Our committee members have rich Polish heritage and experienced in both Australian and European markets.
Mirek Zarnowski was appointed as the President of the Polish Chamber of Commerce Australia in April 2015. With over 20 years of professional experience specialising in business expansion, business-to-business (B2B) cooperation, trade, export, and business coaching, Mirek is also Managing Director of New Challenge International Consultancy (NCIC). His previous experience has included sales management for multinational companies from countries such as Poland, Hungary, Germany, the Slovak Republic and the United States. Drawing from his experience, Mirek Zarnowski firmly believes that the future of businesses embraces three crucial factors: a global vision; strategic international human resources management; and resourceful marketing.
Vice President / Representative (Poland)
Tom Matysik was appointed Vice President of the PCCA in September 2015. He is also founder of ATMPOLAND, which is dedicated to IT and accounting services for Polish and international businesses. Drawing upon over 20 years of professional experience in industrial relations, automotive, communications, manufacturing, insurance, management, customer service, IT and accounting, Tom offers diverse skills and networks. One of Tom's greatest strengths is the ability to connect with and inspire people from various backgrounds and levels of experience. He is currently focused on actively building the PCCA's professional network in Poland, and creating alliances with regional and national industry bodies to open up more opportunities for Poland-Australia relations.
Secretary / Representative (Australia)
Antonia Kaucz was appointed as Secretary of the Polish Chamber of Commerce Australia (PCCA) in April 2015. Her role also includes actively representing the PCCA at a national level in Australia, and creating strategic alliances with industry and government bodies as well as managing external communications with members and the public. Antonia has strong experience working for Australian Government departments (e.g. Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Australian Federal Police, Department of Education and Employment) as well as for community organisations. Her skills lie in areas such as governance, cross-cultural and stakeholder engagement and relations, marketing, market research, community development, project design, and events.
Lifetime Member / Representative (South Australia)
Former President (2003 - 2015)
As the former PCCA President, Kevin Witkowski is a dedicated contributor to facilitating stronger Australia-Poland relations. Over the past decade, Kevin organised trade missions, such as the visit to Poland by Australian wine makers and incoming trade missions to Australia from Poland. As an inventor and designer of infrared heat technology for road repair, Kevin travels around Australia presenting conference papers and appears on the New Inventors Program. With a background in electronics and sales management, Kevin was previously Board Member with the Electronics Association of South Australia (SA) and is an Ambassador of the Adelaide Convention Bureau. Kevin encouraged teachers, governments and the national curriculum board to establish Science Technology Engineering Mathematics (STEM) in Australian schools. He is recognised by the Metropolitan Executive and Professional Registry for leadership and outstanding achievements.
Lifetime Member / Representative (South Australia)
Former Vice President (1992 - 2015)
Greg (Grzegorz) Dyner has been involved in the operations of the Polish Chamber of Commerce since its inception in 1992. He has served as a Secretary, Treasurer and then as a Vice President of the Chamber. Greg has over 30 years' experience in the export business in Australia, Asia and Europe. Greg’s business, apart from exports of live breeding cattle from Australia and the USA to Russia, Kazakhstan and other countries in Central Asia, provides consultancy services in farm management and cattle breeding.
Representative (Melbourne, Australia)
Wojtek Jeziorski was appointed as Representative with the Polish Chamber of Commerce Australia in October 2015. Representing the young Polish generation in Australia, Wojtek joined the PCCA with the aim to encourage new young Polish migrants to establish businesses and bilateral connections. With a background in Mechanical Engineering, Wojtek has experience as Project Engineer in waste water treatment, Designer in the power generation industry, and participating in international projects. This experience has helped him to better understand the multicultural business environment, prolific within Australia. Since moving to Australia, Wojtek has studied project management at the Lonsdale Institute in Melbourne. During the FY2015-2016, Wojtek provided valuable support for the PCCA in promoting and representing Polish businesses at significant trade events: AIMEX (Sydney); and All Energy Australia Conference (Melbourne).