Anna is responsible for coordinating both strategic direction and the day-to-day operations of the European hub for TechSoup Global. Both locally and across the region, Anna’s team works to deepen and strengthen ongoing TechSoup programs while building, testing and scaling new initiatives which show particular promise in leveraging ICT for civil society.
Anna holds master degrees in both Law and Economy and Society from Warsaw and Lancaster Universities respectively. She has previously held a position as the head of the legal group of the Council for Public Benefit Work in Poland and was a member of the Polish Prime Minister’s Social Economy Task Force where she was deeply involved in civil society-related policy work.
She loves to travel and be in the wild. In her free time, she climbs, hikes, and dives.
Paul van Haver joined TechSoup in 2011 and is responsible for the creation and execution of TechSoup’s global data strategy and for a set of new services spanning from NGOsource to all NGO validation services. Based out of the U.K., Paul also oversees strategic projects and relationships related to global NGO eligibility and NGO information services.
Prior to working for TechSoup, Paul held technology and data-centric leadership positions at PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Cap Gemini, ASE Consulting, Congizant, and Sapient. This involved large business transformation programmes at The Telegraph, BskyB and the U.K. Ministry of Justice, and complex emerging technology programmes across multiple industry sectors.
In his spare time, Paul loves long walks and visiting the SW coast with his labrador Benny.
Wojciech is responsible for all our programs and activities in Poland and Europe. He also manages our operational activities: finances, administration and HR management.
Before joining TechSoup Wojciech was the vice-president and managing director of The Unit for Social Innovation and Research “Shipyard”. He graduated from the University of Warsaw: International Relations and Management faculties.
Wojciech is interested in new technologies, sports, especially basketball; likes to plan new undertakings, but first and foremost he loves spending time with his family.
Michal is responsible for developing relationships with new external partners such as corporations, foundations, NGOs, government entities with whom TechSoup can co-create new services and offers as well as funding opportunities to accelerate Techsoup’s mission.
Michal works closely with various TechSoup teams and TechSoup partners to develop new service programs while ensuring alignment with and achievement of philanthropic and financial goals. He is also responsible for identification of service growth opportunities and creation of better adoption through offer improvements.
Michal gets inspiration by meeting interesting people around the world.
Jonathan joined TechSoup in 2013 and is responsible for overseeing delivery across all the services in the GDS portfolio. Based in the London office, Jon works extensively internationally with GDS Strategy team and product leads, as well as the TechSoup Global Network to ensure that new ideas are clearly developed and matured into realistic concepts for new offerings.
Jon brings 15 years of experience leading technical project delivery and operations teams. Before joining TechSoup, he worked with the International Health Standards Development Organization (IHTSDO) as a consultant leading key projects.
Jon spends much of his spare time with his family on trips, homework and all their activities!
Luna is in charge of consolidating and scaling TechSoup European community projects. She facilitates experience sharing among TechSoup European Partners and oversees community projects on civic tech, anti-radicalization, social campaigning, media and shrinking spaces.
Luna’s is a civil society development expert with experience in promoting civic participation, developing grassroots and cross-sectorial communities as well as advancing the third sector across Central and South Eastern Europe.
Magdalena is responsible for managing and coordinating a complex grants portfolio of Fundacja TechSoup.
Magdalena has a master’s degree in psychology. For almost 15 years she worked for Foundation for Social and Economic Initiatives, where she started as a volunteer and ended as a vice president of its board.
Currently, she studies photography, she loves to travel with her camera and spent time capturing moments, peoples and places. Also, she is passionate about healthy cooking, baking and eating of course. She loves cinema, especially the Spanish one.
Sun is responsible for managing relationships with the European TechSoup partners, facilitating exchange of best practices between them, and scaling TechSoup Europe innovations. She also organizes and coordinates all the of the new funding opportunities that the Development team pursues.
She loves travelling, reading, watching Netflix, cooking, eating, and wild animals, especially sharks. Pretty much all her travels include some sort of animal encounter. She also really likes American college football but most Europeans seem uninterested in that.
