Edgar Kolesnik

Edgar joined Abris in 2014 and brings eight years of professional work experience. At Abris, Edgar has worked on multiple transactions in the industrial, consumer retail, financial services, and infrastructure sectors. Additionally, his focus areas include talent management and the Baltics.

Prior to joining Abris, Edgar worked as a management consultant at Kearney for over seven years, consulting for leading global companies including 10 Fortune 500 companies across various sectors on a wide range of strategic, operational, and organizational issues. He has gained additional experience through roles at Highlander Partners, ING Investment Management, the National Bank of Poland, and the Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania.

In his personal life, Edgar loves sports (i.e. basketball), international relations (followed courses at Warsaw University), and traveling (passion he shares with his family). He is also an active founding member of Next Gen Committee of Polish Private Equity and Venture Capital Association through running organizing events relevant for investment professionals (i.e. leadership series).

Edgar holds an MBA with distinction from INSEAD and completed executive education courses in corporate governance and leadership (i.e. IESE, Harvard Business School). He has a CEMS Master’s degree in International Management (host school: Aalto University School of Business), a Master’s in Finance and Banking and a Bachelor’s in International Relations from Warsaw School of Economics. He is fluent in English, Polish, Lithuanian and Russian.