Sławomir Panasiuk - Deputy President of the Management Board of KDPW, the Central Securities Depository of Poland and KDPW_CCP, the CCP clearinghouse.
Senior Manager, expert in the fields of financial markets, management, IT system development and security, and operational risk management.
Graduate of the Cybernetics Department at the Military University of Technology, completing an MA in IT studies and post-graduate IT studies. Post-graduate PhD studies in Economic Science, specialising in Management Science, at the Warsaw School of Economics. Completed the Advanced Management Program (AMP) at the IESE Business School of the University of Navarre. Holds an ITIL IT infrastructure management certificate from the Examination Institute for Information Science (EXIN).
Has been closely involved with KDPW – the Polish central securities depository – since 1999. Member of the KDPW Management Board since 2006 and Deputy President of the Management Board since 2009. From 2011, also Deputy President of the KDPW_CCP clearinghouse, which was separated from the structures of KDPW. Responsible in both companies for technology and operations. Has overseen numerous projects aimed at raising the standard and range of post-trade services, preparing and adapting the Polish financial market to outside competition and to international standards. Key achievements include: implementation of the kdpw_stream depository-settlement system, implementation of risk management and corporate security systems, EU authorization of the KDPW_CCP central counterparty clearinghouse, the launch and registration (in ESMA – the European Securities and Markets Authority) of the KDPW Trade Repository, and overseeing the launch and global authorisation of services involving assigning Legal Entity Identifiers (LEI), as well as the implementation of blockchain technology in KDPW.
Both institutions were awarded and recognised numerous times for IT projects and for the growth and development of the financial market in Poland. Awards included: the “COMMON Europe/IBM Innovation Award” and “IT Leader 2009” in the category of financial institutions and banking, for the implementation of the kdpw_stream depository-settlement system; the IT Innovator of the Year Award as presented by the PwC and Forbes Monthly Chief Innovation Officer for implementation of the innovative asset management system; the WPROST Innovator Award and “Luminatus” statuette for innovative solutions in implementing new services. KDPW has also been ranked as one of the most innovative companies in Poland, according to the PAN Institute of Economics and the MSN Education Network.
Member of the GPW Benchmark Oversight Committee. Deputy Chairman of the Stock Exchange Centre Supervisory Board. Previously, a member of the Supervisory Boards of BondSpot and IRGiT.
A member of the Program Council of the CIO Club. Awarded the title of CIO of the Year in 2009 in a contest organised by International Data Group Poland Publishers and CIO Magazyn Dyrektorów IT Magazine, for the implementation of the kdpw_stream system. Awarded the title of CIO of the last 15 years in 2017, presented by the CIO Club members.