Iwona Czułada is a graduate of the Warsaw School of Economics. Between 2009 and 2016 she served as the Corporate Development Department Director at PKO Bank Polski. She was responsible for development and implementation of the Bank’s strategy with respect to the growth of the Bank’s capital group, optimization of the group’s structure, supervision over corporate governance, as well as coordination of capital investments and asset sales.

She was involved in the acquisition and merger with Nordea Bank Polska, Nordea Finance Polska and Nordea Polska Towarzystwo Ubezpieczeń na Życie. Between 2004 and 2007 she worked as the Operating Officer of the Market Audit Coordination Team and Head of the Audit Department at Bank Pekao SA. From 2001 to 2004 she held the position of Internal Audit Director at Dresdner Bank Polska SA. She started her professional career at Deloitte & Touche, before moving to PricewaterhouseCoopers.