Michał Radziwiłł has 30 years’ experience in various areas of finance and audit. He has worked for audit firms (Deloitte & Touche and Mazars) as well as international corporations. In 2000, Michał joined TISE as its CEO (until September 2019), then the private equity arm of the bank BISE. Since 2006 Michał has actively contributed to the creation of CoopEst (a fund for financial institutions with social mission in Central & Eastern Europe) and the development of its investment activity. Currently, while continuing as the Manager of CoopEst, he holds the position of General Manager of a pilot social venture capital fund, FKIS, launched by TISE thanks to the contribution of the European Social Fund. Michał graduated from the Economics and Finance Department at Institut d’Etudes Politiques – Sciences Po Paris in 1991 and from the Department of Applied Linguistics at Warsaw University in 1988. Bilingual Polish/French, Michal speaks English, Russian and German.

  • Day 3 – Friday 11 June
  • 10.00 – 10.50

Partnering for better social outcomes – Lessons learnt from EU public-private collaboration

In order to strengthen Europe’s social dimension and the funding of various social initiatives at the national level, the European Commission, national governments and private social stakeholders have partnered-up putting the cornerstone of some unique EU success stories. This session will introduce the audience to the European Commission's endeavours in facilitating access to finance for social enterprises. It will point out the hurdles of social economy at the local level through the recent study of Social Business Initiative. The second part of the session aims to showcase some best practices in setting up impactful public-private financial mechanisms which overcame these legal, administrative or regulatory barriers within the EU member states. Watch the session recording