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.

Ludmiła Falak-Cyniak

CEO of Aegon PTE S.A. pension fund management company. She has been active on capital market since 1998. Specialist in asset management and portfolio management, gaining experience  as Chief Investment Officer in investment companies. She holds a financial adviser license, a securities broker license, Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Professional Risk Manager (PRM) destination

Alfred Finz

Secretary of State in the Ministry of Finance of Austria in the period 2000-2007, prior to which he was chairman of the Austrian Court of Auditors (1995-2000), where he held various positions in 1995-1996. Since 2009, Alfred Finz has been a member of the Control Committee of the National Fund of the Republic of Austria for the National People's Party and the 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.

Philipp Mohr

Vice Chairman Investment Banking at William Blair International, Frankfurt, Germany. Previously Global Head of M&A at Commerzbank (2008-2012), Managing Director at Dresdner Kleinwort in Frankfurt (2001-2008), and JP Morgan in London (1998-2001). Lecturer at Institut für Internationale Angelegenheiten in Hamburg (1994-1997). PhD in Law at University of Hamburg, Master of Philosophy in Cambridge (1991). Today, Philipp also serves as Deputy chairman of the Board of DVS Technology and Deputy chairman of the board of Anne Frank Centre in Frankfurt.