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President of the Management Board

Przemysław Gdański graduated from the University of Gdańsk (MSc in Economics) and completed a one-year program in international banking and finance at Loughborough University in the UK. He completed the Advanced Management Program at IESE Business School as well as several professional and executive development programs at Harvard Business School, London Business School, the Haas School of Business at the University of California Berkeley, Ashridge–Hult International Business School, HEC, Columbia Business School and INSEAD.

He has 30 years of banking experience. He has worked at banks in Poland and abroad, and from 2006 served on the management boards of banks Calyon (as CEO), BPH, Pekao SA and mBank.

He has been the CEO of BNP Paribas Bank Polska S.A. since November 1, 2017 and serves as Territory Head for all BNP Paribas Group enterprises in Poland.

Since 2019 he has been deputy president of Polish Confederation Lewiatan and a member of the advisory boards of the French–Polish Chamber of Commerce and Digital University. Since 2021 he has served on the management board of the UN Global Compact Network Poland, part of the world’s largest sustainable business initiative. The same year, he became a member of the advisory board of the Faculty of Management at the University of Warsaw and a partner in the prestigious international G100 Denim Club, an organization comprising leaders from the business, corporate and political domains promoting gender parity and equality. He has chaired the council of the BNP Paribas Foundation since 2017.

In 2019 he was named CEO of the Year by The Heart Warsaw for his engagement in promoting digital transformation, and Bank Manager of the Year 2018 by Gazeta Bankowa for outstanding managerial and business achievements. In 2018 he won the title of Digital Shaper from the Digital Poland Foundation for outstanding contribution to digital transformation. He has a proven record of supporting diversity, gender equality and women’s entrepreneurship. In March 2018 he has been awarded Male Champion of Change accolade presented by Success Written with Lipstick Foundation in the recognition of his achievements in advocacy for women and his encouragement of their professional development.

A chess player ranked as a FIDE Master, one of the leading Polish juniors years ago, former president of the Polish Chess Federation.

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