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Tadeusz Brach

Deputy Chancellor, Warsaw School of Economics,President of the Institute for Real Estate Management

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Experienced real estate management practitioner, academic lecturer, expert in the field of public property management. Since 2013 he has been managing real estates at the Warsaw School of Economics, and since 2016 ha has been the Deputy Chancellor of the Warsaw School of Economics. For 10 years he managed the PZU Group real estate portfolio. He also supervised large investments processes (including the construction of the Office and Banking Center Kaskada and Dębina Neighborhood in Warsaw). Between 2012-2017 he was the president of the Polish branch of the Association of Certified Property Managers- Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM®) located in Chicago. A long-term lecturer in real estate management (including Warsaw School of Economics and University of Physical Education in Warsaw) and an author of over a dozen of training programs. Holder of international CPM certificates (Certified Property Manager) and CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member). Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw.

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Dr hab. Halina Brdulak

Professor of Warsaw School of Economics, Institute of International Management and Marketing, Collegium of World Economy at WSE

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Professor at Warsaw School of Economics. Member of the Scientific Council of the Polish Economic Society, Program Council of the monthly “Gospodarka Materiałowa i Logistyka”, the quartely “Transport and Logistics”, “Kobieta i Biznes”, “Logistyka Odzysku”. Member of the United Nations Global Compact Program Council and UN Global Compact expert in the field of responsible transport. A member of the Polish Logistics Association. Co-creator of the TRANS-Shared Europe conference cycle at the Warsaw School of Economics.
Author of the annual ranking of transport-shipping-logistics (TSL) companies published in Dziennik Gazeta Prawna (edition 23). Initiator of Lean management implementation in the TSL industry in Poland. Head and initiator of postgraduate studies “Lean in services”. Author of several dozen scientific and popular science publications on logistics, foreign trade, negotiations, sustainable development, impact of demographic changes and urbanization processes on management. For 6 years, the president of the International Women’s Forum (MFK), which brings together the owners of small and medium business. Currently an honorary president of MFK. She cooperates with teh Polish Chamber of Shipping and Logistics. Globtroter, yogini, lover of sailing and cycling.

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Bartłomiej Czuba

Deputy Head, Structured & Mezzanine Finance, mBank SA

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Since 2002 involved in corporate and investment banking (BRE Bank, Bank Zachodni WBK, mBank) in following areas: equity investments, leverage finance, acquisition finance and M&A, bonds, Commercial Real Estate finance and mezzanine. Since 2011 responsible for over 30 projects of warehouse financing.

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Robert Dobrzycki

Managing Partner, Panattoni Europe

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Robert Dobrzycki as Chief Executive Officer oversees the operations in Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Germany, Romania and recently also in the United Kingdom where Panattoni merged to form a new development company, named First Panattoni, with a first phase capital facility of £300m to spend on new land purchases and speculative development in the UK. Dobrzycki opened Panattoni CEE’s operation in 2005 and under his management Panattoni Europe achieved the leading position on the Polish market and high brand recognition in Central Europe. During 12 years under Dobrzycki’s management Panattoni Europe developed in Poland over 4.7 million square meters of warehouse space out of existing stock of 13 million square meters. In 2018 Panattoni was named the most active developer in Europe by Property EU magazine. Currently, the portfolio managed by the company in Europe is 3 million square meters. Apart from Poland, Panattoni Europe has offices in the United Kingdom, the Czech Republic, Luxembourg, Germany and Romania. Additionally, the company is paving the way in the build-to-suit segment realizing a lot of industrial projects in special economic zones in Poland. Among key tenants are companies such as Amazon, Hennes & Mauritz, BSH, Castorama, Arvato services Polska, DSV, Faurecia, Intermarché, Leroy Merlin, ND Logistics, Dachser, Schenker, Tesco, GE, Johnson Electric, Kellogg, TNT and many more. The market appreciates Panattoni’s systematically implemented development strategy and has shown its recognition in numerous awards. In 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2103, 2014 and 2015 Mr. Dobrzycki was awarded the prizes „Personality of the Year” and “Leadership of the Year” in the CIJ Awards competition. In 2010 he was chosen “Industry Professional of the Year 2009” by the jury members of the CEE Real Estate Quality Awards, in 2015 was named “Professional of the Year” by Europa Property CEE Real Estate Awards. In addition, Panattoni was awarded CEEQA “Industrial Developer of the Year” in 2012 and was named “Industrial developer of the decade 2000-2010” for Poland at the Eurobuild Awards 2010. In May 2017 PropertyEU announced ranking where Panattoni became the largest industrial developer in Europe. Up till now Panattoni Europe won more than 66 prizes under Dobrzycki’s management in many real state contests. After 12 years of intensive work becomes a market leader developer ever. [/toggle]


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Grzegorz Furtak

Founder of PricingLAB

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Expert in pricing, monetization and sales strategies. Business practitioner with 25 years of experience. For 15 years he held executive positions: CEO, Managing Director, Sales Director in international organizations. Speaker at numerous conferences in field of pricing and sales management.

