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Passion at the helm

We combine insurance expertise with unique experience of online trading

Management

Maciej Bud-Gusaim
Maciej Bud-Gusaim
Chief Executive Officer maciej.bud-gusaim@leadenhall.pl

Maciej started his insurance career in 1994. During his first years he worked in reinsurance. Since 1996 in ERGO Hestia Insurance S.A., first as Director of the Commercial Underwriting Office and later as Regional Director in Warsaw. In 2000 Maciej created an Internet start up, the first company in Poland that had launched online insurance marketplace under the brand of Expertia. Since 2002 he continues the project of applying Internet technology to transact insurance under Efinity which led to its solutions having been implemented in the world's most developed insurance markets such as in the United States, Great Britain, Australia and Canada.

Maciej is one of the founders of Leadenhall Polska S.A. He is a visionary combining discipline with attention to detail. Maciej supervises all companies in the Group, which in addition to Leadenhall Polska and Efinity includes also Leadenhall Underwriting, an international hub based in London.

Michal Molęda
Michał Molęda
Chief Underwriting Officer michal.moleda@leadenhall.pl

Polish insurance market clearly links Michał with liability insurance. He is a lawyer who graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration at the Warsaw University and the School of Economics in Warsaw. He also completed doctoral studies at the Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN).

Michał started his professional career at TU Gerling which later changed into HDI-Gerling. Over the years he worked as liability claims adjustor, casualty underwriter and then Casualty Underwriting Director. From 2008 till 2012 Michał held the position of Managing Director at HDI-Gerling Polska TU S.A. and at HDI-Asekuracja TU S.A.

Michał worked as insurance consultant on strategy and products, among others for Boston Consulting Group, KPMG, Property Insurance Commission of Polish Chamber of Insurers (PIU), Global Leading Conferences, Insurance Meeting Point, C5 Conferences.

Michał joined Leadenhall Polska in 2013. He is responsible for Leadenhall's underwriting policy, heads underwriting teams and he coordinates claims handling with Lloyd's syndicates and TPAs working with Leadenhall.

Jakub Bednarski
Jakub Bednarski
Non Executive Director jakub.bednarski@leadenhall.pl

Jakub started his insurance career as an engineering underwriter in the company called HEROS S.A. (currently Vienna Insurance Group) in 1994 . From 1996 till 2000 he worked with Maciej Bud-Gusaim in the Warsaw office of Hestia Insurance S.A. holding the position of Underwriting Director. In 2000 with two other insurance profeessionals Jakub founded MAK Insurance Brokers, where he was responsible for property and casualty insurance until 2008.

Jakub is one of the founders of Leadenhall Polska S.A. Combining experience as an insurance broker, underwriter and manager, he understands well the mechanisms driving sales in the insurance sector. Jakub applies his open personality and out of the box thinking to facilitate Leadenhall growth, supervising business development and related projects.

Underwriting

Emilia Kujawa-Tarka
Emilia Kujawa-Tarka
Assistant Underwriter, Casuality & Financial Lines emilia.kujawa-tarka@leadenhall.pl

Emilia is a graduate of law at the University of Warsaw. She took up her first steps as a lawyer at the Main Council of Associations of Trade and Services (Naczelna Rada Zrzeszeń Handlu i Usług). She joined Leadenhall in 2012 and specializes in D&O, professional liability insurance and Leadenhall Cyber insurance.

Magdalena Konopka
Magdalena Konopka
Assistant Underwriter, Term Life magdalena.konopka@leadenhall.pl

Magda is a graduate of English Studies at the Warsaw University and a graduate of studies in the field of information security. Currently she is also in the process of studying law. Magda started her first job working in the project management department at Infovide-Matrix. She has worked in Leadenhall since 2013 underwriting term life and handling claims.