Jerzy manages the Soultions and Services. He is responsible for the development of our donation programs, management of projects and educational activities, as well as implementation of new IT services & products for NGOs.
In his free time, he loves to go to a forest on a walk with his family, DIY tasks, dives in the warm sea water and discovering new interesting places in Poland.
Denis is responsible for leading on developing and delivering a full spectrum of the Digital Transformation Program for TechSoup Europe Partner Network such as: offline and on-line trainings, development of training content, development of new solutions and services, identifying network of subject matter experts, building out a repository of tech tools/resources, new methodologies.
Denis comes with two decades of professional experience in grants and programme management in the non-governmental sector in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Serbia and broadly Balkans.
In his spare time, he loves to annoy his family with carpentry and DIY projects. For the last twenty years, he plays bass guitar in soft-punk band KZU ole-ole & PZU oje-oje.
Ania coordinates the MEEt and Code initiative that supports nonprofits in organizing coding events for children and youth. She also prepares translations for our website, supports in validating nonprofits to Technologie.org.pl program and works on new services for NGO sector.
She loves to go to the mountains in summer and enjoy the fresh air. She is interested in the Japanese culture and plans to learn to programme.
Joanna runs a media literacy program supporting activists and NGOs.
For 15 years, Joanna has been combining various activities in NGOs. She worked hand in hand with New Orleans citizens affected by Hurricane Katrina, she run educational activities for the children’s home in Moscow, she did financial education activities in Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. Joanna is also a financial education trainer, developed training toolkit and an on-line course and she runs workshops in Polish, Russian and English languages. She Joanna believes that financial education, womenomics, and new technologies are one of the key elements leading to poverty reduction and social inclusion.
She is a doctorate student at the College of Economics and Social Studies at the Warsaw School of Economics.
She likes to spend her free time travelling with her family. Joanna is a big fan of the English countryside, English 19 century literature and British cuisine.
Karo takes care of educational components of TechSoup Europe’s projects and capturing their methodologies. Passionate about community building. She organises our international events – specialised training, cross-sectoral conferences, hackathons, and camps.
Karo is an experienced civic educator and youth policy expert. She has worked with national and EU institutions and NGO platforms in Central Eastern Europe. Karo is passionate about civic participation, non-formal learning and civic tech.
For the last 5 years Maja has been working in various research and evaluation projects (she’s a sociologist) but in recent years she’s been also managing social innovation ventures (e.g. for the last 3 years Maja was also the coordinator for the European Social Innovation Competition organised by the European Commission).
Outside of work, Maja listens to way too many podcasts, she loves going on smaller and bigger trips around Poland, and as generic as it sounds loves everything Italian.
Maria takes care of securing consistency in our approach to education and training across all projects in TechSoup Europe. Maria helps us strengthen our network in Europe in sharing educational content and deliver valuable trainings to non-profits.
Maria has a master’s degree in sociology. For the last 12 years, she worked for the School for Leaders Foundation where she was a project manager, a trainer and a board member. She was responsible for the development, management and supervision of national and international educational programs addressed to social and political leaders. She has 10 years of experience in supporting groups as a trainer and educator, working mainly on topics such as social skills, leadership development, community empowerment and youth work.
She loves to spend her free time out of the city. She is convinced that bike is the best invention of humanity.
Nedim is a Civic Engagement Coordinator and works on open data project in Ukraine – Apps4Cities.
Nedim has an extensive experience in the third sector, in the implementation of educational and civic projects focused on Ukraine, Belarus, Georgia and Kyrgyzstan.
Nedim likes to study political history of other countries, and in his spare time he learns foreign languages and plays soccer. He cannot imagine his life without travelling. He is fascinated by the development of digital technologies and the opportunities they bring to human progress.
Dominika works in the Digital Transformation Program supporting NGOs working with youth on preparing on-line and off-line social campaigns.
Dominika graduated from sociology at the Warsaw University. She worked in the Foundation Institute of Public Affairs for nearly 8 years. She has experience in research and training projects in the field of migration policy, intercultural education and migrants and refugees integration in Poland and in the EU. She also coordinated a social campaign on migrant women in Poland under the slogan “See the Invisible”.
