Trainers – EY Academy of Business


Our trainers are primarily business practitioners. In our company, however, you do not become a trainer right away. Each candidate must first undergo very intensive training. Until he completes it, he does not teach. Such training can last even up to 6 months.

Marinos Athanassiou

Marinos is the founder of the EY Academy of Business and has been a trainer since 1994.

Rafał Wojciech Bernatek

Rafał has been working with EY Academy of Business since 2013.

Brian Connolly

Brian is a co-founder of the EY Academy of Business and has been providing training courses since 1996.

Dawid Czagan

Founder and CEO of Silesia Security Lab, trainer at EY Academy of Business

Michael Grafnetter

Michael is an expert on Windows Security, Microsoft Azure and PowerShell. He holds a master’s degree in Software Engineering and in early 2021 he was awarded the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional title in the Microsoft Azure Category.

Ewa Hartman, PhD

MBA lecturer, trainer at EY Academy of Business.

Dr. Mike Jankowski-Lorek

Dr. Mike is a solution architect, developer, data scientist and security expert with more than 15 years of experience in the field.

Paula Januszkiewicz

Paula Januszkiewicz is a CEO and Founder of CQURE Inc. and CQURE Academy. She is also Enterprise Security MVP, honorable Microsoft Regional Director for CEE and a world-class cybersecurity expert, consulting Customers all around the world.

Maciej Kocon

Maciej is a graduate of Warsaw School of Economics (M.A. in Finance and Banking) and Aarhus School of Business, Denmark (M.Sc. in Finance and International Business).

Joana Matos

Joana is a trainer and consultant in the field of negotiation and conflict management.

Agnieszka Pabiańska

A licensed tax advisor, trainer at EY Academy of Business.

Michał Rączka

MBA Certified Project Manager. Trainer and consultant at EY Academy of Business.

Witold Rychłowski

Since 2004, Witold has delivered over 100 training projects in negotiation, leadership and managerial skills.

Prof. Dr Remigiusz Smoliński

Dr Smoliński is an experienced negotiation scholar and instructor. He has trained thousands of students and executives.

Bartosz Stawski

A specialist in Thinking Tools in management, a practitioner of Theory of Constraints (TOC) and Systematic Inventive Thinking methodology, trainer at EY Academy of Business