Daniel Dybała, President
Daniel Dybała is one of the founders of the Qatar-Poland Business Council and currently serves as its President and Chairman. Daniel’s career in finance began in 2004 when he started working on the floor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange for a group of currency and interest rate options traders. Just a few years later he became one of the youngest options traders and members of the Chicago Board of Trade. Over time, his proprietary trading and volatility portfolio management group evolved to become a very active participant on several top world derivatives exchanges. Daniel studied business information systems at DeVry University in Chicago and later on completed numerous executive level programs on several prestigious universities: National University of Singapore, Yale University School of Management, University of Chicago Booth School of Business , Harvard Business School as well as MIT Sloan. Aside from his active involvement in world commodity markets, Daniel is a private investor and member in several international organizations. He is a lifetime member in the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), as well as a regular member in the American Statistical and National Futures Associations. Daniel is an avid practitioner of martials arts, most notably karate Kyokushin as well as Brazilian ju jitsu. He’s been to over 70 countries and is a big fan of Ray Dalio’s Principles.
Paweł Kułaga, Vice President
Paweł gained his professional experience in top law firms, legal departments of international enterprises and management boards of companies from the HR sector. He graduated as lawyer from the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń and continued his education with postgraduate studies at the Jagiellonian University in Kraków. He is a scholarship holder at Tulane University in New Orleans and University of Cambridge. Paweł is a member of Council and Chairman of the Committee on Migration and Employment in the Polish-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce. He is also a member of the Polish-Asian Chamber of Commerce and Industry as well as the European Labor Mobility Institute. Paweł is the president of the Management Board at Foreign Personnel Service sp. z o.o. (Poland, Ukraine) and managing partner at Clearwater International Group LLC (Qatar, USA).
Sunil Thakkar, Vice President
Sunil Thakkar is serving as the Vice-President of the Council. He is the regional manager for Apparel Group – one of the largest retail operators in the Arabian Gulf Region. Apparel Group has supported the entry of several Polish brands into Qatar and the broader GCC. Sunil has a an extensive educational background with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the Vekaria Institute of Business Management in India. He obtained his Master’s degree in communications as well as a law degree from the University of Vadodara. Sunil completed the Retail Management Program from the prestigious Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad.