Ewa: COO/Managing Director - Poland

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Position: COO/Managing Director
Nationality: Poland
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.

Major Achievements

- 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 Competencies

• 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
• Bahrain
• Kuwait
• Poland

Operational Competencies

• 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)


Home Country:
Full time
Part time
English, French, Polish, Russian
Management experience:
More than 15 years
Company size:
SMB, Multinational
Founder or co-founder: