazikoland, Fundacja AgriNatura" btn_text="More..." modal_style="overlay-slidedown" overlay_bg_color="#bc1738" overlay_bg_opacity="50" content_bg_color="#ffffff" header_bg_color="#f4971e" img_size="80"]1)Tomasz Włoszczowski- prezes Społecznego Instytutu Ekologicznego, organizacji wspierającej rolników ekologicznych od ponad 10 lat poprzez działania edukacyjne, sieciujące i promocyjne. Rolnik Ekologiczny, jako jeden z pierwszych w Polsce testował system sprzedaży bezpośredniej na podstawie modelu Community Supported Agriculture czyli Rolnictwo Wspierane przez Społeczność. 2) Kamil Pazik- gospodarstwo Pazikoland, w drugim roku konwersji, zdywersyfikowane uprawy warzywnicze. Inspektor Rolnictwa ekologicznego. Uczestniczył w projekcie Go Agri BIO wspieranym przez Fundację Carrefour.[/ultimate_modal]

KAROL PODYMA

[ultimate_modal modal_title="Łąki kwietne" btn_text="More..." modal_style="overlay-slidedown" overlay_bg_color="#bc1738" overlay_bg_opacity="50" content_bg_color="#ffffff" header_bg_color="#f4971e" img_size="80"]Botanist, gardener, specialist in flower meadows. He participated in the largest meadow initiatives in Poland - the initiator of the project of 10 ha of anti-smog flower meadows in Krakow, he coordinated the work on the environmental reconstruction project Łąka Warszawska, hand in hand with the Mayor of the City, he sowed the central meadow in Katowice. He cooperates with local governments and business - initiates, consults and implements meadow projects throughout the country. This year he became a board member of the Landscape Architecture Association.[/ultimate_modal]

JOANNA ŚWIERCZ

[ultimate_modal modal_title="Eko-Wital" btn_text="More..." modal_style="overlay-slidedown" overlay_bg_color="#bc1738" overlay_bg_opacity="50" content_bg_color="#ffffff" header_bg_color="#f4971e" img_size="80"]From the beginning of her career associated with the ecological industry, currently Director of Development and Strategy and a member of the Management Board of Eko-Wital Sp. zoo. A graduate of the Warsaw School of Economics in the field of Management, with a specialization in Project Management, she lived in Great Britain for many years, where she completed her studies in the field of International Relations. Also privately, an organic food enthusiast, an amateur gardener.[/ultimate_modal]

TOMASZ MAKOWSKI

[ultimate_modal modal_title="Fairtrade Polska" btn_text="More..." modal_style="overlay-slidedown" overlay_bg_color="#bc1738" overlay_bg_opacity="50" content_bg_color="#ffffff" header_bg_color="#f4971e" img_size="80"]Tomasz Makowski posiada dyplom MBA Oxford Brookes University, tytuł magistra inżyniera UR Kraków oraz bogate doświadczenie w programach wsparcia przedsiębiorczości. Pracował zarówno dla dużych firm z kapitałem zagranicznym, jak i dla organizacji pozarządowych, np. przy projektach UNDP – Agendy ds. Rozwoju ONZ i Instytutu Ekonomii Środowiska. Od kilku lat zajmuje się zagadnieniami Sprawiedliwego Handlu, a od 2015 roku jest w zespole Fairtrade Polska. Fairtrade jest jednym z najbardziej rozpoznawalnych systemów etycznej certyfikacji produktów na świecie. Fairtrade Polska pracuje ze wszelkimi podmiotami oferującymi certyfikowane produkty: wytwórcami, importerami i dystrybutorami, w tym sieciami handlowymi. Tomasz Makowski odpowiada w Fairtrade Polska za kontakty z kluczowymi partnerami biznesowymi i wspiera ich w kwestiach certyfikacji oraz licencjonowania.[/ultimate_modal]

Maciej Nałęcz

[ultimate_modal modal_title="Eko-Wital" btn_text="More..." modal_style="overlay-slidedown" overlay_bg_color="#bc1738" overlay_bg_opacity="50" content_bg_color="#ffffff" header_bg_color="#f4971e" img_size="80"]Analyst of trends in the industrial, construction and modern services sectors. During over 6 years of work in leading financial institutions, he participated in building strategies and policies for financing key sectors of the Polish economy, from commodity markets to renewable energy sources. Author of numerous analytical reports and market comments quoted in the most important industry and national media.[/ultimate_modal]

Andrzej Kornacki

[ultimate_modal btn_text="More..." modal_style="overlay-slidedown" overlay_bg_color="#bc1738" overlay_bg_opacity="50" content_bg_color="#ffffff" header_bg_color="#f4971e" img_size="80"]A graduate of the Poznań University of Technology. He has been involved in packaging since the 1980s. For many years he has been actively involved in the development of the polypropylene film market. In recent years, he has shown a very strong commitment to the development of the market of biodegradable and compostable cellulose cellophane and NatureFlex films currently produced by Futamura Group, where he works as Regional Sales Manager. Initiator of projects aimed at broadly understood education in the field of knowledge about packaging. Author of many articles, speaker at numerous seminars and conferences, as an invited guest lecturer at universities. He is the initiator of the publication by PWN of Polish versions of the world's highly valued books on packaging "Packaging technology" and "Innovations in food and drink packaging". He actively participates in the activities of the Polish Chamber of Packaging as the chairman of the PIO Council.[/ultimate_modal]

Jacek Frydrych

[ultimate_modal modal_title="Fairtrade Polska" btn_text="More..." modal_style="overlay-slidedown" overlay_bg_color="#bc1738" overlay_bg_opacity="50" content_bg_color="#ffffff" header_bg_color="#f4971e" img_size="80"]since 2010, an employee of the COBRO Materials and Unit Packaging Laboratory - Packaging Research Institute in Warsaw (currently Łukasiewicz Research Network - Institute of Biopolymers and Chemical Fibers). A graduate of the Faculty of Chemistry at the Warsaw University of Technology. Author and co-author of many expert opinions on unit packaging made of plastics from various stages of packaging production, both made in injection technology and flexible packaging. The area of interest is physical and mechanical studies of packaging materials, as well as gas permeability studies of both films, laminates and formed packaging (bottles, containers, etc.).[/ultimate_modal]