CV - Waldemar Maj

Graduated from the Faculty of Technical Physics and Applied Mathematics of the Technical University of Warsaw, obtained ScD from the Institute of Physics of the Polish Academy of Sciences and MBA from Harvard Business School, U.S.A. Awarded with the Officer’s Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta. In 1981-1991 he was junior lecturer and assistant professor at the Institute of Physics of the Polish Academy of Sciences, postdoctoral fellow at the Kamerlingh Onnes Laboratorium in Leiden, the Netherlands. From 191 to 1994 he was adviser to the Minister of Finance; CEO of the Foundation for the Development of the Financial System; Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Bank Gdański S.A.

In 1996-2000 he worked as a senior investment officer in the International Finance Corporation (The World Bank Capital Group, Washington, U.S.A.). From 2000 to 2002 he was senior associate in the U.S. strategic advisory firm McKinsey & Company in Warsaw. In 2002 he was appointed CEO of AmerBank S.A./DZ Bank Polska S.A. and held the position until 2004 when he became Member of the Management Board of BGŻ S.A. in charge of corporate and treasury banking, which he held until 2007. From 2007 to 2008 he was the Deputy CEO and CFO at PKN Orlen S.A. in charge of finance and investor relations functions.

He is Member of the Supervisory Boards of PZU and Ciech SA, and the founding Partner of Metropolitan Capital Solutions Sp. z o.o. SKA, a provider of strategic and transaction advisory services.