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Staff selection


Palcseh Tatjana 

Works as Managing director of Polgar since 2010, has background in Law (LLM), in Environmental Science, Policy and Management (MSc). Has previous work experience as head of regulatory affairs department in Hungarian agrochemical producer company with wide distributions in CIS. Apart from this, Tatsiana was involved in academic/research activity in the field of sustainable agriculture, IPM, LCA and EIA until 2007. Tatsiana was a Polgar ACRO business idea co-developer.

Regulatory Affairs Specialists:

Butovskaya Inna

Inna is a senior regulatory affairs manager in Polgar ACRO Kyiv. Inna holds an MSc degree in agronomical engineering from National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine. She has previous experience in R&D for quality and safety of agricultural products. Inna was also working as a Chief of laboratory breeding and seed crops of plant breeding and genetics department of the National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine. Further, Mrs. Butovskaya devoted some years or her professional career to the Institute of Plant Physiology and Genetics of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. Since 2011 Inna switched her professional interests and started working in the regulatory affairs. From 2014 Inna has been doing a great job in the registration of crop protection chemicals and seeds at Polgar ACRO Kiev.

Guz Olena 

Works as a Regulatory Affairs Manager in Polgar ACRO Budapest, holds LLM Degree from Riga Graduate School of Law and has work experience in the sphere of private law. Olena has 5 years of experience. Her area of professional expertise includes pesticides registration in Ukraine, Georgia, Russia and Kazakhstan. Olena's responsibilities include legal consultation, communication with regional offices and clients. She is also responsible for trademarks registration.

Dr. Fejes Agnes

Agnes is a Regulatory Affairs Manager in Polgar ACRO Budapest. She holds an MSc degree in Biology & Ecology and a Ph.D. in Ecotoxicology. Before she joined Polgar ACRO she worked as a researcher in the Plant Protection Institute of Hungarian Academy of Sciences. She was also working for the Ministry of Agriculture of Hungary. Agnes has deep knowledge of the decision-making system of the European Union and specifically Hungary. She is responsible for managing the authorization of PPP's, biostimulants, fertilizers etc. in the EU, which includes trademarks registration and communication with the authorities and the CRO's.

Dr. Bokan Katalin

Katalin Bokan is a Senior Regulatory Affairs Manager in Polgar ACRO. She holds PhD degree in Ecotoxicology (Focus on cytotoxic and mutagenic effects herbicides). Katalin Bokan has previous work experience in Eurofins Agroscience Services as a Regulatory expert and as a Regulatory affairs associate in Reckitt Benckiser (Hygiene Home). Previously, from 2014 to 2015 Katalin was working as GMO authorization expert in the Ministry of Agriculture of Hungary. In 2012 Katalin was employed as a Laboratory Assistant in Department of Plant Protection Biology in University of Agricultural Sciences in Sweden and in 2011 as research Assistant in Roskilde University in the Department of Environmental, Social and Spatial Change in Denmark. That time she examined pesticides using cyto-and genotoxicity tests and developed a new method of Comet mutagenicity assay. Katalin has numerous scientific publications. 

Kateryna Babych

Kateryna is Regulatory Affairs Manager at Polgar ACRO, Budapest and coordinates registrations in CIS countries. Her area of responsibility covers external client’s services in registrations of PPPs, fertilizers, disinfectants and other products registration. She supervises registration projects and works as a coordinator between the clients and our regional offices.

Kateryna holds MSc degree in Chemical Innovation and Regulations (REACH) and MSc degree in Process Chemical Engineering.  Has several years of academic and work experience in organic and analytical chemistry laboratories, also, in working as a R&D chemical engineer in food technological company. Besides that, Kateryna has also previously worked in Eurofins Agroscience Services as an Analytical Service Manager.

Elena Udalova

Elena is Regulatory Affairs Manager at Polgar ACRO, Budapest. She has studied Economics, Accounting and Audit in Saint-Petersburg University of Finance and Economics. In her prior working experience, Elena was an Incident Department Specialist in an international commercial company (Agoda Ltd.), liaising with official international legal authorities, government entities and consumer protection organizations across EU, America, Asia and CIS, settling conflicts, incidents and business critical cases, providing security, compliance and privacy advisory.

Elena has joined the Company in 2021 and is primarily responsible for registrations of plant protection products in Kazakhstan. Her scope of responsibilities includes communication with our regional offices, and also a number of functions in the financial and administrative areas of the Company.

Panchenko Anastasia

Works as a Regulatory Affairs Manager and Deputy Director in Polgar ACRO Moscow, Russia. Graduated from Russian State Agrarian University - Moscow Timiryazev Agricultural Academy as an Agronomist. Specialization - Seed processing and Seed certification. Attended a training on Landscape gardening and landscape design. Worked in Rosselhoscenter (Russian agricultural center) as a Chief of Seed department in Moscow for eight years. Besides this work did research and certification of seed production.

Kalimulina Diana 

Works as a Regulatory Affairs Manager in Polgar ACRO Moscow, Russia. Graduated from the Saint-Petersburg State Agrarian University (SPbSAU) with honour as an agronomist. Did internship in All-Russian Institute of Plant Protection (FSBSI VIZR). Worked as a chemical engineer for 4 years. Worked as an assistant of  environmental officer on a cruise liner.

Zhamaliyeva Meruyert  

Meruyert works as a Regulatory Affairs Manager in ACRO Astana, Kazakhstan. Meruyert holds a Master’s Degree in Ecology. She was engaged in the development of projects in the field of environmental protection and industrial safety. Meruyert worked as an expert in the Committee of Environmental Regulation and Control of the Ministry of Energy of Kazakhstan. She was engaged in the provision of public services in the field of ecology (ecological expertise of projects, issuance of environmental permits for category I facilities, permits for the production of works using ozone-depleting substances, repair, installation, maintenance of equipment containing ozone-depleting substances, etc.). She has experience in projects in the field of international conventions. Meruyert has numerous scientific publications.

Ágnes Varga

Ágnes is Senior Sales and Business Development Manager at Polgar ACRO, Budapest. She holds MSc degree in International Commerce and Marketing (MGIMO), and has gained experience both in economic diplomacy and in private sector. Ágnes has previous work experience as Head of Division in the Ministry for National Economy, where she was dealing with intergovernmental economic relations between Hungary and the CIS countries. Ágnes switched to business sphere in 2014, has built a strong background as business development specialist and in 2022 joined Polgar ACRO, Budapest, being responsible for comprehensive business development and sales activity of the Company.