9th European Financial Congress

Sopot, 3-5 June 2019

Paneliści

Paweł Preuss

Financial Risk Management Leader, EY

Paweł has several years of experience in providing advisory services to financial institutions and corporate clients in the area of financial risk management. He specializes in assessing the assumptions, definitions and

implementation of strategies, methodologies and tools for financial risk management for banks and corporations. He supports his clients in developing risk functions by effectively addressing new business needs and regulatory expectations as well as introducing new business models. Paweł graduated from the Warsaw School of Economics (Finance and Banking and Management and Marketing). He is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT). 

Katarzyna Prus-Malinowska

Digital Banking Director at Bank Zachodni WBK (Santander Group)

Katarzyna Prus-Malinowska, Digital Banking Director, has been at Bank Zachodni WBK since 2008. Before being responsible for digital channels she was the Head of Digital Marketing. She has a wide experience and competences

on marketing strategy, internet and mobile business strategy, mobile payments and customer experience. Last year mobile app BZWBK24 mobile received the award for Best Mobile Application at the Emerging Payments Awards in London and is one of the best mobile apps indicated in Forrester Research report: “2016 Mobile Banking Functionality Benchmark”. Katarzyna’s main goal is to build a strong digital relationship with the customers which is profitable for both sides

Agnieszka Putiatycka

Project Manager, PBS

Andrzej Reich

Advisor to the chairman of the Polish Financial Supervision Authority

Debora Revoltella

Director of the Economics Department of the European Investment Bank

Debora Revoltella is the Director of the Economics Department of the European Investment Bank since April 2011. She joined the bank with the task of merging the two pre-existing internal structures, refocusing research activities

to better serve the needs of the institution. Since then, the department provides impact-driven economic analysis to support operations, the global positioning as well as the policy and strategy definition of the bank. The department has 30 economists working in three divisions -Economic Studies, Country & Financial Sector Analysis and Policy & Strategy. Main publications include the Annual Report on Investment & Investment Finance in Europe, regular Economic Notes on structural issues in the European economy and publications on the state of the banking sector in the different regions of operations (CESEE, ENCA, North African Countries, etc.). The Economics Department is also in charge of the Report on Results which assesses the development impact of projects financed by the EIB under various mandates.Debora holds a degree in Economics and a Master in Economics from Bocconi University as well as a PhD in Economics from the University of Ancona in Italy. After the experience as an adjunct Professor in Macroeconomics at Bocconi University, Debora joined the research department of Banca Commerciale Italiana. In 2001, she joined UniCredit as the Chief Economist for Central & Eastern Europe.Debora is member of the Steering Committees of the Vienna Initiative and the CompNet, an alternate member of the Board of the Joint Vienna Institute and a member of the Boards of the SUERF and the Euro 50 Group. 

Marek Rozkrut

Partner, Chief Economist, EY

Małgorzata Rusewicz

Chairman, Polish Chamber of Pension Funds

Z wykształcenia prawnik,  ukończyła również podyplomowe studia z zakresu ubezpieczeń w SGH. W 2013 r. objęła stanowisko Prezesa Izby Gospodarczej Towarzystw Emerytalnych, ale tematyką ubezpieczeń zajmuje się

od początku swojej kariery, którą rozpoczęła w 2002 r. w Zakładzie Ubezpieczeń Społecznych. W kolejnych latach współpracowała z Instytutem Pracy i Spraw Socjalnych oraz Komisją Europejską jako ekspert z zakresu rynku pracy oraz prawa ubezpieczeniowego. W latach 2005-2007 była związana z Uniwersytetem w Gandawie, gdzie uczestniczyła w programie Training and Reporting on European Social Security. W latach 2007-2012 w Konfederacji Lewiatan pełniła funkcję dyrektora Departamentu Dialogu Społecznego i Stosunków Pracy oraz Koordynatora Rady Rynku Pracy. Była także członkiem Zespołu Trójstronnej Komisji ds. Ubezpieczeń Społecznych, Komitetu ds. Dialogu Społecznego przy Komisji Europejskiej oraz grup eksperckich funkcjonujących w ramach BUSINESSEUROPE. Jest autorką licznych publikacji z zakresu prawa ubezpieczeniowego i rynku pracy.

