Ewa: COO/Managing Director - Poland
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Position: COO/Managing Director
Home Country: Poland
20+ years in executive and advisory roles in financial sector, i.a. in operations, risk, and internal audit. Provided services to large financial groups, small boutique banks and investment firms, public and NGO entities. Work experience in Europe, Middle East and Asia. MBA graduate, COSO ERM, ISO 31000 Risk Manager and CFE, with English and French skills. Economist committed to social issues.
- Established and successfully launched a new financial institution in Poland. Became the CEO of a consumer finance bank serving over 1 million customers, and employing over 1,000 staff. The bank obtained MasterCard award for a new product. - Closely cooperated with dr. Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Peace Laureate and social innovator. I became a publisher and promoter in Poland of his concept of microfinance and social business. This activity led to his three visits in Poland, and interacting with audiences from business / financial sector / academic / government, NGO and general public. - Contrubuted to the design of financial inclusion / access to finance policies in European Union and Afghanistan, in close cooperation with the public authorities, public, academic and non governmental entities.
Industry Sector Competences• Financial Services
• Public Sector
• Academic sector
Professional Objectives• Function: Open to opportunities in private, public and/or non governmental entities. I will gladly take on an executive position (full time) or a position in the board (non-executive).
• Interim Manager: Yes
• Permanent Position: Yes
• Operational: Yes
• Availability: Full time, Part time
• Prefered Locations: Any. Open to relocation and travel.
Additional Professional Interests• Non Executive Director Assignments
Countries Covered• Afghanistan
• Saudi Arabia
Operational Competences• Business development (Expert)
• Acquisition and shadow management (Expert)
• New product or service launch (Expert)
• Close down or sell off (Expert)
• Pre or post investment audit (Expert)