Chairman of the Audit committee
BiographyConnected with Muranów since young age. He graduated from the Finance and Banking Department of the Warsaw School of Economics; during the years 1992-1993 he studied at the Northumbria University in Newcastle upon-Tyne, as the Know-How Fund fellow. Connected with publishing and retail bookselling right from the start of his professional career. In 1991, he started his first company, ABE Marketing, which worked in the field of distribution of foreign literature and science information in Poland. Today, the company is active throughout Central and Eastern Europe under the name ABE-IPS Sp. z o.o. www.abe.pl. Marek Nowakowski is still connected with the company, as its Chairman of the Board. Since 2005, he has been a Board Member of Central Plaza Sp. z o.o. – a commercial property management company. Since 2006, he has been the Chairman of the Board of Manufaktury Polskie Sp. z o.o. – a company working towards development of retail bookselling in Poland.
For 13 years, he has been a member of the Polish Chapter of the YPO (Young Presidents’ Organisation, www.ypo.org), which is an international educational organisation. He is married and has three children.
He has been awarded a bronze medal for distinguished cultural activists, for his dissident activity in the Federation of Fighting Youth in the years 1984-1988.
Deputy Chairman of the Audit committee
BiographyJewish community activist. Since 2004 he has worked for the Jewish Religious Community in Warsaw, where he concentrates on restitution and management of the Community’s real property.
For several years he has been connected with many Jewish organisations in Poland, such as the Foundation for the Preservation of Jewish Heritage in Poland, the Second Generation Association, the Association for the Jewish Senior Residence Moszaw Zkenim, the Ronald S. Lauder Foundation, International Young Nature Friends, UNITED – Network against nationalism, racism and fascism and in support of migrants and refugees, the Social and Cultural Association of Jews and the Association of the Jewish Historical Institute.
Secretary of the Audit Committee
BiographyGraduate of the Warsaw School of Economics. Since 2010 member of the Audit Committee of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In the years 2002-2003 Head Accountant and Head of the Logistics Team at Fujitsu Services Poland. Later, Financial Director and Board Member of S&T Services Polska Sp. z o.o.
In her work so far she has supervised a team of 25 people, designed a corporate tax policy, designed processes and procedures in accordance with the ISO 9001 standard, prepared reports in accordance with IFRS, managed a budgeting process, optimised costs, prepared managerial information for the board and the owner, supervised conformity of contracts to tax law, secured undisturbed and effective mergers and acquisitions, and organised and conducted financial and quality audits.