Wojciech Rybak

Member of the Management Board, Bank Millennium S.A.

Mr Wojciech Rybak graduated from economics in the University of Szczecin (1993) and Tempus – Portassist Programme of the University of Antwerp (1992).Since the beginning of his professional career he has been linked

with banking. From September 1992 until August 1994 worked in Bank Morski S.A. as Credit Inspector and, subsequently, Manager of Business Credit Team. During the period from September until November 1994 – Head of Credit Sub-unit in Bank Przemysłowo-Handlowy S.A., from December 1994 until September 1995 – specialist in the Capital Investment Department of Pomorski Bank Kredytowy S.A., and subsequently until April 1996 – Director of Branch PBB „Invest-Bank” S.A. in Szczecin. Since May 1996 he has been working in the Bank Millennium S.A. Group initially as a Director of the Bank Branch in Szczecin (until March 2001), and, subsequently, as a Director in the Bank Head Office Client Cooperation Centre (until August 2003). From September 2003, he performer the function of the Member of the Management Board of Millennium Leasing Sp. z o.o. supervising, inter alia, the sales network and from June 2009 until June 2016 – Chairman of Millennium Leasing Sp. z o.o. Management Board. Member of the Bank Management Board from 6 June 2016.

Stefano Santini

Vice President of the Management Board, Bank Pekao S.A.

 He graduated from the Faculty of Economics of Bocconi Universitywhere he defended his MA dissertation on the “Transformation ofCentral and East European countries to market economy”.Following a period of

involvement in economic research, he embarkedon a professional career in banking. In 2000 he joined UniCredit supportingP&C activities for the UniCredit Group and managed projectintegration in Croatia and Romania. In 2003, as a representative ofUniCredit he started supporting P&C, the Project Office of BankPekao S.A. In 2005 he joined Bank Pekao S.A. as Deputy Director ofthe Finance Division. In 2006, after the merger of UniCredit and HVB,he was appointed Project Manager responsible for the spin-offof BPH and merger of Bank BPH and Bank Pekao S.A.In 2008 he was appointed the Head of the Capital Allocation and ALMDepartment in Bank Pekao S.A. and the Adviser to the SupervisoryBoard of UniCredit Bank Ukraine and Member of the Audit Committee.In April 2010 he became member of the Management Board ofUniCredit Bank Hungary Zrt. as CFO responsible for planning and control,accounting, management information, asset and liability managementand the tax area, while supervising the operations of the Bank’ssubsidiary companies. At the same time, he was elected Chairman ofthe Supervisory Board of UniCredit Jelzálogbank Zrt. (mortgage bank)and Chairman of ALCO.Since 1 April 2013 he was appointed Vice President of theManagement Board of Bank Pekao S.A. supervising the FinanceDivision.On March 28th 2013 joined the Supervisory Board of PekaoLeasing and in July 2015 he was appointed Deputy Chairmanof the Supervisory Board of Pekao Investment Banking.

Piotr Siciak

Director of the Financial Services Advisory, KPMG Poland

Piotr Skirski

Strategic Projects Director, Cisco Systems Poland

Mr. Skirski works for Cisco Systems Poland since 1999. He is responsible for key areas of growth for Cisco in Poland and team supporting public sector. Over the years, associated with the sales department, responsible for

building a team strategy and working with local government and educational market in Poland. He created a policy of cooperation with consulting companies in the use of EU funds. He was responsible for sales strategy and a team supporting sectors: public, finance, energy, fuel, rail and regional projects of regional broadband networks and education clouds. Piotr was the Chair of FTTH Conference 2015 Committee, FTTH Council Europe.He is interested in the influence of innovative solutions for sustainable community development and education as well as using the potential of the Internet of Everything and Digitalization to make a change in the quality of life and increase the efficiency of the economy.Piotr Skirski graduated from the Faculty of Electronics of the Wrocław University of Technology.

