BPCC Board

Antoni Reczek

Antoni F. Reczek, OBE

Michael Clay

Michael Clay

Nicholas Richardson

Nicholas Richardson







 

Ewa van Veenendaal-Rawicz

Marzena Richter A. C. A.

David Thomas

Roger Hodgkiss

Barbara Stachowiak-Kowalska

Daria Kulińska

David Buckle

Patrycja Rogowska – Tomaszycka

Katarzyna Chabinka

Lucyna Baca-Lonn

   

More information about Board Members

 
 
 
Antoni Reczek

Antoni F. Reczek, Chairman of the British Polish Chamber of Commerce was President of the Board of PricewaterhouseCoopers Sp. z o.o., PwC’s Polish auditing firm. He was PwC’s Central and Eastern European Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs Leader.

Antoni has over thirty years of experience in the provision of audit and advisory services. He has worked full time in Great Britain, New Zealand, Africa and Poland. Since 1990 he has worked in Poland. Antoni is a UK qualified Chartered Accountant (ICAS) and is a registered auditor in Poland (KIBR).

Specialising in the financial services sector he is involved in the audit of financial sector companies, inward investment, capital markets, legislative work and public policy matters.

Currently he is a member of several bodies: European Financial Reporting Group (EFRAG), Consultative Group of the European Regulators in the Capital Markets Committee, Polish Auditing Standards Board, Polish Accounting Standards Board and is a member of the Financial Board of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation.

Antoni F. Reczek, OBE
Chairman
British Polish Chamber of Commerce
 
ul. Zielna 37
00-108 Warszawa
Poland
Michael Clay

Michael has been working in Poland since 2004 in Real Estate and Construction. Extensive experience in international trade and currently trading physical commodities on an international level. Experience includes working for the Brazilian Government as their Marketing consultant for over 7 years and a major South East Asian Multi National. Michael recognises the need for professional advice and service to enable trade at international level.

Michael Clay
Vice Chairman
Director
EPL Consultants Ltd
Phone: +44 207 969 2729
Fax: +44 207 969 2800
43-45 Portman Square
London
W1H 6HN
United Kingdom
Nicholas Richardson

Nicholas is a partner in the Warsaw based commercial law firm Richardson & Wspolnicy in partnership with Porwisz i Partnerzy. He studied law at Oxford University, and after qualifying as a solicitor, he worked at Slaughter and May. He came to Poland in 1994 with Baker & McKenzie. Before setting up his own law firm, he was a partner with Norton Rose

Nicholas Richardson
Vice Chairman, Honorary Secretary
Richardson & Wspólnicy
Phone: +48 22 370 6170
Fax: +48 22 370 6177
ul. Marszałkowska 111
00-102 Warsaw
Poland
 

Ewa heads a team of 19 Key Account Managers focusing on identifying high value opportunities in the Polish market and on providing assistance to large UK Plc.
 
UK Trade & Investment team’s sector portfolio includes: energy, infrastructure, financial and professional services, defence & security, healthcare & life sciences and advanced manufacturing.
Ewa studied English language, history and literature and holds two MA degrees from Warsaw University and the University of Buckingham. She also holds an MBA from Oxford.

 

Ewa van Veenendaal-Rawicz
Board Member
Acting Director
UK Trade & Investment
Phone: +48 22 311 02 03
Fax: +48 22 311 03 16
British Embassy
Kawalerii 12
00-468 Warsaw

Marzena Richter has acquired broad and in depth professional experience. In 1991 she was one of the few persons, who conducted the first audits to International Financial Reporting Standards in Poland and in other countries in Eastern Europe, e.g. in Bulgaria, commissioned by the World Bank and private investors. Before coming to Poland she also worked in international tax havens such as the Channel Islands. Marzena Richter qualified in the UK as a chartered accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales and has more than 20 years post qualification experience. In 1993 she became a member of the equivalent Polish body recognized for auditing, the Polish Chamber of Auditors and has since been in practice as Staniszewski & Richter for the last 19 years.

