Jan is the current President of the Polish Business Society, who organised the Forum last year as a Logistics Officer.
A second-year BSc Philosophy and Economics student with a soft spot for all discussions, he is an active member of the student community, a keen tennis player, and a registered Red Cross Volunteer.
Having completed an internship in investment banking, Jan now aims to explore opportunities within venture capital and consulting and is a member of the BCG Star League.
If not for his studies, you would find him trekking in the summer, skiing in the winter, and reading books all-year round.
Maria Minkiewicz is a second-year law student at the LSE. During the last forum she served as a Media Officer, while this year she is the Vice-President responsible for sponsorship deals.
Maria believes taking Spanish as a part of her degree was the best decision ever and also works hard to be able to order coffee in French by the end of the year.
Emilia is a second-year Law student at LSE. After last year’s Polish Economic Forum edition, during which she served as a Logistics, Sponsorship and Media Officer, Emilia is now proud to be the Vice-President of the Society. Apart from that, Emilia is actively involved in the LSE SU Investment Society and expresses great interest in IT Law. In her free time, you can find her reading a book in her beloved garden or on a spontaneous journey.
Paulina is a third-year law student at the LSE. In the society, she serves the role of the Secretary as well as leads the Media Team responsible for media strategy of this year’s Forum. She’s interested in Information Technology Law as well as Corporate Insolvency. After completing her studies at LSE, she is hoping to do a business related master. In her free time, she enjoys live concerts, traveling and playing tennis
Michał is the acting Treasurer, taking care of all financial dealings of the Society. A second-year Law student with a particular interest in technology’s influence on society at large, and its interplay with philosophy and politics. In his spare time, Michał actively familiarises all within his reach with what he perceives as the ‘unique’ Polish culture.
Krzysztof is a final-year Law student at LSE, born and raised in Warsaw, where he completed International Baccalaureate Programme. After organizing the 7th edition of LSE SU Polish Economic Forum last year as Co-President of the Society, he now acts as a Chairman, providing support to the current executive committee. In addition, being the President of the Federation of Polish Student Societies in the UK, he helps to organize other student conferences and develops his own projects. His interests revolve around IT law and data protection. He is dedicated to practicing boxing and other martial arts, and is a qualified VDWS Windsurfing instructor
Wojciech originates from Jadachy, a small town located in Subcarpathian voivodship. At the age of 16, he attained a scholarship from HMC (Headmasters and Headmistress Conference) and completed his secondary education at New Hall School, Chelmsford. Last June, he graduated from LSE with a First Class Honours Degree in Law. Throughout his final year of studies, he acted as Co-President of the LSE Polish Business Society and organized the LSE Polish Economic Forum 2018. His greatest passions are organ music, philosophy, belles-lettres, didactics and human psychology. Currently, he realizes his dream by pursuing a career in educational consulting and acting as an entrepreneur in education-related business
Originally from Kraków, Poland, Marta holds an undergraduate degree in Journalism and Media Studies from the University of Warsaw, and she currently pursues MSc in Gender, Media and Culture at LSE. She is hoping to stay and work in her beloved London after finishing her master and in the future challenge herself to do a Ph.D.
Iga is a first-year history and international relationship student from Warsaw. Her main interests include international politics and history. Although she is not completely certain as to her future profession, in the days to come, she plans on successfully completing her undergraduate degree at LSE as well as devoting her time to developing her skills in the sector of political journalism.
Julia Siemek is a first-year Social Anthropology student. In the future, she is planning to work in PR or marketing field and she would love to combine it with her great interest in culture and art. In her free time, Julia enjoys reading about the history of the 20th century and practising yoga.
Jagna is a first-year law student, proudly coming from Cracow. Her plans for future are still a blurred vision, but she considers practising international law or commiting herself to work in public sector/non-governmental organisations. She is passionate about politics, food & film.
Alexander Novak holds a bachelor degree in Law and is now undertaking an MSc in Law & Accounting, after which he would like to pursue a career within financial institutions. In his spare time, he enjoys football and tennis.
