We are a Team of professional volunteers, truly passionate about developing a "business bridge" between Poland and Australia. Our Head Office is located in Sydney, but we can also greet you in Perth and Melbourne! Click through the navigation menu to meet our Heads of Chapters, Network Support, Advisors and Strategic Partners.

PRESIDENT OF PABF

HEAD OF SYDNEY CHAPTER

Anna Wojt

Anna is the President of the Polish Australian Business Forum (PABF) and a director at PwC Australia. Anna moved to Australia a few years ago to bring her global experience from EMEA, US to the APAC region in leading global transformation programs. As a global leader, she drives the development of PwC methodologies and tools, leads PwC research and assesses global transformation trends to help businesses to drive efficiency. Her experience includes advising clients on building and leading teams around the world. She launched PABF in 2015 to help Polish and Australian businesses to meet and collaborate. She holds a PhD in Political Science and International Relationships and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (MAICD).  

VICE PRESIDENT

Tymoteusz Pieglowski


Tym is passionate about simple solutions to complex problems. He advises the public and private sector clients on transport infrastructure solutions. He is a civil engineer specialising in travel demand forecasting for highway, public transport, freight and aviation. He is currently an Associate Director of the PwC Financial Advisory team. Prior to joining PwC, Tym was the founding Director of TMK Consult providing project management, transport planning and travel demand forecasting services for the NSW Government transport infrastructure projects. He has over 14 years of experience working in Australia, the UK and Poland.

SECRETARY

Dorota Bacal


Dorota is a young professional in the field of renewable energy,  with extensive research experience in photovoltaics. She obtained her PhD degree in back-contact perovskite PV devices and she is currently working with RACE for 2020. She has collaborated, among others, with the Advanced Photovoltaics Laboratory at Monash University, CSIRO’s Flexible Electronics Laboratory, and the Melbourne Centre for Nanofabrication. She is passionate about sustainability, decarbonization, and energy efficiency solutions. She is actively engaged in the public debate on emissions accounting and reduction. More than anything, Dorota loves learning about new technologies and talking to other passionate people.

TREASURER

Tomasz Murmylo


Thomas is founder and Director of Business Tax & Money House: a boutique tax & accounting practice delivering value for business and individual clients by minimising their tax & compliance burden. Thomas has helped to form and thrive many businesses in Australia by providing them with advice on business and commercial matters. Thomas also helped few international players entering the Australian market. Thomas is a Chartered Tax Advisor, Registered Tax Agent and a Justice of the Peace.

HEAD OF NETWORK

George Guse


George is an Australian based entrepreneur with a strong passion and over 9 years of experience in the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency industry both from a technical and financial perspective. George has founded and co-founded several companies since 2009 within the renewable energy sector including Tivok Australia, Tivok Energy Middle East, Arc Renewable Group and Atlas Renewables and has completed several milestone projects including Australis Largest Solar Thermal/Heat Pump hybrid commercial installation, and in 2012, Sydney CBD’s largest Solar PV installation.

HEAD OF PARTNERSHIPS

Philip Link


Philip Link has over 15 years of experience in management consulting, advisory and assurance across vastly diverse interests within cleantech: from carbon management; energy efficiency; renewable energy and biofuels; sustainability & climate disclosure and economic & cost-benefit analysis. He is currently the Managing Director of EnergyLink Services, a multidisciplinary renewable energy and energy efficiency consultancy and project developer that is empowering the environment via the development of solutions that are ultimately helping to transition the world to a low carbon future.

HEAD OF MARKETING & EVENTS

Chris Lasek


With over five years’ experience in the government sector work across varying departments, Chris brings a wealth of knowledge on all things related to government relations and communications.Taking the skills gained from working in the public service and his passion for communications, Chris enjoys looking for elegant and creative ways to communicate the key messages of an organisation to help achieve strategic targets. Having grown up in Australia Chris sought out a way to maintain his connection to Poland and joined the Forum in 2016 and has since been a valued member.

Academically, he has higher degrees in international relations, communications and is currently studying a Graduate Certificate in Law.

NETWORK SUPPORT

Dominik Zielke


Dominik is the Founder and the Director of Global Partners – the software innovation & technology hub. He is a self-motivated and success-driven digital transformation specialist with over 15 years career in IT and sales in a multinational environment. 

Enthusiast of digitally and data-enabled customer engagement, with proven success in directing, leading, and managing projects from concept through completion. Effective at discovering new target audiences and expanding revenues.

MARKETING & EVENTS SUPPORT

Aga Szczesniak


Aga is a Digital Marketing Strategist, Business Consultant and Coach with over 15 years of professional experience, which she gained while living and working in 7 countries. She helps organisations in APAC region to set up and implement marketing strategies to effectively communicate with their customers.

In 2017 she was awarded the title of “Women’s Entrepreneurship Ambassador” for her business achievements in Asia and was invited to co-write the book titled “Business Inspirations of Polish women in the world“. 


NETWORK SUPPORT

Stefania Lasek


Stefania's flourishing career has seen her achievements grow in a concentrated amount of time. Her professional career began in foreign exchange and financial services, though not long after she pivoted into aviation upon winning the 2017 Emirates Scholarship. Now as an Account Executive with Singapore Airlines, Stefania works with respected leaders across the Australian tourism sector, champions industry-leading projects, and is well-versed in commercial and corporate air travel solutions. 

She is passionate about digital innovation and multinational business practices - areas she has immersed herself in through her career, and her six years as a supportive member of PABF. The culmination of her pursuits are further cemented through her current studies of a Master of Commerce, International Trade & Business at Deakin University. 

NETWORK SUPPORT

Lukasz de Pourbaix


Lukasz leads the Lonsec Investment Solutions Pty Limited (LIS) business as Executive Director & Chief Investment Officer. LIS harnesses Lonsec’s broad investment research and construction expertise delivering effective and efficient portfolio solutions to financial advisers. Lukasz is also Chairman of Lonsec’s Asset Allocation Investment Committee and is a member of the Manager Selection and Direct Equities Investment Committees. Lukasz has over 20 years’ industry experience commencing his research career at ING Australia where he was Research Manager. Prior to ING, he worked for BT Investment Management. Lukasz holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree, the CIMA designation and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.


MARKETING & EVENTS SUPPORT

Patrycja Pietrasik


Patrycja graduated with a Master's Degree in Logistics, from University of Lodz. Prior to her arrival in Australia she worked for UPS and Hyundai Polish Division.
In 2018 she moved to Australia and decided to step onto a new path in her professional career and took the highest position in Sydney (at 268m above the sea level) joining the Sydney Tower Eye team as a Skywalk Tour guide. At the same time she has also joined her partner in running his Ballroom and Latin American dance school Retro Dance and Travel agency ITDtravel as the Inbound Coordinator and the Head of Marketing. She is passionate about development of human mind and behaviour as well as the growing role of social media in the modern-day world.





POLISH AUSTRALIAN BUSINESS FORUM INCORPORATED

Contact: engagement@pabf.com.au

Address: Suite 104, Level 1, 109 Oxford Street

Bondi Junction, NSW 2022

ABN: 83 764 115 313

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