Marzena Richter A.C.A.
Board Member
Management Board Member
Staniszewski & Richter
Phone: +48 22 622 41 98
Fax: +48 22 621 27 19
ul. Lwowska 10/21
00-658 Warszawa
Poland

Rory is Head of Corporate Finance in CEE for Jones Lang LaSalle, a global leading real estate advisory firm. Rory has been living in Central & Eastern Europe for more than ten years and has experience in real estate private equity, fund management and finance. Rory received his BSc from the University of Reading and hold an MBA from the Cranfield School of Management.

Rory Mepham
Board Member
National Director
Phone: +48 22 31 80 000 Fax: +48 22 33 06 699
Saski Crescent
Królewska 16
00-103 Warszawa
Poland

Appointed as President of the previous Association in August 2012 and now Chairman of COBCOE, David Thomas is a former Chairman of the British Polish Chamber of Commerce 2003-2010, Vice Chairman 2000-2003 and Vice Chairman of COBCOE from 2007 to 2012. David Thomas’ professional occupation is as CEO and Principal Partner Financier Sp. z o.o., a corporate finance boutique, based in Warsaw and a Board Member of Net Investing Sp. z o.o.
Previous roles include Country Head of Coopers & Lybrand; Deputy CEO of Schroder; Head of Investment Banking, ING Barings, Executive Director of Baring Brothers UK; Managing Director of HSBC and Head of Corporate and Investment Banking.

David Thomas
Board Member
CEO, Principal Partner
Financier
Phone: +48 22 62 21 07
Fax: +48 22 62 21 07
Wiejska 2/29
00-489 Warszawa
Poland

 

Roger Hodgkiss
Board Member
Board Member, Powszechny Zakład Ubezpieczeń S. A.
Phone: +48 22 582 20 00
 
Powszechny Zakład Ubezpieczeń S. A.
ul. Jana Pawła II 24
00-133 Warszawa
Poland

David has been working in the Consumer Finance Sector of Financial Services for more than 25 years in numerous senior Operational and Functional roles and has been working in Central Europe since 2003 for International Personal Finance (IPF).

David Parkinson
Board Member
 
 
 

Marcin Andrukowicz is a manager and a Board Member of Wieliczka Salt Mine Tourist Route Ltd, one of the most important tourist attractions in Poland and Central Europe. His main tasks in Wieliczka are to conduct the division consists of more than 100 employees and to implement restructurising strategies and to make all processes more efficient and profitable. The mine, managed and restructured by Marcin, in the first year of implementation of the strategy developed by him increased its sales by 70% and improved the financial results by 40%.

Marcin Andrukowicz
Board Member
Board Member, Wieliczka Salt Mine Tourist Route Ltd.
Phone: + +48 12 278 73 87
Fax: + 48 12 278 73 80
andrukowicz@kopalnia.pl
ul. Daniłowicza 10
32-020 Wieliczka
Poland

As Executive Director of the BPCC in 2005 Barbara was awarded the Queen’s honour, an MBE (Master of the Order of the British Empire), for her 13 years service to British Companies in Poland.

Barbara has worked in training, client services and business development and has now returned to her roots in event management.

She has her own consulting company ‘Conselt’ and is an associate of the world leader in venue finding, ‘HelmsBriscoe’.

Barbara is on the Sue Ryder Foundation board and is its driving force behind the ‘Rat Race’, an annual charity fun run in business suits.

UK born to Irish Polish parents. She is married with 10 year old twins.

Barbara Stachowiak-Kowalska
Board Member
Owner, Conselt
Phone: +48 501 100 754
Fax:
ul. Tyniecka 10 B
02-630 Warszawa
Poland

Iwona has been working for Tesco since June 2008. Her responsibilities include internal and external communications and CSR strategy. Prior to that she was the head of Public Affairs and Communications department at Coca-Cola Poland Services. Her professional career also includes working for Philip Morris Polska S.A. and 10 years in the petroleum industry.

