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About ECAC

Andrzej Guła

President of the Board

Expert in energy efficiency and environmental protection. Graduated from the University of Economics in Krakow. Professionally active in the field of environmental protection for 20 years. The President of the Krakow Smog Alert and a co-founder of the Polish Smog Alert – social initiatives aimed at solving the problem of air pollution in Poland. An economist of the environment, for many years active in the field of environmental policy and energy efficiency. He has advised numerous government, local government and non-governmental institutions both in Poland and abroad. He worked as an expert for international financial institutions, including the World Bank, the European Investment Bank, JASPERS and OECD.

Łukasz Adamkiewicz

Vice President of the Board

Expert in the field of health impact of air pollution. Gained his knowledge and experience on PhD studies in 2008-2013 under research topic: traffic air pollution impact on lung obstruction. Contributed to greater involvement of the health sector in air quality imporovement measures and development of public awareness about the impact of air pollution on health. He adapted the methodology of external health costs of air pollution to Polish conditions. Contributed to the establishment and work of the expert Task Force for air pollution impact on health within the Ministry of Health. Works in the advisory capacity for the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Entrepreneurship and Technology in the field of health impact assessment and external health costs.

Anna Dworakowska

Member of the Board

Works on air quality improvement policies since 2012. These include regulatory changes, such as: introduction of coal quality standards, emission and energy efficiency standards for solid fuel boilers and designation of smoke control areas as well as financial instruments, with the most important being support mechanisms for thermal renovation of the housing sector. She has conducted research into energy performance of single family houses in Poland and demand for financial instruments supporting energy efficiency improvement in this sector. Involved in air quality measurements focusing on particulate matter and nitrogen oxide. Co-founder of Polish Smog Alert, which gathers grassroot air quality initiatives in Poland.