From 1 January 2021, nine people will join the PwC partner team in Poland: Jakub Borowiec (Consulting), Marcin Byrt (Deals), Małgorzata Górna (Assurance), Paweł Jaroszewicz (Consulting), Arkadiusz Kramza (Assurance), Sebastian Lebda (Tax), Jakub Matusiak (Tax), Marta Pabiańska (Tax) and Marta Wójcik (Consulting).
Jakub Borowiec was appointed partner in the PwC Business Consulting Department.
He has over 15 years of consulting experience for companies in the financial, retail trade and telecommunication sectors. As the leader of the Data & Analytics team, he is responsible for both services and products using advanced analytics (including machine learning and artificial intelligence), and for the development and implementation of comprehensive IT tools.
Jakub is part of the PwC Data & Analytics global network, under which he actively supports the implementation of international projects, in particular those in North America, South East Asia and the Middle East.
He also specialises in mortgage banking in its broadest sense. He has completed projects related to the development of mortgage banks, design and optimisation of credit processes and bank transformation.
Marcin Byrt was appointed partner in the PwC Deals Consulting Department.
Marcin specialises in advising on M&A transactions and he leads projects for business owners, private-equity funds and international corporations. He manages transactions both on the sell-side, acquiring investors and partners for private business, and on the buy-side, working for investors looking to invest in selected companies. At PwC, he is responsible for projects in the medical market, in particular health services. He also has extensive experience in the transport and logistics, business services, industrial production and technology sectors.
Marcin is a graduate of International Economic Relations at the SGH Warsaw School of Economics. He also received scholarships from the University of Cologne in Germany and the HEC in Montreal, Canada. He is a member of the ACCA.
Małgorzata Górna was appointed partner in the PwC Assurance Department.
She is a registered auditor in Poland (PIBR – Polish Chamber of Statutory Auditors) and holds two master's degrees: economics and sociology. She specialises in audit and consulting services for technological and media companies, as well as those in the payment services and fintech sectors. Małgorzata is also part of the PwC Deals Platform team, where she advises investors on developing the value of acquired companies in order to maximise their return on investment.
She has been working for PwC for over 17 years. For three and a half years, she worked for private companies and the financial sector at PwC in New Zealand. In 2017, she returned to Poland to use her experience gained in the international structures on local soil.
Paweł Jaroszewicz was appointed partner in the PwC Business Consulting Department.
He has 15 years of experience in advising clients from the financial sector. He is one of the leaders of the PwC Financial Crime Unit competence centre, which operates in Gdańsk and Warsaw and supports financial institutions from all over the world in areas of compliance in its broadest sense including, primarily, the prevention of money laundering and the financing of terrorism.
Paweł specialises in the area of Know Your Customer (KYC) and regulatory consultancy for the compliance function, which deals with the prevention of money laundering and the financing of terrorism.
Arkadiusz Kramza was appointed partner in the PwC Assurance Department.
As a partner, he will be responsible for the development of business and actuarial consulting practices for the insurance sector.
Arek has been working for PwC since 2007. For the last 13 years, he has supported insurance companies in Poland and abroad in most areas of their operations. He specialises in strategic consulting, risk management and actuarial services, in particular, valuations. In his new role, he will be responsible for further developing the practice, with particular emphasis on supporting insurance sector clients in implementing the new financial reporting standard and deepening cooperation within the region.
Arek is a licensed actuary, graduate of the University of Warsaw and the SGH Warsaw School of Economics.
Sebastian Lebda was appointed partner in the PwC Tax & Legal department.
Sebastian is a tax advisor and a graduate of International Economic and Political Relations at the Cracow University of Economics.
He specialises in the area of transfer pricing and has over 20 years of experience in national and international projects concerning intra-group settlements. He gained this experience while working at the PwC offices in Warsaw and Amsterdam, where he was involved in projects for companies from almost all industries. In the course of his work, he participated in many tax proceedings and controls, including processes for obtaining advance pricing agreements.
Sebastian will be primarily responsible for the further development of transfer pricing practices at Polish regional offices.
Jakub Matusiak was appointed partner in the PwC Tax & Legal department.
Jakub has been working for PwC for over 15 years. He specialises in advising on indirect taxes, i.e. VAT, customs duty, excise duty and environmental taxes. He provides clients with support in the international trade of goods in all its forms. Jakub is also an expert in the statistical and tariff classification of goods and services for tax (VAT rates, split payment mechanism, JPK_GTU) and customs purposes.
Since 2017, he has been a leader in the legal and tax practice of the PwC office in Wrocław, responsible for both the development of the Lower Silesian market and for the synergy between the PwC local office and the PwC office in Warsaw. He works with national and international clients from the Retail & Consumer and Industrial Manufacturing sectors.
In his new role, Jakub will combine the function of a leader in the legal and tax practice in the Wrocław office with co-managing one of the largest PwC indirect tax teams of Central and Eastern Europe.
He graduated in law from the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Lodz. He is also a licensed tax advisor.
Marta Pabiańska was appointed partner in the PwC Tax & Legal Department.
As a partner, she will be responsible for the development of the tax advisory practice for the commercial real estate sector.
She is a graduate of the University of Warsaw and a tax advisor. She has almost 20 years of professional experience and has been working for PwC since 2006. She specialises in servicing clients who invest in the Polish real estate market, working together with investment funds, private equity funds, developer companies and entrepreneurs from the SME and family enterprise sectors. She supports her customers both in transactional projects, as well as in restructuring and issues related to their current operations. In her new role, she will also be responsible for enhancing cooperation within the PwC Deals Platform team, developing relations with clients from outside the real estate sector and developing public investment projects conducted by local governments and state-owned companies. In addition to working with clients, Marta is heavily engaged in equality and diversity projects.
Marta Wójcik was appointed partner in the PwC business consulting department.
She has over 20 years of experience working for the financial and technological sectors. She has been working for PwC for seven years. She is one of the leaders of the PwC Financial Crime Unit competence centre, which operates in Gdańsk and Warsaw and supports financial institutions from all over the world in areas of compliance in its broadest sense including, primarily, the prevention of money laundering and the financing of terrorism.
Marta specialises in transaction monitoring and the extensive use of new technologies in financial crime projects.