dr hab. Iwona Szwach
Dr hab. Iwona Szwach graduated from the Faculty of Biology and Environmental Protection at University of Silesia in Katowice with MSc degree in biology. In the same year she has started work in the Surfactant Department of the Institute of Heavy Organic Synthesis "Blachownia". In 2000 she got a PhD in Technical Sciences.
Dr Szwach is the co-author of 22 publications, 35 lectures, 6 implementations and 69 reports. She specializes in ecotoxicological research and environmental protection related analyses. She also has the experience in cooperation and project management. Dr Szwach has been realizing various kinds of projects: research, own, targeted and investment ones. During her work in the Institute she has been the manager of Biodegradation Evaluation Team and the manager of the laboratory accredited by the Polish Centre for Testing and Certification. From 1st March 2005 till 31st August 2010 she was the manager of Analytical Department. Since October 2010 she acts as Deputy Managing Director for Research and Development. She is a Member of the Research Units Evaluation Committee, Member of the Board of Experts for Evaluation of Proposals at the Ministry of Science and Higher Education and Member of the Scientific Council of the Textile Research Institute in Łódź.
Mgr Bożena Kamińska
Mgr Bożena Kamińska started to work for the Institute of Heavy Organic Synthesis "Blachownia" in 1986, since April 2005 she has been holding the position of Chief Accountant of ICSO. She graduated with an M.A. in Enterprises Finance and Accounting, and post-graduate studies in Accounting and Financial Control.
In 2008 she received an Accountiant Certificate issued by the Minister of Finance.