David is Chair of Project Polish Ltd, a nonprofit making company to support the Polish schools work over the next three years. Prior to this he was CEO of Waterloo 200; the UK Charity that delivered the 200th Anniversary commemorations for the Battle of Waterloo. Part of that programme included a unique schools project involving 220 schools across the UK. Before this David ran the 2012 London Olympics volunteer programme for the Mayor and held senior positions at Procter and Gamble and Heinz.
James is a Trustee of Project Polish Ltd. Prior to this he was Secretary of Waterloo 200 leading the work in establishing the Charity and all subsequent Governance. A senior executive with 35 years of diverse leadership and management experience with HSBC, a major international financial services organisation. He has had assignments in Toronto, Hong Kong, New York, Saudi Arabia, Mauritius, Sri Lanka and the UK.
Helen is a Trustee of Project Polish, the content writer and the author of teachers’ materials.
Helen has a degree in History from Oxford University. She leads the history teacher training course at the University of York. She is currently chair of the UK’s Historical Association Secondary Committee and she writes and presents teaching materials for history teaching both in the UK and for EUROCLIO – the European network of history educators.
Jędrzej is the main Project Polish Ltd advisor for historical research, providing also editorial support throughout the project. He is currently President of the Board and CEO at Centre for Citizenship Education Foundation. He holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from the Warsaw School of Social Sciences and Humanities. He delivers training for teachers, representatives of NGOs and public administration. He develops teaching materials and lesson scenarios on civic education.
Małgorzata is a research volunteer and coordinator of Project Polish Ltd. She is a retired banker with 25 years of senior management experience in international FMCG and the banking sectors where, among others, she was responsible for sales, identity & communication, customer satisfaction researches, charity and donations. She is a former member of the supervisory board of the Bank Peko charity foundation.
Barbara is the main point of email contact for Project Polish. She taught History and Politics in secondary schools for 30 years and since leaving the classroom has been involved in a variety of projects around the world, including places as diverse as France and Kazakhstan She is currently a subject tutor for Teach First in Yorkshire and the Humber, and is a longstanding member of the Historical Association.