Klaudyna Kudła
Klaudyna Kudła
Assistant Underwriter, Health & Accident klaudyna.kudla@leadenhall.pl

Klaudyna holds a degree in international relations from the Polytechnic of Rzeszow and at the Katholieke Hogeschool Zuid-West-Vlaanderen (KATHO) in Kortrijk in Belgium. Before she started working in Leadenhall at the beginning of 2015, she worked at Taxe Care Sp. z o.o. in Krakow.

At Leadenhall Klaudyna underwrites health & accident income protection policies helping our agents and brokers.

Justyna Świderska
Justyna Świderska
Underwriting Assistant, Health & Accident, Term Life justyna.swiderska@leadenhall.pl

Justyna has graduated of English Studies at the Warsaw University. In October 2016, she began studies in the field of human resources at the Warsaw School of Economics. She joined Leadenhall in August 2016. As an underwriting assistant she handles life and Health & Accident insurances.

Maciej Grabowski
Maciej Grabowski
Underwriting Assistant, Health & Accident, Term Life maciej.grabowski@leadenhall.pl

Maciej obtained a doctoral degree in humanities at the University of Warsaw. He acquired professional experience in the finance department in The British School sp. z o.o. and the advisory department in PwC Polska. Maciej joined Leadenhall in march 2016. As an underwriting assistant he handles life and Health & Accident insurances.

Agnieszka Kotuniak
Agnieszka Kotuniak
Underwriting Assistant, Casuality & Financial Lines, D&O, Cyber agnieszka.kotuniak@leadenhall.pl

Agnieszka is a graduate of law at University of Warsaw. At the beginning of her career, she gathered her professional experience in Insurance in Law Department of Insurance Company InterRisk. At Leadenhall she has worked since 2016 and underwrites D&O, professional liability insurance and Leadenhall Cyber insurance.

Daria Górska
Daria Górska
Underwriting Assistant, Term Life daria.gorska@leadenhall.pl

Daria has graduated from the Warsaw University of Life Sciences and Portuguese Universidade do Porto. Having completed her studies she joined the Leadenhall team in February 2016. She is currently an Underwriting assistant in Individual Life Assurance.

Cooperation with brokers

Tomasz Domalewski
Tomasz Domalewski
Sales Director tomasz.domalewski@leadenhall.pl

Tomasz started in the insurance industry in 1999. He progressed through all stages of sales related professional development in international insurance institutions. He worked as an insurance broker, sales manager, insurance trainer and branch office director always delivering strong sales results. Tomasz graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun. He also completed with honors an MBA program at the Kozminski University in Warsaw.

Tomasz joined Leadenhall in 2013 taking over the responsibility for the development of sales network and agents training. In day to day business Tomasz belives in open relationship combined with a practical approach to insurance. He supervises Leadenhall Regional Sales Directors, who constitute the first line of contact for Leadenhall agents and deliver most of trainings.

Hanna Dratwa
Hanna Dratwa
Regional Sales Director, Poznań hanna.dratwa@leadenhall.pl

Hanna Dratwa is a graduate of the University of Adam Mickiewicz in Poznań and postgraduate studies "Sales Management" at the University of Economics in Poznan. Hania has over a 20 year experience in sales and customer service in international financial institutions among others, Nordea Bank Polska S.A. and Skandia Życie Towarzystwo Ubezpieczeń S.A.

Michał Falerowski
Michał Falerowski
Regional Sales Director, Katowice michal.falerowski@leadenhall.pl

Michał Falerowski is a graduate of the University of Economics K. Adamieckiego in Katowice. For years he has been working in finanancial and insurance sector haveing worked in Dominet Bank S.A. and in the PZU S.A. group.

Maciej Szpakiewicz
Maciej Szpakiewicz
Regional Sales Director, Gdańsk maciej.szpakiewicz@leadenhall.pl

Maciej graduated from Management Faculty at Gdańsk University. He has 20 years experience in financial sector, including 10 years with insurance institutions, while he worked at Europejski Fundusz Leasingowy S.A, ING Bank Śląski S.A and Skandia Życie Towarzystwo Ubezpieczeń S.A. Maciej responsibilities included direct sales, training and management.

Michał Zelkowier
Michał Zelkowier
Regional Sales Director, Wrocław michal.zelkowier@leadenhall.pl

Michał graduated from Banking WSB University in Wrocław. His career started in 2006. He has experience as client manager and consultant both in independent insurance agencies and banking sector.

Łukasz Paćkowski
Łukasz Paćkowski
Regionaln Sales Director, Warszawa lukasz.packowski@leadenhall.pl

Łukasz Paćkowski is a graduate of the Faculty of Marketing & Management and International Relations at the University of Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun. Łukasz has over a 10 year experience in selling, management and coaching in financial company Open Finance S.A., private banking Noble Bank S.A. and his own financial office. During his carrier he travelled to USA and visited New York Stock Exchange, Goldman Sachs and Nomura Asset Management.

Paula Płucińska
Paula Płucińska
Sales Network Manager paula.plucinska@leadenhall.pl

Paula was born and raised in Canada. She moved to Poland at age 12, where she completed her education. As a result Paula is native not only in Polish but also in French and English. After graduating from Ethnology at the University of Warsaw she joined Leadenhall where she looks after the sales network and support's it from the Warsaw office cooperating with brokers, as well as the Regional Sales Directors.

Finances and administration

Urszula Grzywacz
Urszula Grzywacz
Finance Director urszula.grzywacz@leadenhall.pl

Urszula graduated in economics at the University of Torun in 2004 and postgraduate studies in accounting. After graduation she started working in the financial industry. In the early years she was a consultant and later a project manager at Skyline Investment S.A. She was part of the team working on mergers, acquisitions and IPOs to the Warsaw Stock Exchnage (GPW). The last five years before joining Leadenhall in 2015, Ula worked in an investment fund analyzing and evaluating investment opportunities and supervising existing portfolio investments.

Urszula holds a certificate of project management PRINCE2 - Practitioner level. She is also in the process of obtaining chartered auditor license and started an international certification in the field of management accounting CIMA. In Leadenhall Urszula surpervises the settlements with brokers and syndicates, management information as well as accounting and financial reporting

Paula Feręc
Paula Feręc
Office Manager, Executive Assistant paula.ferec@leadenhall.pl

Paula is a graduate of studies in the field of economy innovation at the Mari Curie-Skłodowska University. She started working in Leadenhall in 2015 and is responsible for the efficient running of our Warsaw office.

Daria Supeł
Daria Supeł
Receptionist daria.supel@leadenhall.pl

Daria is a graduate of Warsaw LXXXVI High School. She started working in Leadenhall in 2016 and is responsible for the efficient running of our Warsaw office.

Katarzyna Fordońska
Katarzyna Fordońska
Receptionist katarzyna.fordonska@leadenhall.pl

Katarzyna graduated in economics at the Lazarski School of Commerce and Law in 2005. She has extensive professional experience in office administration and working as an assistant. She started working in Leadenhall in 2016 and is responsible for the efficient running of our Warsaw office.

Technology

Marcin Chałotowski
Marcin Chałotowski
Technology Director marcin.chalotowski@leadenhall.pl

A graduate of Computer Science at Warsaw University and Executive MBA studies at Warsaw University of Technology. Marcin has been implementating and then designing online enterprise class IT systems since 1997. Initially he worked in 3dart.com and then in 2002 he was one of the founders of Efinity, the technology provider and one of the shareholders of Leadenhall Polska S.A.

Marcin is one of the founders of Leadenhall Polska S.A. He is responsible for the development of the company's underwriting platform, security and system support. Marcin is the main architect of the Efinity Insurance System used by Leadenhall. Being also CTO in Efinity Marcin manages all projects delivered by Efinity for Leadenhall.