Izabela Olszewska holds a degree from the Department of Finance and Statistics, Warsaw School of Economics, and has completed the PhD study programme at the Department of Economic Sciences, University of Warsaw. She attended the International Institute for Securities Market Development programme offered by the US Securities and Exchange Commission. She has worked in the capital market since 1992, initially as an analyst at Bank Handlowy’s Capital Operations Centre and since 1999 with the Warsaw Stock Exchange (GPW). Izabela has held a number of business and sales management functions at GPW, working with investors and companies, both local and international, and was responsible for the development of the product offering in the regulated and alternative markets. Previous to her Board appointment, she was Managing Director for Market Development. Izabela has been Chair of the Supervisory Board of Towarowa Giełda Energii (Polish Power Exchange) since July 2019 and was a Member of the Supervisory Board of Bondspot from October 2015 to June 2019. Previously, she was a Member of the Board of Directors of Aquis Exchange, London. She is a Member of the Advisory Board of Krajowy Depozyt Papierów Wartościowych (Central Securities Depository of Poland).