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Tech Academy 18, March 2021

Meet our Council Members, who share decades of technical experience between them. They dedicate their time to support Tech Academy, ensure the quality of our workshops and teaching.



Tech Academy founder, BIM expert


Piotr Dudek STP

Connect with Piotr on LinkedIn.

Piotr obtained a degree at Kielce University of Technology and Jagiellonian University. He is a Chartered Engineer at Institution of Civil Engineers UK, Euro-Engineer, member of Mazowiecka Izba Inżynierów Budownictwa and SEiMTS (Stowarzyszenie Ekspertów i Menedżerów Transportu Szynowego). He also is a member of the council of the European BIM Certification Centre (ECC BIM).

With over 20 years of work experience, he worked as project manager on infrastructure projects in Poland, Lithuania, Germany Belgium, and United Kingdom. Some of the projects he worked on include Crossrail, Thameslink NR, Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Currently he is working on implementing Building Information Management (BIM) in Poland. 

Piotr was chair of the Association of Polish Engineers in Great Britain and is one the founders of Tech Academy.

Industry & Expertise: Construction, Design and Workmanship

Job Title: Director

Currently works for: SPI

Can help with: Career development of an Engineer in the UK


Dr Andrzej Fórmaniak

Andrzej Formaniak STP

Connect with Andrzej on LinkedIn.

Andrzej obtained his degree at the Poznan University of Technology. He was employed at WS Atkins, Arup and currently at Mott MacDonald working as an expert in safety and reliability. He is a Fellow if the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and a Fellow of the Safety & Reliability Society.

After arriving in London in 1989 he joined the Association of Polish Engineers in Great Britain, being one of its most active members and eventually becoming its chair. Andrzej was also the first chair of the European Federation of Polish Engineering Association and a char of the Polish Society of Arts and Sciences Abroad.

Industry & Expertise: Construction, Design and Workmanship

Job Title:Railway Systems Assurance Lead

Currently works for: Mott MacDonald Consultants

Can help with: Wszelkie porady dotyczące wyboru kariery zawodowej, uzyskiwania statusu 'chartered engineer', jak również wszelkie zagadnienia związane z praktyka RAMS (reliability, availability, maintainability & safety) w odniesieniu do infrastruktury kolejowej, ale nie tylko.


Piotr Swieboda CEng MICE

Piotr Swieboda STP

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Piotr has obtained his degree in Civil Engineering at Kielce University of Technology. He has an extensive experience gained on construction and infrastructure projects. He was involved in construction of offices and shopping centres in Warsaw as well as Kings Cross underground station and Blackfriars railway bridge in London.

Currently he is working on development of the Crossrail railway line in London. He is a Chartered Engineer at the Institution of Civil Engineers and was the chair of the Association of Polish Engineers in Great Britain.

Industry & Expertise: Civil Engineer

Job Title: Completion Manager

Currently works for: Crossrail

Can help with: Pomoc/ doradztwo dotyczące uzyskania statusu chartered (CEng, IEng) w Institution of Civil Engineering m.in. development objectives, attributes, reports. Recenzja CV, doradztwo w zakresie kariery zawodowej w branży budowlanej (civil engineering).


Dr Marian Zastawny CEng MRAeS

Dr Marian Zastawny STPConnect with Marian on LinkedIn.

Marian is an aerospace engineer specialising in aerodynamics, computational fluid dynamics and numerical methods for engineering analysis. He obtained degrees at Warsaw University of Technology, California Institute of Technology and at Imperial College London.

He is currently employed at Siemens Digital Industries Software where he is responsible for verification and validation of novel analysis methods. He has extensive experience in data analysis and processing.

Industry & Expertise: Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering, CFD

Job Title: Advanced Application Engineer in R&D

Currently works for: Siemens Digital Industries Software

Can help with: Symulacje i analiza danych, CFD, lotnictwo i kosmonautyka (UK, USA, Polska), edukacja w UK i USA, studia doktoranckie, graduate programmes.


Teresa Bilinska MSc CEng MCIBSE, DOIIB, Mechanical and PH Engineer

Teresa Bilińska STP

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Teresa is a self-motivated Eng. with extensive experience in Building Services Engineering, design and management in the Consulting and Contracting sectors.

My work brings me a lot of professional satisfaction. Motivation for people with a passion for the profession and humour is the best way to reach success without stress.

Comprehensive knowledge let me work continuously as the serious international accredited consultant for the best Consultancies in the UK and Poland (Buro Happold, Meinhardt, PM Group, Capita Symonds, Hilson Moran, WSP) and Contractors (Cilantro, Ballymore) with very good references showing my flexibility for many standards, operational systems and quick conformity to the new situations, taking fast decisions, giving the essence of the design, balancing between the regulations above standards, looking for challenges, quick interdisciplinary coordination.

Industry & Expertise: Construction, Civil Engineering

Job Title: Lead Mechanical & PH Design Eng

Currently works for: BBC Ltd

Can help with: I am happy to help with obtaining qualifications in Poland and Great Britain, in checking the CV, career counseling in my industry and the so-called psychology of construction.


Bart Kowalczyk

Bart KowalczykConnect with Bart on LinkedIn.

I work with Clients in Construction, Property, Ecommerce and Professional Sectors, helping to unleash the power of technology into their business to sell better.
Originally from Poland, I now reside in sunny Edinburgh, Scotland and serve my clients in the UK and EU. So, I am Polish, but love Scotland, and proudly practise my Scottish accent every day! 
I run two business networking groups in the UK: Edinburgh Connections (EC) in Scotland and Polish Business Link (PBLINK) in London, managing over 5K contacts via HubSpot Database. During the first lockdown I set up a B2B marketing agency and help companies automate their sales and marketing using HubSpot CRM.


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