Szymon Mikulski

President of the Management Board

Graduate of law studies at the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Opole, as well as several postgraduate courses, e.g. in personal data protection, business management and financial, budgetary and tax accounting. Previously, he gained experience by doing internships at the District Court in the Commercial Department in Opole and the Municipal Office in Zabrze in the office of legal services and information security. He also completed an internship at the European Parliament. Szymon has been a manager associated with BSP since September 2019. He currently holds the position of President of the Management Board.

Joanna Jura-Kucznik

Director of the Board Office

Joanna has been associated with BSP since January 2022, currently serving as Director of the Board Office. Joanna is a law graduate at the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Opole, where she specialized in financial and tax law. Joanna also received a master's degree in internal security and also completed a postgraduate degree in personal data protection.

Anna Maria Kaczmarek

Acting Director for European Policies

Anna-Maria Kaczmarek joined Business & Science Poland in 2020, currently as Deputy Director for European Policies in the area of European regulations, she supports the Director for European Policies and manages dossiers related to sustainable development, financing and energy transition. Based in Brussels since 2009, she has been involved in advocacy in the law-making process in an industry organization of the European steel sector, a Swedish PA and strategic communications company, a Dutch consulting firm, a law firm and in a European training center advising experts including the World Bank. Her professional experience also includes the European Parliament. She graduated in law from the University of Kard. Wyszyński in Warsaw with a specialization in European claims procedure and English literature at the Catholic University of Lublin JPII. She is a graduate of the European Academy of Diplomacy with a specialization in foreign service and completed advanced training for the European steel sector.

Katarzyna Banaszak

Senior Policy Advisor

Specialist in European Union policies and programmes. She gained her professional experience in the field of EU legislation while working in the European Parliament. She gained knowledge of the functioning of the economy and management, among others, sitting on the supervisory board of a commercial law company and the SPZOZ social council. She holds a Master's degree in European Studies from the University of Aix-Marseille in France, and is also a graduate of the Collegium Medicum of the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń. She expanded her knowledge in the field of economics and entrepreneurship, including studying at the Budapest Business School. In Business and Science Poland since April 2022, as a Senior Policy Advisor, he has been dealing with the issues of the EU energy transition.

Marcel Bartczak

Policy Analyst

He is a graduate of the Future Leaders programme at Royal Holloway, University of London with a BSc in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics and the London School of Economics, where he obtained a Master's degree in Political Economy. He gained experience during internships at Hogan Lovells law firm and EY Polska consulting firm. Trainee “Bluebook” of the European Committee of the Regions. In the years 2021-2023, he worked as an analyst in the NGO sector, he also served as the president and vice president of the boards of foundations operating in the field of green transformation and geopolitics. He is passionate about continental philosophy and automotive. In BSP since 2023 as Junior Policy Analyst

Ewa Soltysik

Communications Advisor

Ewa graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Jagiellonian University with a degree in political science. Postgraduate studies in the field of public relations at the Józef Tischner European School. She has experience in managing projects in terms of culture, science, and media (National Centre of Culture, National Agency for Academic Exchange). She has worked at BSP since 2022 as Communications Advisor.

Wojciech Zabrzeski

Business Development Manager

Wojciech is a graduate of Northumbria University (Newcastle Business School), where he completed his Bachelor's degree in Business and Management. During his studies, he actively participated in various student initiatives such as the Congress of Polish Student Societies in the UK, Smart Prospects, and served as a Student Ambassador. Additionally, he developed his own tech start-up. Before joining the Business & Science Poland team, Wojciech worked as a Project & Product Manager at the UK branch of Booksy. He possesses skills in project management, artificial intelligence, business strategy, and business analysis, which he leverages to support development and innovation at Business & Science Poland.