Joanna Kowalska - Szymczak
Prior to joining Syrena, between 2012 and 2015 Investment Director of Kulczyk Silverstein Properties. Areas of responsibility included new investments, divestments and asset management of properties owned by Kulczyk Silverstein Properties in Warsaw and Kulczyk Real Estate Holding throughout Poland. Previously, between 2000 and 2012 Joanna worked for international real estate consultancy DTZ in Warsaw and in London, where she was Investment and Development Director for Poland between 2009 and 2012. Joanna advised multiple international and local investors, developers and corporates on their real estate investment and asset management strategies in Poland, across all major asset classes.
Joanna holds MA from Warsaw University (1999), a Postgraduate Diploma in Property Valuation and Management from Sheffield Hallam University (2002) and a Postgraduate Diploma in Property Valuation from Warsaw University of Technology (2004). Joanna has been a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors since 2004.
Joanna is fluent in Polish and in English. Additional interests include urban planning and architecture, consumer trends, modern art and design, classical music.