Vlado Volek graduated Mechanical Engineering at the Czech Technical University in Prague. Vlado Volek has managed PACKAGING ASSOCIATION SYBA since 1999, in 2007 became managing director of the CZECH PACKAGING INSTITUTE SYBA. In 1999-2006 he was editor-in-chief of the SVET BALENI, he is the editor-in-chief of on-line newssletru CS Packaging News now. Since 2001 he is a member of the International Packaging Press Organisation (IPPO). He is a member of: Czech Standard Technical Committees 78 „Packaging“ and 115 Pallets; CEN/TC 261/SC 5/WG 12 „Marking“ and ISO/TC 34/SC 17/WG 5 „Food Packaging Manufacturing”.
On behalf of SYBA Vlado Volek has been representing the Czech packaging industry interests in European Packaging Institutes Consortium (EPIC), European Federation of Wood Pallet and Packaging Producers (FEFPEB) and in the World Packaging Organisation (WPO).