Marek Jabłoński, PhD
President of the Management Board of OTTIMA plus Sp. z o.o. based in Katowice. President of the Management Board of the Southern Railway Cluster.
University lecturer, director of the Institute of Management and Quality Sciences at WSB University in Poznań.
A graduate of the Railway Technical Secondary School in Sosnowiec, specializing in Automation of Railway Traffic Control; a graduate of the Silesian University of Technology, Faculty of Transport, specializing in Traffic Engineering. Postdoctoral degree in economic sciences in the field of management science.
Experienced rail industry expert in terms of safety management in rail transport and the maintenance of vehicles and rail infrastructure.
Author of numerous technical and economic analyses and expert opinions on rail transport.
Head of the Accredited Inspection Body (ASBO) OTTIMA Plus Sp. z o.o. in the field of safety assessment and inspector in the field of the safe integration of structural and functional subsystems of the Technical Specification for Interoperability. Experienced trainer, manager and contractor of numerous projects related to the construction of modern management methods and concepts and rail transport. Long-term auditor of Management System Certification Bodies in the area of transport. Co-initiator and co-founder of the first Railway Cluster in Poland – the Southern Railway Cluster in Katowice. Member of the Technical Committee of the Cooperation of CSM Assessment Bodies – ASBO Cooperation supervised by the European Railway Agency based in Valenciennes, France. Active Member of the European Cluster Network – ERCI – European Railway Clusters Initiative.
Author of many innovative solutions for business and industry as well as numerous monographs, publications, articles and scientific concepts published in Poland and internationally. Co-author of, inter alia, the monograph entitled “The mechanisms of effective safety management in rail transport” which received an award from the President of the Office of Rail Transport in the 4th edition of the “Safety culture in rail transport” competition, and co-author of the monograph “The mechanisms of effective railway siding management”. Speaker at numerous scientific and industry conferences and congresses. Initiator of numerous scientific and business ventures.