Our Team

We are a flexible and interdisciplinary team of people believing that a well-defined
goal matched with talent and systematic work brings luck to our investments.

Piotr Banaszkiewicz

 
Professional experience

Piotr Banaszkiewicz

Senior Analyst

Piotr has over 10 years of experience in optimising key processes and corporate management, gained working for General Electric (GE), where he had an opportunity to work, for instance, on sale of NBC Universal.  He was responsible, for over 2 years, for inorganic growth (mainly M&A) of all GE Group industrial branches in Central and Eastern Europe.

Piotr is a graduate of the Warsaw School of Economics.

Grzegorz Bielowicki

 
Professional experience

Grzegorz Bielowicki

Founder and Managing Partner

Grzegorz Bielowicki is a member of the investment committee of the funds managed by Tar Heel Capital. He started his career working for US entrepreneurs  investing in Poland. He was a lecturer at Kozminski University in Warsaw.  Then, for seven years he was a shareholder and the President of the Board of Vos Logistics Polska Sp. z o.o. (formerly Euroad).  After selling Euroad to an industry investor in 2003, he established Tar Heel Capital.

Grzegorz graduated with distinction from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business (MBA), and earlier from the Faculty of Management at the University of Warsaw – also with distinction.  He holds a licence of an aircraft pilot.

Rafał Dobrowolski

 
Professional experience

Rafał Dobrowolski

Portfolio Manager, Tar Heel Global Innovation Closed-End Investment Fund

During his entire professional career he dealt with investments in innovative companies listed all over the world. For 5 years he managed funds such as PKO Technology and Innovation Global orPKO Innovative Companies Global CIF , which became the largest mandate of this type in Poland offering consequently attractive rates of return.  The funds’ assets in 2016 exceeded 200 million EUR.

Formerly, Rafał was also an Equity Analyst at PKO TFI S.A., where he specialised in technology, media, telecommunication sectors, as well as SMEs, both Polish and foreign. Rafał holds international titles of CFA – Chartered Financial Analyst, CAIA – Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst and an Polish Investment Advisor licence.

Agnieszka Dyszczyk

 
Professional experience

Agnieszka Dyszczyk

Office Manager

Agnieszka is responsible for the legal and office-related support of Tar Heel Capital group.

She has a degree in international relations from the Warsaw School of Economics and completed a postgraduate course in law in practice for managers at Kozminski University.

Tomasz Firczyk

 
Professional experience

Tomasz Firczyk

Managing Partner

Tomasz Firczyk is a member of the investment committee of the funds managed by Tar Heel Capital. He has 15 years of private equity investments experience. Tomasz worked in and supervised financial departments in such companies as Polpharma Warszawa, Vos Logistics Polska Sp. z o.o. or BDO Polska.

He holds a certified auditor licence.  Tomasz graduated from the Cracow University of Economics.

Aneta Gadomska

 
Professional experience

Aneta Gadomska

Management Board Assistant

Aneta gained her experience during various internships and student placements, e.g. at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. She is a graduate of international relations at the University of Warsaw.

Hubert Gębala

 
Professional experience

Hubert Gębala

Investment Vice-Director

Hubert started his professional career in the transaction consultancy department at KPMG and Trigon. For many years he was associated with Central Europe Trust, a consultancy company, where he assisted Polish clients from the broadly defined manufacturing sector with business process optimization, evaluation of investment projects and equity transactions.

Hubert graduated from two faculties (finance and banking and marketing and management) at the Warsaw School of Economics. He was also a student of the University of Groningen in the Netherlands.

Maciej Ilwicki

 
Professional experience

Maciej Ilwicki

Associate

Maciej started his professional career in Carlsberg Group, holding positions from a Financial Analyst to Business Controller in the field of production, logistics and corporate controlling. Later, he managed the controlling department in Eurocash Group companies, being responsible for: Delikatesy Centrum, Petrol, Horeca. Before joining the Fund, he carried out consultancy projects for companies (retail and wholesale trade, clothing industry, production).  He restructured a chain of Drogeria Natura stores in the capacity of the Vice-President of the Board and Financial Director.

Maciej graduated from the Finance and Banking Department at the Warsaw School of Economics, and passed ACCA exams.

Jakub Mazurek

 
Professional experience

Jakub Mazurek

Analyst

Before joining THC, Jakub worked for PKP Intercity as the Head of the Corporate Supervision, where he was responsible for preparation and implementation of restructuring programmes and strategies for PKP Intercity subsidiaries, day-to-day reporting and corporate supervision.  Before that, he worked for BRE Bank and The Boston Consulting Group.

Jakub holds degrees from the Warsaw School of Economics and Wrocław University of Economics.

Jacek Przybył

 
Professional experience

Jacek Przybył

Associate

Jacek gained his experience in an Australian investment bank, Macquarie in London, where he worked as a Financial Analyst and as a consultant at the Warsaw office of EY Corporate Finance, advising clients on infrastructural projects. Before joining the Fund, he was a Senior Financial Analyst in the investment banking department in mBank group.

Jacek is a graduate of the London School of Economics and Political Science and University of Essex.

Andrzej Różycki

 
Professional experience

Andrzej Różycki

Managing Partner

Andrzej Różycki is a member of the investment committee of the funds managed by Tar Heel Capital. He has over 10 years’ experience in private equity investments and overseeing IPOs and SPOs in the capital market.

He advised companies of various sizes on how to arrange capital via public offerings and private placements, and how to best communicate with institutional investors, as part of his company InnerValue. Andrzej holds a degree in finance and accounting (specialising in corporate finance) from the Warsaw School of Economics.

Piotr Skoneczny

 
Professional experience

Piotr Skoneczny

Senior Analyst

Piotr worked at global investment banks, Morgan Stanley and Nomura, advising on mergers and acquisitions. Before joining THC, he worked at Darby Overseas – a private equity fund operating within Franklin Templeton Investments – where he was responsible for the CEE region.

Piotr graduated from the Finance and Accounting Department of the Warsaw School of Economics.