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

Rajmund Rusiecki
Rajmund Rusiecki
Vice Chairman rajmund.rusiecki@leadenhall.pl

Rajmund Rusiecki has several years of managerial experience gained in life insurance companies. Until October 2021, for almost 10 years he was associated with the Generali Group, where from 2014 he was a member of the Management Board of Generali Życie TU SA, and from 2018 also a member of the Concordia Management Board. He was responsible for the sale of life, property, and agricultural insurance products.

Before joining Generali, he was the director of the Group Insurance Sales Department at Amplico Life S.A. (MetLife). He started his professional career in 1995 in the PZU Group as an insurance agent and developed his career to the position of the Director of the Corporate Sales Department. He is a graduate of the University of Insurance and Banking and post-graduate studies at the Warsaw School of Economics.

Michał 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 Insurance 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 Insurance 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
Speciality Line Underwriter 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.

Martyna Pakuła
Martyna Pakuła
Assistant Underwriter martyna.pakula@leadenhall.pl

Martyna is a graduate of Law at University of Warsaw. At the beginning of her career, she gathered her professional experience in Administrative Court in Warsaw. She joined Leadenhall in 2017 and underwrites D&O, professional liability insurance and Leadenhall Cyber insurance.

Anna Frejowska
Anna Frejowska
Assistant Underwriter anna.frejowska@leadenhall.pl

Anna is a graduate of Applied Linguistics at Maria Curie-Skłodowska University and of post-graduate studies in audiovisual translation.

At the beginning of her carrier she acquired professional experience in the field of translation and EU fund consultancy. Anna joined Leadenhall in July 2018 and she handles D&O, professional liability insurance and Cyber insurance.

Klaudyna Kudła
Klaudyna Kudła
Personal Line Underwriter 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 in 2014, she worked at Taxe Care Sp. z o.o. in Kraków.

At Leadenhall Klaudyna underwrites life and health & accident income protection policies.

Justyna Świderska
Justyna Świderska
Assistant Underwriter justyna.swiderska@leadenhall.pl

Justyna is a graduate of English Studies at the Warsaw University. She joined Leadenhall in August 2016. As an assistant underwriter she handles Life, Health & Accident and Professional Liability Insurances.

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.

Łukasz Bradło
Łukasz Bradło
Regional Sales Director, Kraków lukasz.bradlo@leadenhall.pl

Łukasz has started his career 12 years ago in international financial institutions such as GE Money Bank, Credit Agricole BP S.A. and Alior Bank S.A. where he evolved his professional development. His area of responsibility was always business development in terms of sales within individual units and also diffused structures. Łukasz is a graduate of the University of Economics in Krakow, and privately a hunter enthusiast.

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
Sales Director - Cooperation with Brokers lukasz.packowski@leadenhall.pl

Łukasz has been working in Leadenhall since 2017, so far developing sales in central Poland, both in the multi-agency and broker distribution channel. Łukasz is a graduate of Management and Marketing as well as International Relations at the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń. Currently, he is attending the Executive MBA program at the Faculty of Management of the University of Warsaw.

Ewa Kreft
Ewa Kreft
Regional Sales Director, Gdańsk ewa.kreft@leadenhall.pl

Ewa Kreft has been associated with the insurance market since 1999. She gained experience in the area of sales in PZU (an insurance company) and a brokerage company. Ewa graduated from International Relations at the University of Gdańsk, post-graduate studies in "Economic Insurance" at the University of Economics in Poznań, and "Human Resource Management" at the Gdańsk University of Technology.

Paula Toczyska
Paula Toczyska
Sales Network Manager paula.toczyska@leadenhall.pl

Paula was born and raised in Canada. She moved to Poland at age 10, 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.

Aleksandra Ciechomska
Aleksandra Ciechomska
Sales Network Assistant aleksandra.ciechomska@leadenhall.pl

Aleksandra has graduated of Economics at Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń. She started working at Leadenhall in March 2018 as a Sales Network Assistant.

Anna Wolak
Anna Wolak
Sales Network Assistant anna.wolak@leadenhall.pl

Ania holds a degree in Eco-Business Economics and a degree in Finance & Accounting. She received her degrees from the University of Lodz. Prior to joining Leadenhall in December 2020, she worked as a Cost Analyst in Sieradz.

Customer Service

Paula Feręc
Paula Feręc
Customer Service Manager paula.ferec@leadenhall.pl

Paula is a graduate of studies in the field of market research and innovative economy, she also completed an accounting course. She started working at Leadenhall in 2015, supporting the Finance Department in settlements with brokers and syndicates, reporting and debt collection. Currently, she is involved in the creation, implementation and coordination of processes in Customer Service department.

