MSc in Economics from University of Gdansk
Fellow of Association of Charted Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Previous positions include:
Director in Financial Planning Department at Pekao S.A. (UniCredit Group)
Director in Management Information Department at Pekao S.A (UniCredit Group)
Assistant Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers, (Poland, Great Britain)
has more than 20 years of experience in the areas of strategy and growth, restructuring and performance improvement, as well as M&A.
For fifteen years at McKinsey he has been advising global corporations and mid-size firms alike across many industries, including consumer goods, retail, banking and telecommunications in Poland, Central Eastern Europe, Western Europe and China. He has spent one year with McKinsey in New York and has for several years contributed to the Firm’s expansion in the Middle East.
After leaving McKinsey Wojtek has cofounded Metropolitan Capital Solutions, an advisory boutique, and Kapitał Ziemski, a real estate investment firm, also pursuing own investments and entrepreneurial ventures.
In 2011 he has been nominated CEO of Rovese SA (formerly Cersanit), a leading Polish manufacturing firm with close to EUR 500 million sales, 7000 employees and more than 10 factories in Russia and Central Europe. He has left Rovese at the end of 2013.
Wojtek has graduated with an MA in Economics from the Warsaw School of Economics and holds an MBA from INSEAD in France, both summa cum laude. He has also studied at the City University in London. He is fluent in English and German, and has working knowledge of French, Spanish and Russian.
is an investor, manager and consultant with more than 15 years of experience. He started his career at McKinsey & Company, a leading global management consultancy, which he left after six years joining the founding team of Polbank EFG. As deputy general director of Polbank he co-created the market entry strategy and was responsible for building the branch network at record pace.
After leaving Polbank, enlisting support of a private equity fund, he founded and led Finamo, a financial intermediary.
In recent years, he has concentrated increasingly on private investments and advisory, leading among others the first substantial joint project of a bank and a mobile operator.
He has joined Vertigo Investments after two years with Egon Zehnder, a leading global executive search firm. Waldemar has graduated in economics from the Gdansk University, he also holds an MBA from INSEAD in France. He is a licenced stock broker.
brings to Vertigo a first-class investment background. For 9 years he has been investment director at Kulczyk Investments – the biggest private investment house in Poland. He was involved in the majority of transactions and allocation decisions in that period in various sectors.
He was responsible among others for large infrastructure investments, private equity transactions, cooperation with industry players as well as deal structuring and portfolio management. He participated in arranging and was responsible for follow-up financing amounting in total to more than EUR 4 billion.
Before joining Kulczyk Investments he has spent two years with Arthur Andersen in Warsaw.
Recently he has been involved in private endeavours as well advisory for private capital groups and family offices. Tomasz graduated in economics from University of Gdańsk, also specializes in corporate finance (London Business School alumni). Tomasz has been granted Financial Risk Manager (FRM) designation and held CFA Charter in 2004-2006.