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Mirosław Januszko

Managing Directror, 6B47

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Experienced manager with 20 years of experience in the real estate market. From August 2014, he has been the CEO of 6B47 Poland. Earlier, from 2007, he was a member of the management board of Polonia Property Funds and Peakside Capital, where he was responsible for, among others, for creating and managing the Polonia Property Fund II, which bought a portfolio of Fashion House outlet centers in Sosnowiec, Gdańsk and Warsaw. Portfolio was sold in 2017 to Deutsche Asset Managemnt. He graduated from the faculties of Civil Engineering and Production Engineering at Warsaw University of Technology, as well as Sheffield Hallam University, where after graduation he obtained RICS membership.

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Mira Kantor-Pikus

Partner, Head of Equity, Debt & Structured Finance, Capital Markets, Cuchman&Wakefield

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Mira Kantor-Pikus is a Partner at Cushman & Wakefield responsible for 5 years for strategic advisory within Capital Markets Group focused on capital structures, debt arranging, feasibility study of development projects, equity raising, debt management, restructuring and support in creation fund structures. She has over 20 years of professional experience in banking, financing and investment sector, including real estate and corporate financing. Prior joining Capital Markets she was working for many years in ING Lease on managerial positions responsible among others for structured finance in CEE. Mira has developed a significant track record of successful closings real estate deals, debt advisory for portfolios of properties and single assets, debt management of portfolio of properties for investment funds, preparation of fund strategies and offering structured finance solutions to Polish and international investors. Mira has Masters degree in Engineering from Warsaw Technical University, Masters degree in Economics from Warsaw School of Economics. She has finished Postgraduate Study in Law and Administration from Warsaw University and has obtained business grade Executive MBA.

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Professor Bogdan Klepacki

Head of Department of Logistics at the Warsaw University of Life Sciences WULS-SGGW

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The creator of the “logistics” studies at the home University, former vice-rector of the Warsaw University of Life Sciences WULS-SGGW and the former dean of the Faculty of Economic Sciences. Doctor honoris causa of the University of Agriculture in Krakow, honorary professor of two Ukrainian universities (Kiev, Lviv). Author of over 500 articles and books in the field of economics, management and logistics, especially organization and economics of enterprises, the effectiveness of their changes, organizational and economic conditions for progress, adapting enterprises to changing farming conditions, and agrologistics as an opportunity for the development of enterprises and the national economy. Promoter in 27 doctoral theses, He cooperated with universities from several countries, took part in a commission ordered in several foreign conferences (congresses), as well as Visiting professor or invited speaker. He managed 2 research topics in cooperation with the EU and FAO, the Innovation Cluster in Agribusiness project and 9 other grants. Honored with honorary badges of many Polish and foreign universities (including: in Kiev, Lviv, Zhytomyr, Prague, Nitra and Gödöllő). Member, among others Committee of Economic Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences and the Polish Logistics Association.

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Andrzej-Kozłowski[hgroup]

Andrzej Kozłowski

Member of the Board, CEO Airfreight Seafreight & Rail, ROHLIG SUUS Logistics SA

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A member of ROHLIG SUUS Logistics Management Board since January 2011, charged with the management and strategic development of the sea and air product and of intermodal transport. Oversees Russian branch of company – and the evolution of the GoEast project which is part of strategic international expansion into Eastern markets. Possesses extensive experience in managing international forwarding and contract logistics operations. Fluent in English and Russian. A graduate of the Warsaw School of Economics. [/toggle]


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Agnieszka Nowak

General Director of Galeria Północna, Globe Trade Centre

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General director of Galeria Północna since August 2016. Prepared the shopping center for the opening, secured all vital services, built management strategy and hired the team. Previously worked as managing director of Esentai Mall in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Was responsible for strategic development aimed at maximizing the results achieved by the project, in particular for planning and executing marketing strategy of the project. Before that worked as marketing director in Galeria Shopping Center in St. Petersburg, Russia. Started career connected with shopping centers industry in 2006 as a marketing director of Manufaktura in Lodz, Poland. Awarded for effective and innovative marketing solutions with numerous Solal Marketing Awards. Since 2013 Member of ISCS SOLAL Marketing Award Jury. [/toggle]


