Agnieszka Sznyk

President of the Board INNOWO

Agnieszka Sznyk PhD is the President of the Board at INNOWO, the Institute of Innovation and Responsible Development in Warsaw, Poland. She holds a PhD in Life Sciences and is an expert in the fields of sustainable production and consumption, circular economy and healthcare economics in Poland. Agnieszka has been connected with nongovernmental organizations for many years, notably as a founder and manager of the Polish Circular Hotspot ( and the international educational campaign Circular Week (

Agnieszka serves as an Economy expert at CE Working Group under the National Smart specializations (NSS) appointed by the Steering Committee, which consists of the representatives of the Ministry of Investment and Economic Development, the Ministry of Science and Higher Education and the Ministry of Development Funds and Regional Policy in Poland.


Member of the Coordination Group at the European Circular Economy Stakeholder Platform, an initiative of the European Commission and the European Social and Economic Committee.

Initiator and coordinator of the Polish edition of the international competition Value Based Healthcare Dragon’s Grant & Endorsement and the platform.

Author of numerous reports and articles, incl. “Innovations 2015”, “Development of the methodology and identification of indicators of the circular economy for the Polish economy in a regional perspective”, “The impact of innovative multinational companies on the socio-economic development of Poland”, “Methods of measuring social innovation”, “New definition of health protection and its impact on improving the quality of treatment “,”Value and place in the health care system of cell and gene therapies on the example of CAR-T “

All speakers

Jürg Burri

Ambassador of Switzerland

Michał Stępień

President of the Polish - Swiss Chamber of Commerce; Country Head UBS Poland

Marlena Tryka

Deputy director in the Department of Innovation and Industrial Policy at the Ministry of Development and Technology

Tomasz Wolanowski

President of the Board at ABB Sp. z o.o.

David Avery

Head of Cleantech, Switzerland Global Enterprise

Erwin Bollinger

Ambassador and Head of delegation, Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs SECO

Francesco Crivelli

Senior R&D Engineer and Project Manager at CSEM

Julien Fersing

Founder of REALTI

Zbigniew Kozłowski

Partner in charge of the Environment and Projects Development Department at DWF (Poland) law firm

Alicja Kuczera

CEO of Polish Green Building Council

Krzysztof Müller

Head of Market Poland, Alpiq Energy SE

Radosław Palmowski

General Manager, Zehnder Polska

Janusz Potrzebowski

Key Specifier Manager, Sika

Piotr Szkoda

Sales and Marketing Director, ABB in Poland, Czech Republic and Hungary

Michał Turlejski

Cluster CM South & East Europe & MENA Taps, FRANKE

Paweł Wierzbicki

CEO of Schindler Polska

Magnus Willers

Owner, Managing Director of Jobst Willers Engineering

Pablo Padrutt

Head of Economic, Financial and Scientific Affairs at the Embassy of Switzerland in Poland

Ulrich Schwendimann

Managing Director of the Polish-Swiss Chamber of Commerce