Griffin Capital Partners is strengthening its leading position in the private equity and real estate markets in CEE by expanding its team of professionals. Klara Dyjas and Karol Podgórski have joined the investment department, both as Associate Investments, while Mikołaj Pilarski, Senior Financial Controller, and Joanna Glinka, Junior Financial Analyst, have joined the finance department.
Klara Dyjas specializes in financial analysis and controlling. As Associate Investments at Griffin Capital Partners, she is responsible for developing the Life Spot and Hymon platforms. Prior to joining the company, she has gained professional experience at the international consulting firm EY, as well as at the Frankfurt office of Deloitte. She also worked as a financial controller at Frisco.pl. Klara holds a bachelor's degree in management from Bayes Business School (formerly Cass Business School) and a master's in accounting and finance from Imperial College London.
Karol Podgórski is an Associate Investments at Griffin Capital Partners, specializing in financial analysis and investments. Prior to joining the company, he worked at Polski Fundusz Rozwoju gathering experience in transactions related to the infrastructure sector. He was also responsible for the portfolio company in leisure segment, focusing on value creation and implementation of the investment program. Before PFR, he gained professional experience in valuation departments at Big Four companies. Karol holds a Master’s degree in Finance and Accounting from Warsaw School of Economics. He is currently pursuing CFA qualifications to become a Chartered Financial Analyst.
Mikołaj Pilarski is an expert in finance and accounting. As Senior Financial Controller, he is involved in covering the financial matters of Bauwert, a German developer. He has gained professional experience at the international consulting firm Deloitte, where he was responsible for auditing companies operating among others in the real estate sector. He also worked as a financial controller at Hines, one of the world's largest private real estate investors and managers. He graduated from Kozminski University with a degree in finance and accounting.
Joanna Glinka is a specialist in finance and accounting. As Junior Financial Analyst at Griffin Capital Partners, she carries out tasks supporting the development of the European Logistics Investment (ELI) logistics platform. Prior to joining Griffin, her professional experience included international firms such as KPMG, Mazars, Roedl providing audit, tax and advisory services, where she participated in the audit of local and international companies in various industries. She is a graduate of finance and accounting with a specialisation in accounting and auditing at the University of Warsaw.