Speakers

Keynote speakers

Günter Verheugen

Günter Verheugen

former European Commissioner for Enlargement (1999-2004)
Samuel Burke

Samuel Burke

News Anchor and Business and Technology Correspondent, CNN
Peter Stracar

Peter Stracar

President and CEO, GE Europe
Olga Grygier-Siddons

Olga Grygier-Siddons

CEO, PwC Central and Eastern Europe

Helena Schweiger

Helena Schweiger

Associate Director, Senior Economist, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
Philip ter Woort

Philip ter Woort

Director, Head of Business Development, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Roundtable speakers

Peter Stracar

Peter Stracar

President and CEO, GE Europe
Olga Grygier-Siddons

Olga Grygier-Siddons

CEO, PwC Central and Eastern Europe
Ana Maria Mihaescu

Ana Maria Mihaescu

Non Executive Director, Raiffeisen Romania, Medlife
Andrew Wrobel

Andrew Wrobel

Founding Partner & Head of Content Strategy and Publishing

Anne-Marie Martin

Anne-Marie Martin

Chief Executive, Council of British Chambers in Europe (COBCOE)
Armen Avak Avakian

Armen Avak Avakian

CEO, Business Armenia
Avinash Vashistha

Avinash Vashistha

Chairman and CEO, Tholons Inc
Borislav Banovic

Borislav Banovic

Montenegrin Ambassador in the UK

Branko T. Nešković

Branko T. Nešković

Bosnian Ambassador in the UK
Daniel Bilak

Daniel Bilak

Director, Ukraine Invest
Eleanor Winn

Eleanor Winn

Head of EMEA, Sourcing Industry Group (tbc)
Eszter Szabó

Eszter Szabó

President, Women/Business/Angels

Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky

Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky

Ambassador of Hungary, Embassy of Hungary
Małgorzata Marek

Małgorzata Marek

Corporate Responsibility Team Leader, CEE, PwC
Martin Oxley

Martin Oxley

Director, Retail Futures, IORMA
Paula Kennedy-Garcia

Paula Kennedy-Garcia

Vice President, Market Lead EMEA CEU, Convergys

Paweł Tomczuk

Paweł Tomczuk

Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, Coinfirm Ltd.
Renatas Norkus

Renatas Norkus

Lithuanian Ambassador in the UK
Richard Stephens

Richard Stephens

Emerging Europe Awards Director
Róbert Ésik

Róbert Ésik

President, Hungarian Investment Promotion Agency (tbc)

Róbert Šimončič

Róbert Šimončič

CEO, Slovak Investment and Trade Development Agency (tbc)
Tamar Beruchashvili

Tamar Beruchashvili

Georgian Ambassador in the UK
Tom Quigley

Tom Quigley

CEO, Emerging Europe Alliance for Business Services, Innovation and Technology
Tony Housh

Tony Housh

Chairman, American Chamber of Commerce in Poland

Vladimir Vano

Vladimir Vano

Group Economist/Head of Communications for Slovakia, CentralNic Group PLC
Wiktor Doktór

Wiktor Doktór

CEO, Pro Progressio
Zdenko Lucić

Zdenko Lucić

Managing Director, Agency for Investments and Competitiveness (AIK Croatia)

Contributors

Antoaneta Ivanova

Antoaneta Ivanova

President, Association for Education Mladiinfo International
Daily Lehtmets

Daily Lehtmets

Head of Marketing Bureau, City of Tallinn
Elida Mantulova

Elida Mantulova

Deputy Director of Administration, Klaipėda City Municipality
Epidamn Zeqo

Epidamn Zeqo

Director of Strategic Planning, City of Tirana

Ewa Kaucz

Ewa Kaucz

President of the Board, Wroclaw Agglomeration Development Agency
Jaroslav Likhachevskiy

Jaroslav Likhachevskiy

CEO, Deepdee
Joanna Galecka

Joanna Galecka

HR Manager & Team Spirit, Social Wolves
Katarzyna Sobocińska

Katarzyna Sobocińska

Deputy Director of Investor Relations Department, City of Poznan

Larisa Hovannisian

Larisa Hovannisian

Founder & CEO, Teach For Armenia
Mariusz Sagan

Mariusz Sagan

Head of Strategy and Investor Services Department, City of Lublin
Max Gerbut

Max Gerbut

CEO, PassivDom
Nermin Muzur

Nermin Muzur

President, Tourism Association of Sarajevo Canton

Pavel Chovanec

Pavel Chovanec

Acting Director of Division of Investment, Czech Invest
Tomáš Koniar

Tomáš Koniar

Executive Director, Bratislava Tourist Board