Team

Piotr Płocharski |

Piotr Płocharski

A business communications expert with 25 years of industry experience. Formerly a managing director at SPIN Communications. Previously involved in the advertising (Young & Rubicam) and media (Multichoice Filmnet, Bertelsmann) industries. Piotr holds degrees from University of Warsaw’s faculties of Economic Sciences and Journalism and Political Science.

A change management and crisis communication expert, whose reputation management knowledge and experience has been utilized by some of the largest Polish and global corporations (including Telekomunikacja Polska, Provident Polska, BRE Bank and Philip Morris).

Przemysław Mitraszewski |

Przemysław Mitraszewski

Co-founder of Lighthouse Consultants. Expert in the field of information management in crisis situations. He has successfully executed over 350 crisis management projects including financial fraud, employee accidents, mobbing accusations, sexual harassment and blackmail.

Author of publications on crisis situation management and „Crisis Management Approach Process” – a method of preparation to crisis management. He has advised such companies as BRE Bank, BMW, BZWBK, Orange, PKN ORLEN, PZU, T-Mobile.

Member of the Public Relations Consultancies Association Council, juror in the Golden Clips (Złote Spinacze) awards. He teaches crisis management at SWPS University, Poznań University of Economics and Gdańsk University of Technology. A graduate of Warsaw University of Technology and Warsaw School of Economics.

Jarosław Bańda |

Jarosław Bańda

A corporate communications expert specializing in strategic communications planning. He combines client-side experience with a background in communication consulting. At Lighthouse Consultants, Jarek focuses on advising energy and financial industry clients.

Prior to joining Lighthouse Consultants, he was a Deputy General Manager at Edelman Polska where his clients included PKO BP, Allianz Bank, Coca-Cola, 3M, Shell, Vattenfall, Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Eli Lilly, and Representations of the European Commission.

Previously, he was the head of the PR Department at Polpharma Trade Office in Warsaw. He also spent more than two years as the head of external communications at Bank Pekao S.A. where his responsibilities included CSR, sponsorships, institutional relations and corporate identity.

He gained PR consulting experience at BCA S.A. where he was a Senior Associate advising GSK, Boehringer Ingelheim, Vattenfall, Walt Disney Company and ITI Cinema. His initial public relations experience came at PGNiG SA.

Magda Zwolińska |

Magda Zwolińska

Magda specializes in crisis and reputation risk management. Her crisis management experience includes labor strikes, layoffs, industrial accidents, product recalls, workplace harassment, legal disputes, workplace accidents and mass protests. In addition to managing existing crisis situations, she helps clients develop reputational risk management tools and crisis prevention strategies. Magda also conducts crisis communication workshops and simulations for clients.

Her experience includes work in the energy, pharmaceutical, trade, FMCG, financial and insurance industries. In 2013, she received the Polish Public Relations Consultancies Association’s (PPRCA) Crisis Communications “Golden Clip” award for her leadership in a project for the Lexum eye clinic chain.

Magda is a graduate of University of Warsaw’s Faculty of Journalism and Political Science with a specialization in media marketing and public relations. She is an original member of the Lighthouse Consultants team and has previously worked at SPIN Communications. She has more than 15 years of PR industry experience.