Wenancjusz Ochmann – founder of ARTeria foundation, trainer, musician, university lecturer (Silesian University of Technology), specialist in supporting business competences for artists and the creative sector. He works/cooperates with the Foundation ARTeria since it began in2006. He graduated from the Karol Szymanowski Music Academy in Katowice and he was also a grantee of Hochschule fur Musik F. Liszt in Weimar (Germany). He creates and coordinates projects mainly based on creative industries using culture/art in the process of socio-economic development. He is designing and running several authorial training programmes and workshops focused on the transfer of cultural/creative skills from art/culture to the labour market or social life. He designs the programmes to engage of young people in public affairs in the spirit of openness and democratic values (for instance workshops, trainings, debates).