Experts - public relations

Dorota Adamska

Dorota Adamska

Graduate of Anthropology at the University in Toronto, studied Archeology at the Jagiellonian University. 1989–1995 worked in the Ontario Parliament in Toronto. 1995- 1996 British Petroleum President’s Assistant and since 1996 Public Relations Manager for British Petroleum Poland. Coordinator of many social projects in BP. Besides that a lecturer at the Tischner European University in Cracow.

Natalia de Barbaro

Natalia de Barbaro

Psychologist and sociologist, a trainer of public relations and social skills at the Institute of Psychology at the Jagiellonian University in Cracow. Her areas of interests include interpersonal communication, negotiations, election campaigns and creative thinking. From 1997 to 2000 worked as a specialist of social communication in Local Government Partnership Program. Since 2001 works as a trainer at the Partner Polska. She has a trainer certificate from the Thames Valley University (Great Britain). Also works as an expert in creating strategies for politicians’ election campaigns. 

Ivor Gaber

Ivor Gaber

Director of City's Political Journalism MA of London University has an outstanding background in both practical political journalism and in academic research in this area. He has co-authored three books and numerous articles on political communications, and has served as a media consultant to a variety of organisations, governments and international bodies. His journalistic career has included senior editorial positions at the BBC, ITN, Channel Four and Sky News. He is an Independent Editorial Adviser to the BBC and a frequent contributor to radio and television networks in the UK and abroad.

Andrzej Styliński

A long-time correspondent for the Associated Press, the world’s largest and oldest news agency, and the head of the AP’s operations in Poland. He has reported on the fall of communism in the Eastern Europe and various aspects of the region’s political, economic and social transition after 1989. In February 2004, following 20 years with the AP, moved to work as television news editor for TVN24, Poland’s first all-news television. In April 2005, joined Siemens Sp. z o. o., the global concern’s Polish regional company, as the PR director and press spokesman. 

Jiří Sýkora

Jiří Sýkora

V4 Public Relations Coordinator,International Visegrad Fund. 

Karol Szyndzielorz

Karol Szyndzielorz

Graduated from the Warsaw University (Dep. Of Journalism, MA Specialization in International Relations). He began his career in 1957 at the Życie Warszawy daily as a reporter. During the Warsaw Block intervention to Czechoslovakia in 1968 he worked as a foreign correspondent, and later as an editor of the Science and Technology section. He did post graduate work in Socials Sciences and Political Sciences as a Ford Foundation grantee at Cornell University and Stanford University. During 1977 and 1978 he was the first Polish Nieman Fellow at Harvard University. Since 1979 he has been the co-editor of the Global Paper One World published by the UN system. This publication and Życie Warszawy were both suspended under the material law in 1981. He then moved to the Polish Newsweek as foreign editor (1985-1991). In 1989, he was spokesman of the Round Table debates in Warsaw. Founder and editor-in-chief of the financial daily Nowa Europa (1991). In 1994, he became deputy CEO and member of the board of Zasada Group (Mercedes Polska). Founded and owned the company Media Group in 1996. Currently he is the advisor of the Executive Board of Siemens Polska.

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