Andrzej Sławiński

General Director of the Economic Institute, National Bank of Poland

Wawrzyniec Smoczyński

Managing Director, Polityka Insight

Wawrzyniec manages Polityka Insight and leads its analytical team. He is founder and creator of Polityka Insight. Journalist and foreign editor at the leading Polish weekly Polityka. Winner of the Kwiatowski Award for economic

writing (2010), the Polish Grand Press Award (2011) and the Woyciechowski Prize for outstanding journalism (2012). Open Society Fellow 2008, Marshall Memorial Fellow 2009, Munich Young Leader 2010, IMF Journalism Fellow 2011. A graduate in Egyptology at the University of Warsaw, he also studied General Linguistics and Coptology at the Georg August University, Göttingen.

Kazimierz Stańczak

Partner, Bain & Company

Kazimierz Stańczak na rynku finansowych funkcjonuje od blisko 20 lat. Do maja 2014 r. był I wiceprezesem zarządu banku Raiffeisen Polbank, którym kierował od momentu fuzji prawnejRaiffeisen Bank Polska z Polbank EFG, czyli

od początku 2013 r. W tym czasie  doprowadził do ujednolicenia pod marką Raiffeisen Polbank oferty dla klientów indywidualnych i mikroprzedsiębiorstw, a także zreorganizował struktury sprzedaży bankowości detalicznej. Wcześniej, jako Prezes Zarządu Polbank EFG, kierował nim od samego początku jego budowy w 2005 r. do momentu fuzji z Raiffeisen Bank Polska S.A. w końcu 2013 r. W okresie poprzedzającym, pracował dla międzynarodowej firmy doradczej jako konsultant, a następnie partner, gdzie był ekspertem w branżach bankowej i ubezpieczeniowej. Jest absolwentem Wydziału Handlu Zagranicznego w Szkole Głównej Planowania i Statystyki w Warszawie (obecnie Szkoła Główna Handlowa). Ma również tytuły doktora na Wydziale Ekonomii University of Rochester w Stanach Zjednoczonych.  Główne obszary ekspertyzy:Sektor bankowy w Polsce i na świecieBudowa strategii bankowych – klient indywidualny, zamożny, małe przedsiębiorstwa i private bankingPodniesienie efektywności sprzedaży produktów bankowych i ubezpieczeniowychCyfryzacja produktów i usług bankowychInnowacyjne produkty kredytoweBudowa całościowego zarządzania oszczędnościami klientów bankówBudowanie lojalności klienta bankuUser experience w kanałach on-lineZarządzanie integracją biznesowa i operacyjną banków  

Borys Stokalski

Partner at reThink - Digital Business Design Studio

Piotr Stolarczyk

Vice President of the Management Board, KUKE S.A.

Cezary Stypułkowski

President of the Management Board, mBank

Cezary Stypułkowski (born in 1956) – Doctor of Juridical Science. In 1979, graduated with honours from the Faculty of Law of the University of Warsaw.From 1979, assistant lecturer in the Faculty of Law in the Department

of National Economy Management. In 1989, defended his doctoral dissertation in the Faculty of Law.In 1981, appointed as advisor to the minister in the Bureau of Governmental Representative for Economic Reforms.In 1985, appointed as advisor to the chairman of the Advisory Economic Council; from 1987 to 1988 worked as advisor to deputy prime minister and as Secretary of the Committee of the Council of Ministers for Economic Reforms.In late 1980s, studied at Columbia University Business School in New York as a member of the Fulbright Program. From 1991 to 2003, president of the management board of Bank Handlowy in Warsaw. From 2003 to 2006, president of the management board of PZU Group. From 2006 to 2010 employed with J.P. Morgan, investment bank in London, from 2007 as managing director responsible for Central and Eastern Europe. Since 2010, president of the management board of mBank (formerly BRE Bank).Cezary Stypułkowski was a member of the Deutsche Bank Board International Advisory Board, INSEAD International Advisory Board and the Geneva Association. Since 2012, co-chairman of the Emerging Markets Advisory Council of the Institute of International Finance in Washington (IIF).

