Andrzej Ilków, Vice-Chairman of the CPK Supervisory Board, is an experienced manager in airport governance. He was a director of Bydgoszcz Airport. He managed the airport’s registration process and successfully completed the initiated application process for EU funds for the modernisation of the airport. In 2008, he joined the newly established Aviation Operations Security Office at Warsaw Chopin Airport. He initiated and introduced the process of coordinating flight schedules at the airport, which is still used today. He supervised the expansion process of Chopin Airport from 2011 to 2014, which was preceded by a long preparation period, in cooperation with industry companies and ULC, EUROCONTROL, IATA and EASA. He also participated in the work of the Technical Operation Safety Committee , a European organisation of Airport Counsil International.
At various periods he served on the supervisory boards of the companies: Międzynarodowy Port Lotniczy Jana Pawła II Kraków-Balice Sp. z o.o., Port Lotniczy Szczecin-Goleniów Sp. z o.o., Mazowiecki Port Lotniczy Warszawa-Modlin Sp. z o.o., Port Lotniczy Poznań-Ławica, and ACS Sp. z o.o., GDN Airport Services S.A. He has used his experience as an academic lecturer and as an expert of the State Commission for Aviation Research.
He is a graduate from the Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Transport, as well as postgraduate studies at The Polish Air Force Academy in Dęblin. For 20 years, successively promoted, he served in the Air Force and Air Defence Forces. He participated in the UN peacekeeping mission in Syria and Israel and the NATO mission in Kosovo.