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Adam JankowskiAdam Jankowski

Managing Director, The Restoration Academy UK Limited

Adam has been in the cleaning and restoration industry since 1993. His experience and training over the years have resulted in him being one of the industry’s most prolific independent trainers in the UK.

  • A director of the National Carpet Cleaners Association 2001 to 2005 (NCCA)
  • Member of NCCA since 1998 and currently Corporate Member
  • A council member of the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) in the UK since 2004
  • Associate member of Institute of Specialist Surveyors and Engineers (ISSE)
  • Member of British Damage Management Association
  • Member of the British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc)
  • Member of IAQUK (IAQ – Indoor Air Quality)
  • Technical Member of IOSH (Institute of Safety and Health) – (Tech IOSH)
  • Holds National General Certificate in Health and Safety
  • A Woolsafe Organisation Instructor since 2005
  • A Woolsafe Organisation Registered Carpet Inspector since 2006
  • A trainer or consultant for prestigious industry names including:
    • National Flood School
    • Woolsafe Organisation
    • Prochem Europe Limited
    • Dri-Eaz UK Limited
    • Chemspec Europe Limited
    • Cleaning Doctor
    • Axa Insurance (Ireland)

While a director of NCCA, Adam was the project manager for the creation of the “BSI PAS 86:2008 Professional inspection, maintenance, cleaning and restoration of textile floor coverings – Code of Practice”, until his departure in 2005.

Through the National Flood School, Adam was involved in review processes of both “BSI PAS 64:2005 Professional water damage mitigation and initial restoration of domestic dwellings – Code of Practice” and “BSI PS64:2013 Mitigation and recovery of water damaged buildings – Code of practice”, some of his work being published in the latter.

Adam’s industry qualifications include 13 IICRC certifications resulting in status of:

  • IICRC Master Textile Cleaner
  • IICRC Master Water Damage Restorer
  • IICRC Master Fire & Smoke Restorer

Adam has also qualified as an IICRC Instructor in:

  • IICRC Carpet Cleaning Technician (CCT)
  • IICRC Upholstery Cleaning Technician (UFT)
  • IICRC Fire & Smoke Cleaning Technician (FST)
  • IICRC Odour Control Technician (OCT)
  • IICRC Water Damage Restoration Technician (WRT)
  • IICRC Applied Structural Drying (ASD)
  • IICRC Applied Microbial Remediation Technician (AMRT)

Non- IICRC courses also taught by Adam include:

  • Mould Remediation
  • Trauma Scene Cleaning
  • Practical Use of Moisture Meters
  • Desiccant Drying Techniques
  • Advanced Spot and Stain Removal Techniques
  • Carpet Colour Repair
  • Carpet Repair
  • Oriental and Speciality Carpet (Rug) Cleaning

Adam Jankowski – Background

Studied Civil Engineering at North-east London Polytechnic (now University of East London)

Worked in industry in roles ranging from sales, marketing and consultancy for organisations such as GEC, Mitel Telecom, Braid Systems, Olivetti Systems and Networks and Impact Plus dealing with blue chip companies and major accounts from 1981 to 1993.

In his youth Adam was actively involved in the Polish Scouting Association (an organisation which at that time was operating as an exile movement outside the borders of communist Poland) and played volleyball at National League Division I level for Polonia Volleyball club earning him a place in the England U’20’s training camp. No caps unfortunately!!