Silesian University of Technology (SUT)
Currently (since 2016): Director of SUT’s Centre for Continuing Training (former Centre for Engineers’ Training) located at the SUT’s campus in Rybnik. Active academic teacher and researcher. Specialist in the coal industry and coal-related technologies. Experienced as representative of local and regional Self-Government structures, what has allowed gaining reach experience on the university/research institutes - local socio-economic and industrial environment level cooperation and implementation of good practices: former chairman and vicechairman of the City Council in Żory; former Provincial Governor of the Silesian Province (Voivodeship) in years (2007-2014). Head of the Euracoal - the European Coal and Lignite Association (2015-2016). Former President of the Katowice Coal Holding Company (2014-2016). Former chairman/director of few Coal Companies in the region, involved and experienced in their successful restructuration.