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.

Alicja Biernat

As a trainer, she has been working with the EY Academy of Business for several years, providing training on the topics of labor law, bullying and discrimination.

Kamil Brzózka

Trainer at EY Academy of Business. Certified FRIS® Trainer.

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

Bartłomiej Dębek

Trainer at EY Academy of Business since 2017. He provides training on International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), the Accounting Act, ACCA, internal audit and finance for non-financial professionals.

Katarzyna Gołąb-Levai

Katarzyna applies her experience in delivering training courses on International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

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.

Maciej Grątkowski

UX Designer, Product Design Manager, Design Consultant, EY Academy of Business trainer.

Ewa Hartman, PhD

MBA lecturer, trainer at EY Academy of Business.

Balazs Horvath

Balazs is an expert in both predictive and adaptive project management and has taught more than 2,000 participants in in-house and open courses.

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.

Tomasz Kaciun

Financier with international experience.

Hind Khettouch

A skilled communicator and project manager with extensive international experience.

Maciej Kocon

Consultant and trainer specialising in risk management, financial markets and financial instrument accounting.

George Koutroupis

A commercially aware and versatile engaging GRI Certified Sustainability Professional.

Artem Kovtun

Artem provides IFRS training courses and courses preparing for selected ACCA exams.

Martinos Martoudes

Martinos has been working with the EY Academy of Business since 1996.

Joana Matos

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

Jamie Melrose

PHD Doctor of Philosophy.

Ewelina Oleska-Romaniuk

Chief Accountant, Accounting and Tax Manager, ACCA (F1-F9), member of International Fiscal Association, Tax Advisor with 10 years of experience.

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.

Karolina Safaryn-Girulska

Experienced Manager, Business Trainer, Coach and HR practitioner.

George Skordis


Prof. Dr Remigiusz Smoliński

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

Georgia Sophocleous

She provides training courses in selected subjects of the ACCA Qualification, CFA, LCCI and postgraduate programmes.

Bartosz Stawski

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

Wioletta Szendała

Trainer and certified accountant associated with EY Academy of Business since 2015.

Monika Viwegier

Monika applies her professional experience, including leading projects, teams, and implementation projects, to training courses delivered at the EY Academy of Business.

Grzegorz Ziółkowski

Experienced tax advisor for the TMT sector. Expert in co-sourcing the tax function.

Agnieszka Zygmunt

UX Researcher and Service Designer with experience in Industrial Design, EY Academy of Business trainer.