Professional advisor with over 10 years’ experience, responsible for corporate finance, investment advisory (public and private capital market), technology transfer and M&A transactions.
In the years 2001-2008 research fellow at the Gdańsk Institute for Market Economics think tank. Co-founder of the Polish Corporate Governance Forum. Author of numerous publications on capital market and corporate governance. Member of the consultation team worked at the Code of Corporate Governance and Code of Best Practice for Warsaw Stock Exchange Listed Companies.
Professional advisor with over 10 years experience, responsible for corporate finance, investment advisory (public and private capital market), technology transfer and M&A transactions. Since 2007 actively involved in the creation and development of alternative trading system NewConnect. Certified Adviser in the Alternative Trading System – NewConnect, with experience in building investment readiness and IPO process. Since 2010 cofounder and managing partner at Taylor Economics.
Role of independent supervisory board members in Central and Eastern European countries.
The article analyses the role and evolution of independent directors addressing the aspects of the definition, role and functions of independent directors on the board. In addition, the discussion refers to the corporate practice of independent directors’ role in Central and Eastern Europe and is followed by empirical analysis relation of directors’ presence and corporate performance on the sample of companies from CEE countries.
Still Much to be done – corporate governance in Poland.
The development of public corporations and stock markets in Central Europe has led to the appearance of such fundamental governance problems as expropriation of minority shareholders, managerial myopia, tunnelling and others. The existing regulations and governance arrangements provided under privatisation schemes were unable to accommodate these deficiencies.. One of the key elements of these reforms is how to make supervisory boards more independent and professional.