Jarosław Sygitowicz

Co-founder, ZenCard

Katarzyna Szerling

Member of the Management Board, Provident Polska

Jerzy Jacek Szugajew

VICE PRESIDENT OF THE MANAGEMENT BOARD OF BANK GOSPODARSTWA KRAJOWEGO

He has worked in the banking sector for more than 20 years. In that period, he held managerial posts and was responsible first of all for bank strategies and customer relations. In 2009–2014, he held the position of

the President of the Management Board of Rabobank Polska S.A., and since October 2014, he has been working in PKO Bank Polski. He acquired his professional experience working for ABN Amro BANK (in Warsaw and in the Dutch head office of the bank in Amsterdam), Citibank Poland, and the National Bank of Poland. A graduate of the Central School of Planning and Statistics in Warsaw (currently the Warsaw School of Economics), the Faculty of Production Economics, and the Stockholm University in the scope of banking and finance.

Feliks Szyszkowiak

Member of the Management Board in charge of the Digital Transformation Division, Bank Zachodni WBK S.A.

He joined Wielkopolski Bank Kredytowy (later Bank Zachodni WBK) in 1990. Between 1990 and 1998, he worked for the Branch Banking. He supervised the IT and Branch Development Area in Wielkopolski Bank Kredytowy from 1998

to 2001. In 2001, he was appointed leader of B1 Programme designed to implement a new Branch Banking model and a centralised IT system in Bank Zachodni WBK. In 2003, he was appointed member of the Management Board of Bank Zachodni WBK and initially was in charge of the Risk Management Division until July 2007.Feliks Szyszkowiak has graduated from the Poznań University of Technology and Wharton University.

Marek Tejchman

Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Dziennik Gazeta Prawna

Robert Trętowski

Vice President of the Management Board, KIR S.A.

As of January 2017 he is the Vice President of the Management Board of KIR, responsible for the Systems Development Area and Public Sector.From 2011 to 2016 he was the IT Initiatives and Test Department Director at PKO Bank

Polski S.A., holding responsibility for the analysis, monitoring and management of the IT project portfolio.He played a key role in the execution of Nordea Bank Polska and SKOK Wesoła acquisition process by PKO BP S.A. and managed the IT aspects of Inteligo migration and implementation of iPKO and iPKO Biznes - e-banking services designed for individual and corporate clients respectively. He supervised the IKO application implementation and was involved in establishment of the Polski Standard Płatności company and building of the BLIK standard, as a member of the Supervisory Board. He participated in the development of credit card offer, alternative payment methods and implementation of Rodzina 500+ (the Family 500+) program, SSO for ZUS (Polish Social Security) and Trusted Profile. He was a member of the Architecture and Security Committee at PKO Bank Polski.From 2002 to 2011, as the Director of the E-Banking Office at BRE Bank S.A., he was responsible for iBRE Banking, Cards, Cash, Invoice.net, Connect, Trade Finance, sale zone and migration of customers from Dresdner Bank Polska to BRE Bank S.A. He was in charge of the E-Banking Support and Integration Area (Customer Service) and BRE p@rtner Program. He managed IT services provided to corporations and IT project portfolio.He manages the eID Task Force of the Electronic Banking Council of the Polish Bank Association. He is a member of the Committee of the Council of Ministers Expert Team for digitalization and working teams of the "Casless, Paperless Poland" program in the areas of the e-ID, e-Services, Architecture, Cashless Trade Development.He graduated from the Faculty of Economic Sciences, the University of Warsaw.   

