Błażej is a forester and economist from Poland. He was born in Grudziadz, Poland in 1988. Currently, he is a PhD candidate at the Polish Academy of Sciences, Institute of Rural and Agricultural Development, Department of Economic Modeling in Warsaw. He is an engineer of forestry and he holds a Master in International Economic Relations: International Business.

During his master program, he had also been studying at the School of Management, University of Bradford, UK as an Erasmus exchange student. After graduation, he was awarded with the German Federal Environmental Foundation (Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt) scholarship for the best graduates and young experts in the area of environmental studies. He had spent his scholarship conducting a research regarding modern sustainable wood-base building materials at the Technical University of Munich. During his stay in Munich, he had also been a member of the Oscar von Miller Forum – an independent educational initiative of the Bavarian building industry. His main research topics evolve around rural development, forestry, agriculture and economics.

Błażej is passionate about any kind of movement and everything that allows him to travel and be “in touch” with the surroundings – sailing, bicycling, motorbiking, walking… In 2015 he spent 10 weeks traveling on a bicycle from Poland to Portugal. He refers to this trip as “one of the best adventures in his life”. He is also a passionate cook, especially in outdoors.

He joined EAT team in 2016.

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