She spends her free time volunteering in the food cooperative “Dobrze” in Warsaw – practical alternative for both supermarkets as well as expensive ecological groceries. Dominika loves listening to Elvis Presley.
Alex works in the Digital Transformation Program team and supports NGOs working with youth in preparing online and offline social campaigns.
Alex is from the UK where he studied modern languages and political science. He has previously worked at the foreign affairs think tank Chatham House in London, where he coordinated a project with the Robert Bosch Foundation to support future leaders from Eastern Europe and the Caucasus. Before moving to Warsaw, he spent a year in Russia working with the Civic Assistance Committee, an NGO that supports migrants and refugees in Moscow and Moscow region.
In his free time, Alex volunteers at the food cooperative “Dobrze” in Warsaw and plays Ultimate Frisbee and squash.
Kasia takes care of TechSoup Europe communication. She follows reach activity of each network Partner and spreads the word about it via www.techsoupeurope.org, social media or a newsletter. She also takes care of TechSoupers all over the world and partners so they know what her colleagues in Fundacja TechSoup do.
She is the mistress of nice infographics and funny movies.
Kasia loves mountains, nature and travelling with her family. If you have any question about TechSoup, she can help! Please write email@example.com.
Aga is responsible for managing the TechSoup Poland: donation, discount, CSP, hardware and education programs and the overall development of the program to build tech capacity of non-profits in Poland.
Her educational background as a philosopher and a journalist enabled her to balance between words and numbers in professional life. For the last 10 years, she worked in IT & project management worlds: software houses, start-ups and international corporation.
Outside of work, she is an active member of Couchsurfing and a couple of projects for the foreigner’s inclusion in Poland. Addicted only to healthy stuff: half-marathons and carrot juice.
Marzena helps organizations and institutions that apply for products in the TechSoup Poland Donation Program. She informs, clarifies, checks applicant’s eligibility and processes orders.
Before joining TechSoup Marzena worked in Data Contact company where she leads projects for key customers.
In her free time, Marzena listens to rock and punk music and is a big fan of a Warsaw Football team – Legia Warszawa. She loves to cook and bake cheesecakes.
Liza takes care of tech trainings for non profits and coordinates refurbished hardware program. She also contributes to our PR & marketing activities in Poland.
Liza has over five years of experience in marketing, PR and IT industry: she co-organized events for IT industry.
When she has some free time you can find her travelling, reading books or exploring Warsaw.
Edyta coordinates the activities of the finance and administration team. On a daily basis, she deals with the settlement and reporting of projects carried out at the foundation. She takes care of the liquidity of the organization, prepares budgets, cooperates with the accounting and audit bodies.
Before joining the TechSoup team, Edyta dealt with, among others implementation and development of control tools. She studied at the University of Warsaw (UW) and at the Warsaw School of Economics (SGH), where she completed post-graduate studies in Controlling and Management Accounting. Edyta speaks Polish, German and English.
She loves her cat and hiking. When it’s warm she comes to work on a bike.
Kamila takes care of the FTS office, watches over its appearance and proper functioning. She is responsible for purchasing processes, contacts with suppliers and building administration. He coordinates the documentation workflow and keeps the foundation archive. He also organizes events. She is an enthusiast of her work.
Prior to joining the TechSoup team, Kamila worked in the finance department of one of the Warsaw advertising agencies. S
he is interested in psychology and pedagogy. She spends her free time with her 4-year-old daughter, Zosia.
Martyna is responsible for the implementation of a number of HR processes: onboarding, ongoing HR administration, payroll, recruitment, training. She provides daily support for employees and managers in personnel matters.
Martyna graduated from clinical psychology at the SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities and before joining the TechSoup Team, she worked in the HR department at the DKMS Foundation for nearly 3 years.
She loves spending her free time with friends and family, enjoys visiting new places and watching thrillers, preferably psychological ones.
Natalia supports the payment and business trip process inside our organization.
Natalia is a student at the University of Warsaw. She likes numbers and people.
Outside of work and study, she might advise you about fitness and Zumba dance.
Karolina is responsible for the team operations and adjusting to the ever-changing environment.
