Team members

Michal Radziwill


Bruno Dunkel


Joanna Wardzinska

Monika Czerwinska

Francesco Grieco

Valérie Valente

Laurence May

Ana Prado

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Michał Radziwiłł graduated from the Economics and Finance Department at Institut d’Etudes Politiques – Sciences Po (Paris) in 1991 and from the Department of Applied Linguistics at Warsaw University in 1988. Michał has a wide experience in various areas of finance and audit. He is bilingual Polish/French, fluent in English, Russian and German. He worked for audit firms (Deloitte & Touche and Mazars) as well as international corporations. Michał joined TISE in 2000.

Since 2006 Michał has actively contributed to the creation of CoopEst and the development of its investment activity. Simultaneously to the duties of Chairman of the Executive Committee of CoopEst he holds the position of General Manager of TISE SA (Warsaw).

Native in Polish and French, Michał speaks English, Russian, German and Italian. 

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Bruno is member of CoopEst Executive Committee since the start of the company in 2007 and was also closely involved with the investors negotiation preceding the launch of CoopEst.

Bruno has 18 years of experience in SME financing and service support at European level. His experience is mainly focused to equity and long term investment for cooperatives and social enterprises. He has extensive and successful track record of investments across a broad range of sectors as well as in the sector of microfinance. Beside CoopEst he was also involved in the creation or transformation of other financial instruments for the Social Economy sector throughout the European Union.

Bruno holds a Degree in Economics from the Université Libre de Bruxelles and studied also Politics and European Studies at the Ludwig Maximilian Universität in Munich.

Native in French, Bruno speaks German, English and Italian.

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Joanna Wardzińska graduated from Warsaw University of Technology (Faculty of Fine Mechanics). She has a wide experience in finance and banking, in particular in assessment of investment projects, venture capital, and SME and NGO financing.

From 1980 to 1990 Joanna worked in the Regional Hospital in Ciechanów, where she held the position of operational director. Till 1994 she was directing the Department of Regional Economic Development in the Local Government Office in Ciechanów, where he worked on the privatization of state enterprises.

From 1994 to 1996, when launching TISE as a venture capital fund, Joanna, CEO, build an investment portfolio of 15 SMEs. From 1996 to 2007 Joanna worked in BISE bank as member of the management board (Vice-Chairwoman as of 2002). She was responsible for sales and networking, product development for NGOs and business clients, cooperation with the guarantee funds, lending policies of the Bank, acquiring refinancing lines, cooperation with the World Bank for the financing of local governments, and with the Council of Europe Development Bank on financing the development of SMEs.

From 2007 to 2009 Joanna was member of the management board. Since 2009 she acts as Vice-Chairwoman of TISE. 

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Monika holds a Master Degree in Management from SGGW (Warsaw University of Life Sciences) and in European Studies from SGH (Warsaw School of Economics). Immediately after her studies she started working for TISE, a Polish loan fund for SMEs and NGOs. She is responsible for preparing external funding applications, including the JEREMIE initiative and social economy financing. In 2007 she joined CoopEst, where she takes part in the due diligences and the portfolio monitoring. 

Native Polish, Monika speaks English and French.

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Laurence joined Inpulse as Risk and Compliance Manager in July 2017.For 30 years, Laurence has been developing a wide range of experience, in particular in Finance and Compliance. After a first experience of eight years at Cabinet Mazars as a financial auditor, she joined the Finance Department of Credit Lyonnais. In 2002, she joined Caisse d’Epargne Group, as member of the Board of Caisse d’Epargne Ouest, in charge of Finance and Risks. In 2007, she became the Chief Compliance Officer of BPCE Group. She launched the Compliance practice in BPCE Group. As member of the Board of BPCE, she spearheaded the liaison with various regulatory bodies. In 2013, she built from the ground up Natixis Bank in Belgium. Laurence graduated from HEC Paris and is a certified accountant. Native in French, Laurence speaks German and English.

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Ana joined Inpulse as Project Officer in 2017. Formerly worked at the Mexican Embassy to Belgium and Luxembourg in Brussels. In Mexico, worked for one year at the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit, analyzing agricultural projects for investment. She holds a licentiate degree in economics from the ITAM (Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México) and a postgraduate master degree in Microfinance from the Solvay Brussels School of Economics & Management. Ana speaks Spanish, English and French fluently.