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Beata Osiecka

: President of the Management Board, Kinnarps Polska

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Beata Osiecka – a graduate of Foreign Trade Faculty at the Warsaw School of Economics and numerous management programs. Since May 2000 she has been working as the Managing Director and CEO of Kinnarps Polska Sp. z o.o., a subsidiary of the Swedish company Kinnarps AB, one of the European leaders in the area of office furniture and public space furnishing. In 2016 she was apointed Head of CEE Region. Beata Osiecka is associated with the Kinnarps brand for over 20 years, since the beginning of business in the Polish market. Thanks to the consistent long-term strategy Kinnarps Poland strengthens its position in the market, outfitted in ergonomic workstations over 1,000 clients per year, and the company’s brand is synonymous with an expert in the fields of ergonomics, ecology and techniques for creating a functional and modern working environment. [/toggle]


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Ryszard Podgórski

Vice President of the Board, Konsalnet Security

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Ryszard Podgórski has been associated with the security industry since 2000, initially as the Operational Director of the company, successively as a Board Member and Vice President. In the cleaning industry since 2006 as the Vice President of the company dealing in cleaning services, currently as the President of the Management Board. He is a member of the organization “Polish Union of Employers Protection”, “Polish Chamber of Commerce of Purity”, “Polish Organization of Employers of People with Disabilities”, “National Chamber of Commerce”. He actively participated in works related to the optimization of costs. He participated in the creation of new solutions in the security industry and modern solutions in cleaning facilities. He is open to innovative solutions in the industry. [/toggle]


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Artur Pollak

President of the Board, APA Group

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Graduated of Faculty of Automatic Control, Electronics and Computer Science, on Silesian University of Technology, Institute of Electronics, specialization: computer control systems. For 14 years he has gained experience in implementations and planning controlling systems, for such clients as VW, GM, Daimler and Siemens. He worked as technical consultant during construction of VW factory in Poznań. He was responsible for standardizations and optimization of the manufacturing process in the factory. Currently he is CEO in APA Sp. z o.o. and APA Innovative Sp. z o.o. He is also a member of Program Board of Electric Department on Silesian Technical University.

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Bartosz Puzdrowski

Managing Director, Marvipol Logistics

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Responsible for Marvipol group industrial portfolio. An experienced real estate manager with over 25 years in the profession, previously holding executive and senior management positions in the leading companies of the residential, office and retail real estate market. He was, among others, Board Member at ICON Real Estate in Poland and Finland, the Managing Director for the Real Estate Development Segment in Marvipol Group, CEO at Polnord SA, Country Manager for Poland and the Baltics at Avestus Real Estate, as well as the Director of the Development Department at ECE Projektmanagement Polska. Recently, in parallel to managing Marvipol group industrial portfolio, he was responsible for restructuring and growth of a leading residential developer in Romania. He graduated from the University of Warsaw, faculties of Philosophy and Business & Marketing, as well as from Warsaw Illinois Executive MBA. He is the originator of Marvipol group investment in industrial projects, in co-operation with Panattoni group; supervises development and divestment. [/toggle]


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Mariusz Rodak

Managing Director BPI Real Estate Poland

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Mariusz Rodak is a graduate of the Institute of Architecture and Urban Planning at the Lodz University of Technology and a scholarship holder at the University of Applied Sciences in Mainz. Before taking up the function of Managing Director at BPI, in the years 2011-2016 he was a Member of the Management Board of TREI Real Estate Poland Sp.zo.o, where he was responsible for managing and expanding the portfolio consisting of over 100 commercial properties. Earlier (2009-2011) in the team of Raiffeisen Evolution Project Development as a Project Development Senior Professional he was responsible for the purchase of real estate, organization and management of the investment process of shopping centers. He was also associated with Raiffeisen Evolution Project Development in 2006-2008. Later (2008-2009) he was the Technical Director and a Member of the Management Board in Chmielna Development, a company owned by Kulczyk Real Estate Holding. Mariusz Rodak also worked as an architect of the PORR / UBM Group in Warsaw and in Vienna, and collaborated with Epstein, Jankil, JPM Design & Build. Privately, he is a husband and a father of three children, he is interested in extensive farming and photography. He is fluent in German and English.

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Dr hab. Krzysztof Rutkowski

Professor of Warsaw School of Economics and Chair of the Department of Logistics at WSE

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Professor of Warsaw School of Economics and Chair of the Department of Logistics at WSE. CEMS Lecturer and Adjunct Professor of International Business Studies at Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. Ex-President of Polish Logistics Association and Association of Polish Logistics Managers. Independent advisor and expert in logistics and supply chain management for Polish and foreign organisations and firms.