Before joining TechSoup, she’s worked in IT corporations for seven years – starting with admin and analyst roles and advancing to senior managerial roles. She’s also had a yearlong episode in a financial institution, where she was responsible for business processes.
Karolina’s passions are motorcycles and motorcycle adventures. In six years of riding, she’s travelled not only all over Poland but also had a chance to experience more exotic landscapes, for example, the Himalayas. She also enjoys everything in the sci-fi genre – books, movies and other media.
Jeff coordinates workstreams of the Partner Services team and manages its engagement in global projects. He also works on organization’s business development with global partners while working to optimize all processes.
Before joining TechSoup, Jeff worked in many places including Viacom International Media Networks where he led the digital department for MTV Europe.
Jeff likes travelling, meeting new people and is also interested in philosophy and mysticism. He used to work as a cook while travelling and is very fond of food and bringing people together.
Oleg coordinates in-country individuals and organizations supporting European countries, providing trainings, working on invoicing. He supports corporate partners by providing the Programs knowledge and business tools expertise. He also updates the Global Programs by bringing the solutions and improvements to the Global Expansion Platform.
Oleg likes to travel, and his goal is to cover all the European countries in the next 3 years. He’s afraid of rats. Calm, cheerful, modest.
Giorgi is an AIESEC intern dealing with Validation Services in Our Global Donation program.
Giorgi has been very involved around topics such as diplomacy, politics and technology – particularly interested in technology and the European Union Digital Agenda. He has also worked in many NGO activities in Georgia, managing several projects.
In Giorgi’s spare time, he is interested in cinematography, philosophy and politics but also enjoys learning as much as possible about other cultures.
Aneta works with platforms available to TechSoup Partners and provides operational support to the Global Donation Program.
Aneta used to work in the mobility business as an analyst and a team leader. She also brings IT experience as a junior front end developer.
In her spare time, she is interested in cinematography and enjoys travelling.
Marcel provides operational support to the Global Donation Program. He is a student of Informatics, he has spent a few years in big corporations, being focused on IT support given to financial areas as well as to petrol retailers. ITIL certification gave him the whole picture of best practices in IT companies.
As an unrealized architect, linking that to the love of travel, admiring everything that surrounds us gives him huge satisfaction, but on the other hand, his daily basis is exploring secrets of the Universe.
Bartek is responsible for the proper delivery of Cloud Services to TechSoup regional partners.
His current tasks revolve around establishing and implementing support processes, ensuring optimal efficiency of the Office365 environment.
Despite having written his Master’s Degree in Spanish Poetry from the ’70s, he has several years of experience in the financial industry both from operational and IT service management areas. Acting as a liaison between business and technical teams Bartosz has developed Release Coordination skills as well as gained Major Incident management knowledge.
In his spare time, Bartek enjoys baking bread [regular and banana] and wishes he had more time to learn Korean.
Filip works in TechSoup’s Regional CSP, based in Warsaw and supports our TSGN European Partners in provisioning cloud products to eligible non-profits.
Filip is an IT specialist, a graduate of the University of Lodz.
Prior to TechSoup he has been working in Symantec in a cloud team, supporting international corporations and companies in scope of IT security, both e-mail and web.
Outside of TechSoup, Filip spends time with his family, he likes to listen to a good music and extends knowledge of emergency medicine.
Maciej manages of our growing IT team in Warsaw. His main task is the transformation of the existing TechSoup global platforms to the new CTP based solutions.
Since 1999, Maciej has been working in the IT field over time gaining good experience in the software development, project management, and managing teams of software engineers.
In his spare time he Maciej likes: automotive, mobile electronics, robotics, electronics, smart home systems, remote control over internet.
Natalia works with clients and end-users to identify challenges and opportunities for improvement in existing processes and solutions at TechSoup.
She is a Business Analyst with over 7 years of experience in the software development industry with experience in onsite and offsite collaboration with multicultural teams. Also has Design Thinking experience by facilitating and contributing to deliver customer MVPs.
Besides that, Natalia also loves spending time with her cats, travelling, listening to music and watching movies.