Tomasz Wiśniewski, PhD

Coordinator of the ESG Strategy for the Capital Market, Warsaw Stock Exchange

PhD in Economics, Chairman of Supervisory Board GPW Benchmark S.A. and Deputy Director the Information Products and Indicators Development Department at the Warsaw Stock Exchange, responsible for the implementation of the ESG strategy for the capital market. In 2009, he was responsible for launching the RESPECT Index, first Corporate Social Responsibility index in Central-Easter Europe. In 2013, on his initiative, the WSE became the eighth stock exchange in the world to join the United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative. In 2019, he was responsible for introducing the WIG-ESG index – the first ESG benchmark for a Polish Investment Fund. In first half of 2021, he coordinated the project “ESG Reporting Guidelines.  Guide for issuers” and ESG Strategy for Capital Market.

A member of government teams for sustainable investment, ESG and CSR at the Ministry of Finance or Ministry of Development Funds and Regional Policy.

Actively involved in the education and promotion of ESG on capital market, among others by state administration and universities. Author and co-author of reports, articles and academic research focused on role of CSR on capital market, including report “Investment decisions and the ESG”.

All speakers

H.E. Fabrice Filliez

Ambassador of Switzerland to Poland

Michał Stępień

President of the Polish - Swiss Chamber of Commerce; UBS Country Head Poland

Dr. Marek Dietl

CEO, Warsaw Stock Exchange

Katarzyna Szwarc

Finance Minister’s Plenipotentiary for Capital Market Development

Stefan Flückiger

Deputy State Secretary, Swiss State Secretariat for International Finance

Piotr Augustyniak, LL.M., MBA, TEP

Partner, PATH Law

Matteo Bernardis

Head UBS Next Intelligence + Investing

Jochen Dürr

Chief Risk Officer of SIX

Michaela Seimen Howat

Sustainable Investing Strategist , UBS Global Wealth Management

Dorota Hutny

Manager in the services team for the financial sector at PwC

Norbert Jeziolowicz

Polish Bank Association, Director of the Retail Banking Financial Markets Team

Radomir Mastalerz

CEO, WealthArc

Patrick Odier

President, Building Bridges

Dr. Tomasz Orpiszewski

Senior Lecturer, Center for Asset and Wealth Management, Zürich University of Applied Sciences

Thibaut Rouquette

Head of Partnerships, F10 Incubator & Accelerator

Joanna Smolik

Director of the Strategic Relations Department in the BGK, Polish Development Bank

Prof. Dr. Cornelia Stengel

Attorney-at-Law / Partner Kellerhals Carrard und Co-Director Swiss Fintech Innovations

Dr. Anna Stünzi

Lecturer, HSG; Board Member, Descartes Finance; President, foraus - Swiss Forum on Foreign Policy

Paweł Widawski

President of FinTech Poland

Prof. Dr Hab. Witold Wiliński

GPW Tech S.A., CEO

Dr Katarzyna Wilk

CEO Swiss Impact Lead, President of the Swiss Impact Lead Foundation

Pablo Padrutt

Head of Economic, Financial and Scientific Affairs at the Embassy of Switzerland in Poland

Ulrich Schwendimann

Managing Director of the Polish-Swiss Chamber of Commerce