Our Team

„Ten, kto pokonuje swoje pragnienia jest odważniejszy niż ten, który pokonuje swoich wrogów, ponieważ najtrudniejszym zwycięstwem jest zwycięstwo nad samym sobą”.

Piotr Olszówka,
Linking Foundiation President,
Sales manager, coach and social relations specialist

Piotr Olszówka

Linking Foundiation President,
Sales manager, coach and social relations specialist

Sales manager, coach and social relations specialist. He successfully managed sales teams in Poland for the American concern KImberly Clark, a leader in the FMCG industry. For many years he built the market and dealt with operational management for the courier tycoon of UPS.

Sociologist, MBA studies in General Management -University of Economics in Krakow.

The founder and president of the Foundation for the Support of Local Ties “Linking Foundation”, he also actively works for the “Association of Big Families 3 Plus” and “Association Institute of Social Law”, from the level of the Foundation Council supports the work of the “Pro Patria Semper Foundation”.

Stanisław Iwan
IT and digital business specialist

Stanisław Iwan

IT and digital business specialist with a background in operational management, business planning and project management.

A proven leader in establishing business, staffing and motivating employees. Works collaboratively with key stakeholders to define, deliver and constantly review the product experience. Executive MBA graduate from Stockholm University. R&D manager in various technological projects co-funded by EU funds. Experienced in training and motivating people in various non-profit projects dedicated to women and youths, especially involving business digital transformation, e-commerce and marketing.

Stanisław Alwasiak
Project development and social innovation practitioner and manager

Stanisław Alwasiak

Project development and social innovation practitioner and manager.

He implemented several projects supporting migrants from Ukraine coming to Poland. It includes support for migrant integration efforts, language and entrepreneurial skills development and social integration efforts. It included e-learning, training, workshops and building educational tools for migrants. Stanislaw has over 15 years of experience in EU funded e.g. Erasmus but also USAID, World Bank and international sponsored projects execution in Poland, Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia. He was engaged into development of the social innovation supporting women education using ICT in the National Program of Social Innovation, Youth Development and European cooperation efforts. He is focused on social innovation linking business development, public funding and civic activism and pro bono efforts.

Krzysztof Kunc
Product Designer,
UX Specialist

Krzysztof Kunc

Product Designer and UX Specialist in the field of interaction and user interface design.

He gained many years of experience in the IT industry in designing and project management, among others in Onet.pl, where he was the Head of Web Architect & Design Studio for many years, and in Barcelona in the Intercom Group, where he managed marketing projects. For several years he has been working in the gaming industry, where he is involved in managing game projects and gaming-related products. A graduate of the Jagiellonian University in the field of Scientific Information.

Co-founder of the project of social integration of Poles in Catalonia – PoloniaBarcelona.pl operating in cooperation with the Polish Consulate in Barcelona.

Katarzyna Pilch

Principal Investigator, Research Assistant and Peer-Reviewer, Project manager

Master of Philosophy in Education (Arts, Creativity & Education) from University of Cambridge, BA in Cognitive Science from University of Southern California. Experienced in educational and cultural projects: The Fitzwilliam Museum (Cambridge), Joint Educational Project – JEP (Los Angeles). Research Assistant, Peer-Reviewer and Principal Investigator.

Katarzyna Smolińska

Office Manager