Karolina Staniaszek
Karolina Staniaszek
Junior Customer Service Specialist karolina.staniaszek@leadenhall.pl

Karolina is currently pursuing her studies at the Technology & Economics University in Warsaw. Prior to joining Leadenhall, she has worked in the customer servicing area since 2018. She joined Leadenhall Insurance in January 2021 and became a member of the Claims Handling Department in a support role. In addition, she is co-creating the Customer Service Department .

Jan Młynarczyk
Jan Młynarczyk
Junior Customer Service Specialist jan.mlynarczyk@leadenhall.pl

Janek is a Journalism and Social Communications graduate. He received his degree from the University of Warsaw. He has worked in the customer service area since 2012 working for various firms. He joined Leadenhall Insurance in March 2021.

HR

Ewa Zimka
Ewa Zimka
HR Manager ewa.zimka@leadenhall.pl

Ewa is a Sociology graduate at the University of Lodz. In addition, she completed her postgraduate studies in soft HR (including Human Resource Management and HR Business Partnering) at the Kozminski University in Warsaw. She has over 15 years of work experience gained during her time spent with multiple international companies. In her latest role she was a HR Business Partner for one of the leading companies in the insurance sector. At Leadenhall Insurance she manages the soft HR area which includes employee recruitment, staff development, assessment of the work environment (eg. systems and tools for job improvement), talent management and employee well-being & commitment themes.

Marketing

Paweł Ostrowski
Paweł Ostrowski
Marketing Director pawel.ostrowski@leadenhall.pl

Over 15 years of expertise in Digital Marketing gained throughout his professional career. A majority of time spent with Samsung Electronics where he was responsible for ongoing B2C digital communications implementation and founded and developed the e-commerce and CRM platforms. During his time with ITI Neovision (nc+) he launched online communications, developed internet portals and subscriber self-service systems. His time spent at LG Electronics resulted in Digital Transformation implementation including components such as e-commerce, eCRM, Marketing Automation, Business Intelligence, Digital Communication & Digital Care. Currently at Leadenhall Insurance and Efinity he is responsible for the B2B marketing communication area.

Claims handling

Magdalena Konopka
Magdalena Konopka
Claims Department Specialist magdalena.konopka@leadenhall.pl

Magda is a graduate of English Studies at the Warsaw University, Internal Security Studies at SWPS University and also holds a master degree in Law. She has joined Leadenhall Insurance in 2013 and underwrote health & accident income protection and Life policies. Since 2016 she is responsible for claims handling as a Claim Manager.

Adrian Kruk
Adrian Kruk
Claims Department Specialist adrian.kruk@leadenhall.pl

Adrian has a master degree in law and now on 3rd year of solicitor training programme at Okręgowa Izba Radców Prawnych w Warszawie. In the past he worked at Carlsberg Polska sp. z o.o. and Polski Instytut Odszkodowań sp. z o.o., in the insurance area since 2015, in Leadenhall Insurance S.A. from February 2018. Now at the position of Claims Adjuster of all products offered by Leadenhall Insurance S.A.

Hanna Kreft-Majewska
Hanna Kreft-Majewska
Claims Department Specialist hanna.kreft-majewska@leadenhall.pl

Hania is a graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Gdańsk. She has been working in the insurance industry since 1995. Currently, she deals with Claims handling at Leadenhall Insurance S.A.

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

Marta Chmielowiec
Marta Chmielowiec
Settlement Specialist marta.chmielowiec@leadenhall.pl

Marta is a graduate of Logistic at the University of Social Sciences in Warsaw. She acquired professional experience as the Assistant of the Financial Director in BZ WBK Towarzystwo Funduszy Inwestycyjnych S.A. Marta joined Leadenhall in April 2018 and she is responsible for settlements with brokers and debt collection.

Agata Makulska
Agata Makulska
Financial Department Assistant agata.makulska@leadenhall.pl

Agata is a Law graduate and has completed her postgraduate studies in Accounting & Financial Audit at the University of Warsaw. She joined Leadenhall in February 2021 and became a member of the Finance Department.

Karolina Żbikowska-Rawska
Karolina Żbikowska-Rawska
Office Coordinator karolina.zbikowska-rawska@leadenhall.pl

Karolina is a graduate of Education and Public Safety studies at Pedagogium - University of Social Sciences in Warsaw. Since 2005, she has dealt with, among others, the broadly understood office administration, harmonizing reception activities coordination of financial settlements and human resources services, gaining extensive experience in these areas. From November 2020, she is responsible for the smooth functioning of our 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 Insurance S.A.

Marcin is one of the founders of Leadenhall Insurance 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.