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Christopher Siemienski

Head of the Business Development and Marketing Department at CFE Polska

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Born in Canada and of Polish decent, he spent half of his childhood living abroad in countries such as the Netherlands, Russia, Slovakia, Austria and now Poland. He is a graduate of Political Science and International relations with a Bachelor’s degree from McGill University and a Master’s degree from Collegium Civitas. He speaks Polish, English and French fluently. Christopher began his career in business consulting by working as a consulting analyst at the American firm Frost&Sullivan. He then continued his career path by joining ARTELIA, an international engineering and project management company where he was responsible for business development in Poland. This then led him to join CFE Polska. Christopher is currently the head of the Financial Review Committee of the Polish Green Building Council in Poland. He is married to Magdalena Siemieńska and has two children – Michal and Aleksandra. [/toggle]


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Joanna Sinkiewicz

Head of Industrial & Logistics Agency, Cushman & Wakefield

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Joanna is a Partner, Head of Industrial & Logistics Agency, Cushman & Wakefield Poland. She is responsible for team coordination and supporting the key industrial projects for the tenants across Poland. Joanna has many-year experience cooperating with tenants from various sectors such as logistics operators, distribution, retail, pharmaceutical, e-commerce and production companies. Joanna graduated from Faculty of Law at the University of Warsaw and she is also graduate of Warsaw School of Economics, Management and Marketing Studies, with specialization in Real Estate Management. She holds the CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) designation and she is SIOR member (Society of Industrial and Office Realtors) – U. S. association of professionals, serving the office and industrial real estate market of commercial property. [/toggle]


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Tomasz Szewczyk

Managing Partner, Acteeum Central Europe

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From 1999 to 2006 Tomasz was working for Royal Ahold, ultimately as Vice President Real Estate Ahold Central Europe, being responsible for all real estate activities of Ahold in Central Europe. Ahold at that time operated app 400 Albert supermarkets and 70 Hypernova hypermarkets in Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia. Tomasz was dealing with the development of numerous shopping centers, acquisitions and sales, both of real estate as well as retail operations. Tomasz joined ACTEEUM Group in October 2006. From January 2007 till September 2009 he acted as Country Managing Director Turkey, being responsible for all ACTEEUM development and shopping center management activities in Turkey. As of September 2009 Tomasz is Regional Managing Director for ACTEEUM Central Europe and Group Managing Partner . By education Tomasz is a civil engineer, graduated from the Technical University of Cracow. [/toggle]


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Przemysław Wierzbicki

attorney-at-law, KKLW Kurzyński Łyszyk Wierzbicki

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Przemysław Wierzbicki is a graduate of the University of Warsaw Faculty of Law and Administration (summa cum laude). He completed his traineeship at the Warsaw Bar Association (graduated with honors) and since 2006 has been a member. He is also a co-founder of a start-up focusing on using new technologies in providing legal services (Nowy Wymiar Prawa). He provides comprehensive legal assistance on various business transactions, specializes in new technologies and litigation. Passionate about blockchain and smart contracts. Advised on IT contracts, BIG DATA services, software copyright. Przemysław Wierzbicki is a recognised expert in legal advising related to real estate transactions and disputes as well as property development. Advised national and international businesses on various legal issues related to property development matters. He has also participated in exceptional proceedings before the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg and the Constitutional Court. His experience includes proceedings before the Energy Regulatory Office (Urząd Regulacji Energetyki), the Office for Competition and Consumer Protection (Urząd Ochrony Konkurencji i Konsumentów) and the Consumer and Competition Court (Sąd Ochrony Konkurencji i Konsumentów). Member of International Bar Association. He is an author of a number of press articles. Published i.a. in Rzeczpospolita, Dziennik Gazeta Prawna, Eurofenix (INSOL Europe’s quarterly journal), Rynek Kolejowy, Kurier Kolejowy, Nowa Energia, Autostrady, Builder, Gazeta Ubezpieczeniowa, Rynek Turystyczny, Przegląd Prawa Handlowego, Przetargi Publiczne, Prawo Bankowe and Prawo Spółek. [/toggle]


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Paulina Żur

Managing Director, Katharsis Development

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The main objective of Paulina Żur is to introduce a new quality standard in the commercial real industry. Lawyer with over 8 years of experience in the real estate industry, entered into the list of legal advisers kept by the District Chamber of Legal Advisors in Warsaw. Katharsis Development plans, implements and promotes investments in the segment of convenience centers under the joint name HopStop.

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