About us


  • Stefan Schwarz



    Co-founder and President of the Labour Mobility Initiative Association. Co-organiser of the European Labour Mobility Congress in Krakow, the biggest annual event in Europe devoted to the posting of workers in the framework of the provision of services. Member of the Competition Jury of the Labor Mobilis Honorary Prize awarded for outstanding contribution to promote and support labour, work and services mobility within the European Union. Vice-President of the Polish HR Forum. Promoter of the idea of values-based business. Author of papers about human rights published among others in the “UN Global Compact Yearbook”. Entrepreneur. Economist. Graduate of the Cracow University of Economics.

  • Marek Benio, PhD



    Lawyer, PhD in Economics. Honorary Member of the Polish Social Security Association. Associate Professor, Department of Public Economy and Administration, Cracow University of Economics Expert in social security and labour law. Author of key legal opinions on the enforcement directive. Participant of public consultations. Contributor to many international research programmes. Author of numerous publications on social security, labour law, public economy and administration. Supervisor of over 200 MA and diploma theses. One of the ten best lecturers at the Cracow University of Economics.

  • Marta Zięba-Szklarska



    Interim Manager in the field of consulting and development of business (accounting, taxes, HR, cooperation with disabled people, financial planning and law and administration). Lecturer. Expert in the scope of cross-border employment, HR and remuneration and cooperation with labour market institutions. She runs workshops and training courses, advises and consults. Engaged in social projects as Women Entrepreneurship Ambassador. Mentor of the Women Entrepreneurship Fund and advisor in professional activation of disabled and dual-career for disabled athletes programmes.

  • Marcin Kiełbasa, PhD


    tel: +48 799 704 137

    PhD in Law (European Law), Jagiellonian University. Italian and English translator (inter alia, translated Polish Civil Code into English). Lecturer at the Department of UNESCO UJ in the field of legal English translation studies. Graduate of the barrister's training in OIRP Krakow and American Law School UJ organized in the cooperation with The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law. Specialises in EU Economic Law with particular regard to EU Internal Market law, posting of workers and cross-border labour and social security law.

  • Izabela Mastalerz

    Head of Administration

    tel: +48 795 586 620

  • Katarzyna Popieluch-Kmiecik

    Project Manager

    tel: +48 572 774 163

    Educated as a lawyer, chose a career in project management. For 11 years she was responsible for holding the International Book Fair in Krakow.
    As the Team Leader and Project Manager she was active in the field of events and conferences with a special focus on culture and education (national and international fairs, conferences, awarding ceremonies etc.). Before, for 3 years, she was responsible for programming in a cable TV and commercial negotiations with broadcasters. In LMI Kasia is responsible for event and project management.

  • Margareta Przybyła


    tel: +48 734 409 186

    From 2009 to 2019 adviser to Danuta Jazłowiecka MEP. Since 2009 Margareta has been working in the European Parliament and following closely the activities of the EMPL Committee of the EP. She has been working together with Danuta Jazłowiecka MEP on the Enforcement Directive on posting of workers as well as on the revision of the Posting of Workers Directive from 1996. She graduated from the University of Economics in Poznań. Margareta has lived in Brussels since 2006, where she gained experience in the Permanent Representation of Poland to the EU as well as in EU public affairs. In the previous Parliament term, she was heavily involved in the work on the revision of regulations regarding the coordination of social security systems, the establishment of the European Labour Authority, the directive on transparent and predictable employment conditions and the Mobility Package. Currently Margareta works as a freelance EU public affairs consultant, representing LMIA's interests in Brussels.

  • Agnieszka Porębska



    Graduate of Economic Psychology at the University of Warsaw. Communication, PR and Public Affairs Specialist with years of experience. Responsible for projects with a national and Central and Eastern-European scope as well as for worldwide communication and branding activities. Agnieszka cooperates with IT and new-tech fields, consulting, real estate, construction, health protection together with think-tanks and NGOs.

    She involves in image creation, branding, advertising, creating and launching communication strategies, press relations as well as relations with public and local sectors. Agnieszka is also a coach, specialized in personal branding. She involves in academic life by giving guest lectures and workshops for students.

    Agnieszka is LMI's Spokesperson.

  • Rafał Rzeźniczak



    Economist. Graduate of the Warsaw School of Economics. Until 2013 CEO of a Polish company which is a leader of the market of cross-border home care services (he shaped this market by setting trends and rules). Involved in the export of services since 2004. Engaged in a successful campaign to exempt care services performed for elderly people at their homes from VAT. Advocate of legal forms of employment in cross-border home care services.

  • Magdalena Grygorowicz



    Staunch supporter of global business activities. Since 2005 certified accountant and owner of the tax office. Specialised in advisory in the field of cross-border employment, financial and management accounting, economic law, national and foreign tax law. Actively cooperates with construction and telecommunications companies and temporary job agencies creating legal and modern models of entities posting workers abroad.

  • Małgorzata Handzlik



    Expert and honorary member of Labour Mobility Initiative Association. Member of European Parliament in 2004-2014, working in the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection. Since 2014 she has been professionally promoting the interests of companies and organisations in the EU Institutions.

  • Radosław Gałka



    Entrepreneur, expert at the Polish Chamber of Commerce, member of the French Chamber of Industry and Commerce. Ex-member of Tripartite Commission, for years engaged in protection of Polish service providers on the international scene. Founder and CEO of Polish temporary job agency POLAND WORKFORCE and Romanian Staff Temp RO. Since 2014 has been spreading his wide experience gained on the temporary work market and cross-border recruitment of workers via innovative portal www.PracujwUnii.pl.

  • Sebastian Filipek-Kaźmierczak



    Economist, manager and former deputy minister of agriculture. He sits on the board of the Foundation for Economic Education and Rural Development. He is a business partner, advisor and shareholder in companies specialising in employee leasing in Poland and Romania. Managing partner at PracujwUnii.pl and an expert of the Polish Chamber of Commerce in the field of posting of workers. Co-owner of POLAND WORKFORCE.

  • Bartosz Świderek



    Entrepreneur and co-owner of Pol-Inowex (family business) which specialises in disassembling and relocating machines, equipment, and technological lines; the company remains among the biggest providers of such services in the world. Świderek has rich experience in recruiting and employing workers in the EU and across the world. Member of the Council of Entrepreneurs in the Faculty of Economics at Maria Curie Skłodowska University in Lublin, Poland during the 2016-2020 term. Ranked fourth on the Puls Biznesu 500 Managers in 2012. Awarded for his contribution to the Economic Council operating under the President of Lublin in the years 2015-2018. Avid supporter of sports activities for children and youth.