The Financial Committee advises the Management Board on the investment and management of the Foundation’s property. It also supervises the Board’s activities.The Financial Committee’s task is to devise the strategy of investing the means of the Perpetual Fund. The Committee’s recommendations are subject to the Council’s approval. The Members of the Committee perform their duties free of charge.

Józef Wancer – Chairman

Graduate of City University of New York and Webster University in Vienna. Worked in Citibank for 23 years as a Deputy Chairman and other management positions in the offices in Japan, Austria, Great Britain and France. Between 1995-2000 the Deputy Chairan and later as the Chairman of Raiffeisen CentroBank in Warsaw. Chairman of BPH Bank (2001-2010). Advisor to the Management Board of Deloitte Poland (2010-2013). Member of the Council of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation and the Chairman of its Financial Committee. A member of the American Chamber of Commerce in Poland.

Alfred Finz

W latach 2000-2007 Sekretarz Stanu w Ministerstwie Finansów Austrii, w latach 1995-2000 przewodniczący Austriackiego Trybunału Obrachunkowego, a w latach 1996-1995 na różnych stanowiskach w ATO. Od 2009 r. członek Komitetu Kontrolnego w Narodowym Funduszu Republiki Austrii na Rzecz Ofiar Narodowego Socializmu oraz General Settlement Fund.

Włodzimierz Grudziński

Graduate of the Mathematics and Mechanics of University of Warsaw. A founding member of the Polish Information Processing Society and Polish Go Association. Chairman of BISE Bank S.A. (1990-2007). Deputy chairman of the Board of the Polish Bank Association and its Chairman between 1997-2009. An independent consultant and advisor. The Plenipotentiary of the Polish Bank Association Board. 

Peter Hommelhoff

Professor of law with 40 years’ experience in academia and legal practice. Studied in Berlin, Tübingen and Freiburg. Former rector of the Ruprecht-Karl University in Heidelberg. Former judge of the Superior State Court in Hamm and Karlsruhe. Chairman of the Expert Advisory Council at the Institute of Tax Law and Public Finance in Munich. Chairman of the Council at the University of Andrassy in Budapest. Honorary doctor in Cracow and Montpellier. Of Counsel at KPMG AG.

Antoni F. Reczek

Qualified auditor with over 30 years' professional experience in advising and auditing financial institutions. Member of the Council of the Polish Chamber of Auditors. Among other functions: Chairman of the Supervisory Board of ING Bank Slaski S.A.; member of the Board of Vanquis Bank (Anglia) Ltd; Chairman of the British-Polish Chamber of Commerce, member of the Board of Trustees of the National Museum in Warsaw, former President of the Board of PricewaterhouseCoopers in Poland.

Ekkehard Thiesler

Banker and doctor of economics. Graduate of business economics in Mannheim. Former graduate trainee at DZ Bank in Frankfurt and London. Member of the Association of German Cooperative Banks. Member of the Board of Volksbank. Chairman of the Board of KD-Bank.

Claude Trink

Financier, engineer and energy expert. Chairman of PPE, an applied research center in France. Advisor to the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs on bilateral cooperation. Experienced in financing and innovation schemes.