Michał Zwyrtek is a tax advisor, customs agent, co-founder and managing partner of a law firm.
He has been advising and supporting Polish and international business for over 20 years. He works mainly with boards of directors, middle and senior management, C-level executives, entrepreneurs and representatives of local governments and with owners of Polish private and family businesses.
He helps people and organisations to achieve their planned goals by providing competence in business, tax, legal and financial areas. His scientific and business interests include lean and kaizen philosophies and Industry 4.0.
Since September 2022, he has been the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at APA Group - one of the largest Polish companies in the intelligent industrial and building automation industry. He's also Interim CFO in various companies in southern Poland.
Previously, he was a partner and vice-president of the board of directors at the Polish audit and advisory firm UHY ECA, where he was responsible for outsourcing and tax consultancy.
Prior to that, he worked at PwC for nearly 14 years as a director in the legal and tax department. He co-managed the Katowice office and was a leader in legal and tax advisory for the automotive industry in Poland. He was also a member of the advisory team for private and family businesses at PwC.
He is the author of more than 300 articles and online publications. In particular, he cooperates with "Rzeczpospolita", "Dziennik Gazeta Prawna", "Monitor Podatkowy", "Przegląd Podatkowy" and "Nowy Przemysl". He is also a columnist for the Silesian Business portal.
He has been invited as an expert to television and radio programmes. He is also a speaker, panellist and moderator at numerous conferences, including the "European Economic Congress" "European Congress of Small and Medium-sized Companies", "International Economic Forms", "Executive Innovation Forum", as well as "Industry Next".
Since September 2021, he has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Tychy Regional Chamber of Industry and Commerce. He is also a co-founder and chairman of the presidium of the Silesian Business Lodge - a Think Tank created by a group of experienced managers and entrepreneurs from the Silesian Voivodeship.
He cooperates with other scientific and economic organisations, including the Nanonet Foundation, the Regional Chamber of Commerce in Katowice and the Polish Economic Society. He is a member of the tax committee at the Polish-German Chamber of Industry and Commerce.
Michał Zwyrtek holds a master's degree in economics. He graduated from the Department of Strategic and Regional Research at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Economics in Katowice. He also completed the international Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) programme conducted by the Gdansk Foundation for Management Education, the University of Silesia and RSM Erasmus University in Rotterdam. He is a graduate of the Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) and Master of Laws (LL.M.) Magister Legum - "Business Law" studies organised by Collegium Humanum - Warsaw School of Management in partnership with Apsley Business School in London.
Additionally, he has completed over 30 certified business training courses (AgilePM®, PRINCE2®, MoR®, Change Management™, Management 3.0, Design Thinking, PwC BXT, CFA Institute Investment Foundations®, Introduction to ESG).
Michał Zwyrtek joined CBA in Poland as M&A Advisor, Tax Advisor, Customs Broker, and Business Consultant in July 2023.