Tomasz Bienkowski, President of Polish Potato Federation

Tomasz Bieńkowski PhD, specialist in the field of plant production, in particular breeding and seed production of cereals and potatoes. Since 2000, the president and owner of CN Nidzica – one of the largest seed and breeding enterprises in Poland. At the same time, as a farmer, he runs a specialized commercial seed farm. In the years 2007-2013 an expert under the 7th EU framework program – AGREE. Co-founder and President of the Polish Potato Federation. Active member of Europatat including the seed committee and RUCIP. Founder of the first RUCIP representative office in Poland. For several years, the co-organizer and commissioner of the international POTATO POLAND fair – one of the most important events in the international potato industry. Coorganiser of the Polish Potato Congress. Currently, the deputy chairman of the Fruit and Vegetable Promotion Fund in National Agriculture Support Center and a member of the Program Council of the Polish Plant Health Inspection. One of the co-creator of Polish potato program 2020-2025. Initiator of the establishment of the Polish Parliamentary Team for the Development of the Potato Industry. Promotor of Polish and European agri-food products, especially Polish potato, not only on the domestic but also on the international markets.