Marisa Korpała is a first-year student of Management at the LSE. She graduated from the 2SLO high school in Warsaw with an interest in economics, finance, and debate, which even took her to the Harvard MUN conference in Beijing. As a member of the Women in Business society and the Consultancy society, she became involved in business consulting, which she intends to pursue as a career. In the PBS she is a sponsorship officer. Aside from academia, Marisa enjoys skiing and lately, as a member of the Swing Dance society, Lindy Hop
Malwina is a second-year law student at the London School of Economics. She is passionate about international law and international protection of human rights, and she even reads European Journal of International Law for fun. In her free time, Malwina is a keen MUNer who represented Team LSE at Harvard World MUN in Panama.Outside of her studies, she finds pleasure in traveling, learning french and exploring new cafés in London.
Sonia is a first-year Economics and Social Policy student at LSE. She’s hoping to become an entrepreneur after completing her degree. Outside of her studies Sonia enjoys reading, playing tennis and travelling.
Jakub is studying Politics and Economics. He is interested in development policy, technology applications, and all things interdisciplinary. Jakub enjoys traveling, concerts, and other cultural activities.
Jan is a first-year history and international relations student. In the free time he enjoys literature, music, boxing, tennis and having good time with his friends.
Alexander van der Meij is studying for a Masters degree in Management. In the near future, he sees himself in consulting, but after that, wherever the wind takes him. In his free time, Alex enjoys reading classic literature, travelling and going out with his friends
Aleksander Ksiazek is a first-year student of Management at the LSE. He graduated from the Aiglon College high school in Chesières, Switzerland with an interest in business management. During last year Alex did a gap year which he spent on gathering experience in the automotive, finance and real estate industries- working for Jaguar Land Rover and EY. In the PBS he holds the position of the Logistics Officer. Aside from academia, Alex enjoys long distance cycling, investing and traveling to 3rd world countries. After LSE Aleksander plans to do a masters in the US, later work in the private equity/ investment banking for 2-3 years in the US, UK or Poland. His final goal is to come back to his origin country and become an entrepreneur.
BSc Social Policy student. Her plans for the future concentrate on not decaying intellectually, sustaining a passion for learning and converting it into something socially useful. She introduces herself as a retired synchronized swimmer interested in cinematography and selective branches of law.
PBS. He aims to pursue a career in consultancy and investment after graduating from BSc Management at LSE.
Currently first year on BA Geography. Future plans would probably resolve around finance, I have a particular interest in the investment banking division.
Natalia Słomian is a first-year undergraduate student at LSE. She studies Accounting and Finance and plans to pursue a career in corporate finance or consulting. Apart from an interest in economics, business, and finance, she is passionate about social geography, art and water sports.
Serving as the Head of Marketing, Ksenia will lead the team responsible for the marketing strategy of this year’s Forum, from registration to contact with guests. On the daily, Ksenia is an undergraduate BSc student in the LSE Department of Government. Within her degree, she mainly deals with public and economic policy, political theory and philosophy of the social sciences and morals. She is also a member of the LSE Investment Research Group and the LSE Undergraduate Political Review, and a Star League and Project Support fellow in BCG Warsaw. She enjoys literature and history, foreign languages and travelling.
Szymon was raised in Warsaw where he completed IB Diploma programme at Batory High School. He is our very own UCL representative, actively involved in LSE Polish Business Society. At UCL, Szymon does an interdisciplinary degree in Arts and Sciences where he majors in economics. He does some maths and coding too. Szymon might have a scientific mind but he definitely has an artistic soul. He used to tell stories with the means of movement. Lights, audience and stage fuelled him and his academic curiosity. Not neglecting his artistic passions, Szymon is pursuing a career in business. He completed Summer Internship programme at Allianz and he is currently working for The Boston Consulting Group as a Project Support Officer. In the future, Szymon wants to acquire MBA qualifications and solve challenging business issues around the world.
MSc in Political Economy of Europe
Joanna is interested in exploring the intertwined nature of Politics and Economics and focuses on analysing these in the European context. Some of her favourite areas of study include Political Transition and Economic Development in Central and Eastern Europe, as well as Interest Representation and Economic Policymaking. Studying at LSE enables her to get ‘to know the causes of things’ and at present, she is determined to engage with the academic debate and further explore the causes and consequences of Brexit.
