Paweł Rowiński, a Professor of Earth Sciences, has since 2015 served as the Vice-President of the Polish Academy of Sciences. His academic title was granted by the President of Poland in 2009. From 2008 to 2015 Prof. Rowiński was the Executive Director of the Institute of Geophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences, and from 2004 to 2008 he served as the Research Director at the same Institute. Until May 2015 he was also the chairman of the Board of Directors of the Earth and Planetary Research Centre (GeoPlanet). Within the PASIFIC Programme, Prof. Rowiński is responsible for the strategic management of the project. Not only does he make the key decisions, such as selecting panel chairs and accepting the final ranking list of proposals for each call, but also, together with the Advisory Board, he supervises the implementation of the project and how the main risks are addressed.
Bogna Hryniszyn holds a master's degree in Political Science and a bachelor's degree in Journalism and Social Communication from the Jagiellonian University. There, she completed a post-graduate programme in Gender Studies as well. From 2008 to 2021, Bogna fulfilled the role of the National Contact Point for Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions and served as an expert of the EU Programme Committee for MSCA. From 2016 to 2022, she was also the National Contact Point for the European Research Council (ERC) and was an expert of the EU Programme Committee for the European Research Council (ERC). She was the Head of the Mobility Office at the National Contact Point for EU Research Programmes and was involved in the activities of the EURAXESS Network. Throughout her career, she was responsible for the realization and implementation of MSCA projects.
Since 2022, Bogna is the Director of the Excellence in Science Department at the Polish Academy of Sciences. As the Project Manager of the PASIFIC Programme, she is in charge of the operational management of the project, processes implementation, and overseeing day-to-day activities in the PASIFIC Fellowship Programme.
Jakub Urbański works as the ERC Grants specialist in the Excellence in Science Department of the Polish Academy of Sciences. He holds a master's degree in English Philology (specialty in Translation Studies) from the Pedagogical University of Kraków. He completed his post-graduate programme for Specialized Translations at the Jagiellonian University. Currently, he pursues Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Studies in Translation and Interpreting at the University of Warsaw.
Prior to joining the Excellence in Science Department, Jakub worked as a translator and project manager in translation agencies. Within the PASIFIC Fellowship Programme, he coordinates the submission, evaluation, and selection process.
Małgorzata Heinrich works as the ERC Grants specialist
in the Excellence in Science Department of the Polish Academy of Sciences. She
holds master's degrees in Management from Kozminski University in Warsaw and
KEDGE Business School in Bordeaux, France. She obtained her bachelor's degree
in Musicology from the University of Warsaw, where she currently pursues a Master's
Apart from working at the Polish Academy of
Sciences, she is an editor in the contemporary music magazine Glissando. Within
the PASIFIC Fellowship Programme, Małgorzata is responsible for the promotion
and dissemination of the programme and its calls
Joanna Błogowska works as the ERC Grants Advisor at the Excellence in Science Department of the Polish Academy of Sciences. She holds a PhD degree in Social Psychology from the Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL) in Belgium. She earned a master’s in Psychology from the College of Inter-Faculty Individual Studies in the Humanities at the University of Warsaw, as well as a master’s in Religion Studies from the Jagiellonian University.
Prior to joining the Excellence in Science Department in August 2016, Joanna worked at several European and international organizations, such as the European Commission (Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Unit), and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). She has also obtained PRINCE2 Foundation certificate in project management. Within the PASIFIC Fellowship Programme, Joanna is responsible for monitoring ethical issues.