Poland (Central Europe) – Edward Majewski
Edward is a Professor at the Faculty of Economic Sciences at the Warsaw University of Life Sciences. He teaches courses on farm management, alternative farming systems, strategic management and business planning. He is a director of the MBA program in “Agribusiness Management”.
His research interests include farm management, sustainable agriculture and impacts of changes in agricultural policies on the farming sector. He has participated in a number of research projects – the most recent dealt with such issues as farm risk management, farmers’ investment behaviour and animal welfare standards. In the past he headed a team of experts disseminating Integrated Farming Systems in Poland, which included managing pilot implementations of the system on a group of farms.
Edward and his team at Warsaw University of Life Sciences organised and ran the highly successful 2013 International Farm Management Congress (IFMA19) in Warsaw. The congress was hosted at the University with 3 days of sessions and 2 days of superbly organised Field Trips with 8 options for delegates and accompanying persons to choose from.
Edward runs a small hobby apple farm, where he spends most of his (limited) leisure time. When there is more time for his hobbies, he enjoys listening to all kinds of music, playing bridge and travelling.