Jonathan Vaux

Executive Director, Innovation and Partnerships, Visa

Jonathan Vaux was appointed Executive Director, Innovations Partnering by Visa Europe in 2014 to ensure Visa remains the preferred payment method as digital technologies evolve to change the way consumers buy and pay for

goods and services.Jonathan is focused on extending the Visa acceptance promise into new digital environments – whether it’s online or in-store, through a mobile or a tablet, in-app or through a digital wallet – and developing flexible ways for our partners to integrate Visa services into their commerce and banking platforms.Ultimately, Jonathan brings the ‘voice of the customer’ into Visa’s digital strategy, making sure all of our stakeholders’ needs are met in a highly competitive and evolving ecosystem.Jonathan has held a number of roles since 1998 including Commercial Director of V.me, Head of Processing, Head of Alternative Payments, Head of Commercial Solutions and Vice President, Commercial Solutions for Visa International.Jonathan holds an honours degree in Law from University College London, and a Diploma in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing.

Szymon Wałach

Managing Director- Retail Client Division, PKO Bank Polski S.A.

Od 2010 roku związany z PKO Bankiem Polskim SA, początkowo jako Doradca Prezesa Zarządu Banku, a następnie od 2011 roku jako Dyrektor Pionu Klienta Detalicznego zarządzający ofertą produktową i segmentami klienta w ramach

obszaru bankowości detalicznej. Od maja 2016 roku pełniący obowiązki Dyrektora Pionu Analiz i Strategii. Z sektorem bankowym związany od 2000 roku. Pracę rozpoczynał w Salomon Smith Barney w Nowym Jorku w obszarze bankowości inwestycyjnej. W 2002 roku dołączył do warszawskiego biura The Boston Consulting Group, koncentrując się na doradztwie w sektorze finansowym. W latach 2004-2010 związany z Pekao SA, gdzie pełnił funkcje managerskie w obszarze Consumer Finance. Jest absolwentem kierunku Finanse na Montclair State University w New Jersey. Obecnie pełni również funkcję przewodniczącego Komitetu Decyzyjnego Visa Polska oraz członka Rad Nadzorczych: eService, PKO Życie TU SA, PKO TU SA, KredoBank SA i Banku Pocztowego SA. 

Paweł Wieczorek

Member of Bank Zachodni WBK. Management Board in charge of the Technology Division

Paweł Wieczorek has started his career in Bank Zachodni WBK Group in 2000. Since 2001 till 2006 he was responsible for card business development, project and change management. Since 2007 he was Head of Change, Process and

Costs Management Area. In 2013 and 2014 he was also appointed as a Programme Director of Banks Integration Programme and successfully conducted merger and migration of KredytBank customers to target systems and processes of Bank Zachodni WBK.Paweł Wieczorek is a graduate of Faculty of Electronics and Faculty of IT and Management at Wrocław Technical University. Paweł Wieczorek has also studied at Technical University in Antwerp, Belgium. 

Paweł Wojciechowski

Chief Economist of ZUS, Ambassador of Poland- Permanent Representative to OECD in the years 2010-2014

Kamil Wyszkowski

General Director, Global Compact Poland

Daria Żebrowska

Institute of Global Responsibility

Dorota Zimnoch

Strategic advisor, D-raft

 Dorota Zimnoch is an international executive in the financial sector. For nearly 20 years she worked with leading global brands like Citi, AIG, Alico, MetLife, 4finance driving innovation and pioneering cutting edge

products and services in banking, insurance, lending and payments. In 2014 she founded Zing Business Consulting and is an advisor and mentor to various start-up technology boards and CEOs. She is a strategic advisor for D-raft and leads a FinTech Program at ‘the Heart Warsaw’.Graduated from Budapest University of Economic Sciences, Warsaw School of Economics, Warsaw University, as well as Stanford University (Entrepreneurship Course).Based in London from 2005 she was actively involved in promoting the Polish professional community internationally for which she was honored with the Gold Cross of Merit by the President of Poland in 2014. She was President of Polish City Club (2010 – 2014) and is a Member of its Advisory Board.Privately she has an adult son. She is a ballroom and latin dancer, passionate traveler and jazz fan.

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