Keith Breslauer – President of the Supervisory Board
Chairman of the Supervisory Board. Founder of the Patron Capital Partners Group (1999), managing director at Patron Capital Advisers LLP and investment adviser for Patron Group funds, in charge of all projects of the Patron Capital Partners Group of funds. Keith Breslauer began his profes-sional career in 1987 at Lehman Brothers. In 1993, he transferred to London, where he launched and managed the Principal Finance Group, established to invest Lehman Brothers capital in financial institutions, as well as real property companies and assets located throughout Europe. He also managed or supported investments in assets with a total value exceeding USD 16bn, including a number of investments in property, mortgages and operating businesses (hotels, service companies and mortgage lenders). Moreover, Mr Breslauer has extensive experience in corporate transactions, from mergers and acquisitions, through equity or debt raising, to structured finance. He holds an MBA from the University of Chicago and a Bachelor of Science degree from the New York University School of Business.
Shane Law – Member of the Supervisory Board
Member of the Supervisory Board. Shane Law is the Chief Operating Officer of Patron Capital Advisers LLP (part of the Patron Capital Partners Group of funds), which he joined in 2003. In addition to his role as Chief Operating Officer, Mr Law focuses on the Patron Group’s corporate and equity investments. Before joining Patron Capital Partners, he worked for six years in investment banking, focusing on European mergers, acquisitions and public offerings, and before that he spent three years at Ernst&Young. Mr Law holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the Durham University, and qualified as a Chartered Accountant (ACA) in 1997.
Matthew Edward Utting – Member of the Supervisory Board
Member of the Supervisory Board. Since 2000, Matthew Edward Utting has been the Chief Investment Officer at Patron Capital Advisers LLP. Before that, he had been an analyst for Bank of Nova Scotia, Citibank and Bank of Montreal. He graduated from the University of Waterloo with a Master of Arts in economics and a Bachelor of Arts in applied economics.
Katarzyna Ishikawa – Member of the Supervisory Board
Member of the Supervisory Board. Ms Ishikawa is an attorney and a graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the Jagiellonian University in Kraków. She completed legal training in court and as an attorney. She has worked in the legal profession since 2001, becoming a partner at the Ishikawa, Brocławik, Sajna Adwokaci i Radcowie Prawni sp. p. law firm in 2009. In 2002−2007, she sat on the supervisory board of Call Center Poland SA In 2004−2007, she was an arbitrator at the Warsaw Stock Exchange Court. In 2013−2015, she served as a member of the supervisory board of W.KRUK SA Ms Ishikawa has extensive legal expertise related to real property trade, construction projects and commercialisation of space.
Anna Frankowska – Member of the Supervisory Board
Independent Member of the Supervisory Board. Ms Frankowska is an American attorney and partner at Weil, Gotshal&Manges – Paweł Rymarz Sp. k. She graduated from St. Louis University with a degree of Master of Arts, and earned a title of Juris Doctor from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, in 1990. In July 1990, Anna Frankowska passed the bar examina-tion and was admitted to the Illinois State Bar Association. After graduation, she worked in the banking and finance department at Sidley & Austin, one of the leading US law firms. In July 1991, she started working for a Chicago-based law firm, Altheimer & Gray, in the international transactions and companies department. Since 1996, she has been with the law firm Weil, Gotshal&Manges, specialising in capital market transactions.
Jacek Kseń – Niezależny Członek Rady Nadzorczej
Independent Member of the Supervisory Board. Jacek Kseń has been involved with the financial markets for sev-eral decades. He has spent many years serving on the supervisory boards of such companies as Wydawnictwa Szkolne i Pedagogiczne SA, Polimex-Mostostal SA, AmRest Holdings S.E., Sygnity SA, and NWAI Dom Maklerski SA Currently, he also serves as supervisory board chairman at Nest Bank SA and Caspar Asset Management SA and deputy chairman at Orbis SA He was the Polish operations adviser to a top private equity fund, Advent International. In 1978–1996 he stayed in France, where he worked for three different banks. In 1996–2007, he served as President of the Management Board of Bank Zachodni WBK SA Since 2007 – a sole trader operating through his own consulting practice. A graduate of the Poznań University of Economics, Faculty of Foreign Trade, and Higher School of Planning and Statistics in Warsaw (now the Warsaw School of Economics) (where he completed doctoral studies in international financial markets).