Iwona Sarachman
Board Member
Corporate Affairs Manager at Tesco Polska Sp. z o.o.
Phone: + 48 12 25 52 100
Fax: + 48 12 25 52 490
ul.Kapelanka 56
30-347 Kraków
Poland

Daria Kulińska is a Corporate Communications Manager at Tesco Polska, being responsible for external and internal communications. She has 15 years of experience in the PR and communications field. Before joining Tesco she was working at the National Stadium in Warsaw being responsible for PR activities from the construction of the stadium to the EURO 2012 Championships. She started her career in the oil&gas sector working as the regional communications manager in companies like PKN ORLEN, Unipetrol in Czech Republic and MOL in Hungary. Daria graduated from the Warsaw University in Management and Marketing. She is living in Warsaw and working partly in Kraków.

Daria Kulińska
Board Member
Head of Corporate Communications
Tesco (Poland) Sp. z o.o.
ul. Kapelanka 56
30-347 Kraków
Poland

David Buckle is an international corporate lawyer and a member of the Institute of Directors. In addition to his extensive work with international clients, David has worked with more than 50 boards of directors, SMEs, listed companies and state owned enterprises on corporate governance issues.

David Buckle
Board Member
Management Board Member
DMB Law
Phone: + 44 01732 228 800
Fax: +44 01732 228 81
The Old Bat and Ball, St John's Hill,
Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 3PF
United Kingdom

Member of the Management Board of Provident Polska, Corporate Affairs Director She joined Provident in 2012 as Public Affairs Director. Currently she manages the Corporate Department responsible for public affairs, PR, CSR and internal communications. She started her professional career in Polish Banks Association, between 2007-2012 she worked in Confederation Lewiatan as the legal expert. Patrycja is a graduate of law at the Warsaw University.

Patrycja Rogowska – Tomaszycka
Board Member
Corporate Affairs Director Provident Polska S.A.
Phone: +48 (22)455 47 89
ul. Inflancka 4A
00-189 Warszawa
Poland

Katarzyna Chabinka has over 20 years of corporate and international business experience for the past 13 years as a President of KMC-Services, a logistics company she founded in 2002. She has been a driving force behind the international success of KMC. Katarzyna’s corporate career was preceded by a bright academic tenure at the Histology Department of the Cracow Medical Academy as the Assistant to Professor and the PhD graduate. Her academic credentials include studies at the Jagiellonian University, Medical Academy in Cracow, Cracow University of Economics and the Harvard Business School in Warsaw. Through time and financial contributions, Katarzyna is very active in animal charities preventing cruelty, organizing shelters and adoptions and conserving and protecting wildlife.

Katarzyna Chabinka
Board Member
President of KMC-Services
 
 

Lucyna Baca-Lönn – leadership, executive and business coach and graphologist, is the founder and director of Graphology Solutions Group (2008), which provides leadership development programmes and executive selection processes with an application of the scientific methods and assessments. Ms Baca-Lönn is the author of several leadership development programmes. She is a member of the British Academy of Graphology and the International Graphological Colloquium, and has completed doctoral studies in the science of management at Kozminski University. She is a member of the British Academy of Graphology and the International Graphological Colloquium. She has completed doctoral studies in the science of management and postgraduate studies in professional coaching at Kozminski University. Ms Baca-Lönn is a leadership advisor to the BPCC Board and serves as a board member of the IPCC. Her company, Graphology Solutions Group has become the winner of AI 2017 Business Excellence Rewards as Best Graphology & Coaching Consultancy 2017 – Europe and the winner of International Emerging Markets Awards 2017 as the Best International Leadership Development Experts & Award for Excellence in Graphology Analysis – Poland. She speaks fluently five languages.

Lucyna Baca-Lonn
Leadership Advisor to the Board
Director, Graphology Solutions Group
mobile: +48 602 441 909
Skype ID: Lucyna.Baca-Lonn
ul. Tetmajera 1
05-080 Izabelin k/Warszawy
Poland
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