Tomasz Chmal

Chairman of the Board

Tomasz is a leading expert in the Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs in his country. He was a Partner at White&Case and has been selected as one of the top lawyers in ‘Energy & Natural Resources’ by Chambers Europe and Legal 500 EMEA. He is a former Director at General Counsel to the Republic of Poland and a former member of the board of the Sobieski Institute. Tomasz is also an entrepreneur and a co-founder of chemical company.

Tomasz cooperates with the non-governmental organizations such as: School for Leaders, the Society of Friends of the Museum of Modern Art, the Divine Providence Center, the Institute of Industrial Studies, Polish Humanitarian Organization, the Tertio Millennio Institute.

Piotr Dytko

Vice-chairman of the Board

Piotr is an executive with the extensive experience in the private and public sector. Before being appointed to the board of Business & Science Poland he managed health care units and R&D companies such as St. Jadwiga Śląska Hospital and the main research center of the KGHM capital group – KGHM Cuprum. He was also the Chairman of the Board of the PORT Polish Center for Technology Development.

Piotr for many years has been an active leader of the local community in the Lower Silesia region.

Bartek Czyczerski

Director General

Bartek is a former diplomat and civil servant with 15 years of experience in European affairs, in particular in trade policy and international economic relations.

Previously he coordinated matters related to international trade in the Permanent Representation of Poland to the EU and represented national economic interests in various circles of Brussels. He was a member of many EU decision-making bodies, including the chairmanship of the EU Council legislative working group. He has experience in formal and informal EU decision-making processes at all levels – from the conceptual stage to the involvement of EU leaders.

 
At the Ministry of Economy he managed a team that developed and implemented national policy on issues related to EU trade legislation, anti-dumping and anti-subsidy measures and WTO dispute resolution. Bartek and his team represented the Polish government in domestic disputes regarding international trade.

Katarzyna Lachowicz

Senior Legal Advisor

Katarzyna is an attorney-at-law with many years of experience in the EU decision-making process and EU legislation. Prior to joining BSP, Katarzyna has advised large business entities in this regard. She is an expert in the EU decision-making process, community and economic law and many EU policies.

She is a member of the District Chamber of Legal Advisors in Warsaw. She graduated European law from the Université Libre de Bruxelles. Katarzyna worked and completed internships in Polish administration bodies and EU institutions in Brussels. She is also an author of a number of publications in the branch press. 

In Business & Science Poland, she is responsible for issues related to EU legislation, relations with EU institutions and public administration and supports BSP members in this area.

Marta Mizak

Office & Event Manager

Economist with several years of experience in project and process management.

Marta was educated in finance and accounting at the Warsaw School of Economics and the Frederic Alexander University in Nuremberg.

She gained professional experience working among others for international corporations such as Amundi, DSV and ABB. Prior to joining Business & Science Poland she worked at the Ministry of Entrepreneurship and Technology, where she was involved in the implementation of project management system as well as issues related to the business service center sector and supporting innovation in the economy.