Global Family Business Center (GFBC)

dr Marta Widz

Family business researcher and advisor. Doctor oeconomiae from the leading Center for Family Business at the University of St. Gallen (CFB-HSG), Switzerland.

Researcher at the Global Family Business Centre at IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland. Conference presenter and expert in professionalisation of family firms, corporate and family governance at the Institute of Family Business (IBR) in Poznan, Poland.

Dual Master’s degree from Warsaw School of Economics (SGH), Poland and CEMS Master in International Management with an exchange at London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), UK.

Formally trained for board roles at the Swiss Board School of the International Center for Corporate Governance (ICCG) in effective leadership and supervision of family firms. Member of the Female Board School and Swiss Institute of Directors. Vice-President at the Board of Swiss CEMS Alumni Association.

Business professional with multiple years of experience in organisational effectiveness, in particular sales and marketing effectiveness. Academic lecturer at the universities in St.Gallen (HSG) and Lausanne (HES-SO), Switzerland.

Fluent in Polish, English, Russian and German languages.