About Us

ABOUT US 

The foundation mission and projects are supported by passionate and value-driven advisors, mentors and coaches. They assist the foundation in educational activities and building bridges between universities and business. They also support young entrepreneurs in establishing sustainable and innovative ventures, and entering foreign markets.

The foundation structure includes: Program Committee, Advisors & Mentors, and Impact Ambassadors.

Dr Katarzyna Wilk, President & Founder

Katarzyna is an educator, expert in sustainability and sustainable finance, author of policy and academic publications. Previously, she was a policy adviser at the European Commission, Bureau of European Policy Advisers, and long-tem collaborator of the Polish Academy of Sciences. She taught at Yale, Ohio State University and EOI in Madrid. 

Katarzyna holds a PhD in Sociology from Yale, Environmental Policy & Sustainable Development certificate from Harvard, MA in Economics from Warsaw School of Economics, and completed the Swedish Institute Management Program in Sustainability Leadership. 

Program Committee

 

The Program Committee assists the foundation in its review and oversight of the program-related activities in order to assure that they support the foundation mission. 

Prof. Witold Wiliński – CEO at Warsaw Stock Exchange Tech (GPW Tech) & Professor at Warsaw School of Economics

Prof. Paulina Roszkowska – Professor of Finance, Hult Business School & Warsaw School of Economics

Robert Kowalski, MBA  CEO & Co-Founder at Gyfted

Advisors & Mentors

Advisors and Mentors actively support the foundation’s educational activities, and assist start-ups in their sustainable business growth and foreign expansion.

Marta Filipowicz, MBA – CEO & Founder 100 Stories

Maria Górecka, LLM – CCO at Swiss Partners

Scott Richards, CFA, RFM – Principal at CrossBoundary

Karol Brodziński, MBA, CFA – CFA Society Switzerland, Chair Careers Cmte.

Wojciech Dudziak – Head of Operations, PZU Cash SA

Eva Galant – CEO & Founder of Hashiona

Piotr Zawadzki, MBA – Director CEE, SEE & Nordics, FujiFilm Healthcare

Robert Kowalski, MBA  CEO & Co-Founder at Gyfted

Kacper Pająk, CFA – Investment Director, ARC Capital Markets

Prof. Christine Goeckel – SRH Berlin University of Applied Sciences

Impact Ambassadors 

 

Impact Ambassadors are students engaged in our projects, who are devoted to sustainability and want to make a positive impact.