Pawel Gierynski

Paweł joined Abris at inception and is the firm’s Managing Partner. He has more than 20 years of private equity experience and, during this time, has been instrumental in the development of Abris’ activities across CE.

His focus is on structuring and leading an efficient investment practice and building a strong network within regional business communities. His investment philosophy is based on two fundamental ideas: creativity and trust. He believes that making deals is not only about signing bullet-proof contracts but about establishing relationships that will support Abris in building leading businesses across the CE region.

Prior to Abris, Pawel was a Managing Partner at Copernicus Capital, with responsibility for the management of National Investment Funds (mass privatisation programme). Additionally, Pawel has held C-suite positions, including COO of Mostostal Warszawa SA, a Warsaw-listed construction group.

In his personal life, Paweł draws satisfaction from backing multiple charity initiatives, in particular focusing on supporting young Polish artists through helping them find their artistic identity and empowering their ambitions.