Paweł Kolczyński

Vice President of the Management Board

Paweł Kolczyński Vice President of PERN S.A. An experienced manager, attorney-at-law and university lecturer. Graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń. Paweł Kolczynski also completed European Special Studies at the Jean Monnet Center for European Studies at the Faculty of Law and Administration of Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, as well as part-time Doctoral Program at the Faculty of Law and Administration of Warsaw University.

He completed judge’s apprenticeship and passed judge’s exam. Since 2006 he an attorney-at-law, member of the Warsaw Bat Association. For 10 years he has been running a law firm specializing in comprehensive legal services for an entity operating in fuel logistics industry (OLPP Sp. z o.o.). From 2014 to 2016, an attorney-at-law employed at OLPP Sp. z o.o. Paweł has extensive experience in managing a capital group, exercising active corporate governance and protecting the interest of the State Treasury, as well as preparing and implementing investment projects.

From 2018 to 2022, Vice President of the Board of Directors of the Industrial Development Agency S.A., from 2016 to 2018, President of the Board of Directors of the Company Development Fund S.A. He also gained experience in preparing and carrying out merger processes of State Treasury companies, exercising ownership rights on behalf of the State Treasury regarding over 109 companies with State Treasury shareholding (Efficiency+ Program), coordinating restructuring and recovery activities. He participated in organizing financial consortia for business entities. Paweł obtained portfolio guarantees for IDA from the European Guarantee Fund to the amount of up to PLN 250 million. He implemented the New Opportunity Policy public assistance program (PLN 1.2 billion), introduced several new anti-crisis instruments under the IDA Shield (PLN 1.7 billion) and new financial services: leasing, factoring.

He has experience in managing research and development and innovation, cooperation with universities and research units, and is the initiator of the Conference “Human Resources of the Future. Personnel for the Industry.” Founder of associations: Podkarpacka Dolina Wodorowa (Chairman of the Audit Committee), Silesian-Malopolska Dolina Wodorowa (Member of the Audit Committee) and Dolnośląska Dolina Wodorowa. Member of the Academic Council at the Mazovian Academy in Plock. Chairman of the Mazovian Regional Council of the Future Industry.