Witold Zatoński

Founding Partner

Prior to co-founding Syrena, between 2007 and 2015, Management Board Member of Warsaw exchange listed GTC responsible for new investment and legal affairs. Areas of responsibility included project acquisition, development, asset management and exits, transaction and financing structuring, as well as supervision of all corporate, legal and stock exchange (IR) related matters. He was directly involved in dozens of projects in Poland and CEE with a total NLA of over 1 million sqm with a GAV of over EUR 2 billion.


Previously, Witold worked as a Senior Associate for Weil, Gotshal and Manges in  New York and Warsaw, focusing on M&A and Capital Markets. He was involved in transactions such as PZU privatization, CEZ acquisitions in Poland, Netia listing on NASDAQ, and disposal of EUR 1bn Polish assets by Casino Group.

Witold holds a LL. M. degree from University of Warsaw(1998) and Columbia  University Law School (1999). He also attended real estate executive courses at Harvard Business School and holds Certificate in English and European Law from Cambridge University and University of Warsaw. Admitted to legal practice in NY (2000) and Poland (2004).


He is fluent in Polish and English, has a working knowledge of German and Russian. Additional interests include history and political science. Committed long distance runner and skier. Married, father of three.