Proudly representing the capital of Subcarpathian Voivodeship, Michał is in the first year of BSc Mathematics, Statistics, and Business at LSE. Given the financial background he has, with a completed summer internship at financial advisory firm CAG in Warsaw, Michał is torn between the career paths of data science and finance, exploring opportunities that would fit him perfectly. He devotes most of his free time to reading about physics and new technologies, dreaming about his own venture capital fund, complaining about London’s light pollution and if it’s winter – skiing.
Zuzanna Palion is a first-year BSc in Mathematics and Economics student vividly discovering links and limitations of the two disciplines. She sees her future career somewhere in the financial sector, embracing its sustainability and positive impact on the world’s growth while making use of her strong quantitative skills. She deepens her interests in the field as a member of the Investment Society’s MacroVenture.
Her personality was shaped by her active participation in the European Youth Parliament (EYP) events where she empowered groups of students to learn about Europe’s development challenges. Having organized multiple TEDxKatowice prelections, she pursues her love for a good TED talk fundraising money for the upcoming TEDxLSE Conference.
In her free time, Zuza enjoys either thick brushstrokes of paint on canvas or gusts of wind on a sailing boat. She cannot possibly walk the street without taking the break to appreciate its architecture.
Amelia is a second-year BSc Management student. At LSE, she is also an active member of the LSESU Fashion Society, where she is the Vice President. Outside of university, Amelia enjoys traveling, and has already visited 51 countries.
Jan is a first-year student of BSc in Finance, the first Pole in the three-year-old history of the degree. After graduation he would like to pursue a career in strategic consulting and investment banking. In his free time he explores jazz-funk, plays badminton and passionately debates about economics.
Julia Jasińska studies MSc in EU Politics. She is fascinated by the UK’s changing relationship with the EU and its impact on the European public and private sectors. Besides that, she analyses the influence of interest representation, transparency, and communication on the EU’s accountability.
In the future, Julia would like to combine these passions by working in political risk and consulting or strategic communications.
Konstanty is a first year BSc MSB student at the LSE. During his gap year, he worked as a software developer for a Warsaw-based lodging industry startup and an analyst for the Poland Asia Research Centre. At the PBS he is a member of the Research Unit. He is also a part of the Datatonic Industry Mentorship Programme team at the Machine Learning society and the VP of Infrastructure at the Computational Social Science society.
Marcin is a first year student of BSc Geography with Economics. He is particularly interested in the power dynamics of the Middle East and entrepreneurship in developing countries. His perfect morning involves a sweet breakfast, cup of coffee and good jazz song.
Mikolaj is an LLM student specialising in public international law. He developed his critical faculties at the University of Glasgow, earning an LLB degree in 2018. When not engaged in investigating the regimes of global injustice and the mechanisms generating inequality, he indulges in historical fiction or literary criticism.
Aleksander is a first year BSc MSB student at the LSE and the Head of LSE PBS Startup Challenge 2019. During his gap year, he worked as an assistant to Prof. Zbigniew Pełczyński as well as an intern at the Poland Asia Research Centre and the Polish Embassy in Beijing. His main areas of interest cover investments in technology and computer science.
Aga is a Master’s in Management student at LSE. She graduated with a First Class degree in law from the University of Dundee with an exchange year in Spain. Aga is interested in consultancy and currently a team leader of a project for the London Strategy Group, a pro-bono student consultancy. She is passionate about networking and public speaking, which she mastered at the meetings of the Toastmasters club.
Aleksandra is a MSc Accounting and Finance student at LSE and graduate of International Business. Completing a summer internship in accounting and law firm in Philippines and taking Finacial Reporting class at LSE, Aleksandra has developed her interest in financial reporting standards and she plans to gain ACCA qualification after she graduates. In her free time she enjoys travelling and learning foreign languages.
Jakub is a second-year student of BSc Economics. He is particularly interested in creating quantitative models and in his future career he plans to apply econometrics and machine learning to solve industry problems.
Olga is a first year Politics and Philosophy student at LSE. She was born and raised in Poznań, Poland and studied Philosophy for a year in Wrocław before beginning her undergraduate degree at LSE. Olga is interested in philosophy and literature and in the future she would like to combine her carreer with writing.
Zoe is a second year student of Public Relations & Advertising BA at University of Westminster. Particularly interested in creative planning, she took over the role of this years LSE PBS Graphic Designer.