Thomasz Kozlowski

Head of innovation

EIF

Making a difference to European innovation ecosystem by leading ideation, structuring and delivery of state-of-the-art investment solutions. Passionate about exploring how teams engage, collaborate and innovate to achieve consistently best outcomes. Blogger, alternative finance geek and nature enthusiast.

Tomasz is heading Innovation & Alternative Financing at European Investment Fund based in Luxembourg, where he is responsible for business and product development the innovation space. He has been the developer and manager of a number of successful multibillion EU backed financing programs for innovative companies across Europe. They comprise both debt and guarantee schemes as well as equity investing with tech transfer, business angel and venture capital focus.  Recently Tomasz has launched with the EU the first pan European venture capital fund-of-funds programme.

Prior to joining the European Investment Bank Group nine years ago, he had been working for seven years in Ernst & Young and Deloitte providing consulting services to the broad range of banking, financial and investment firms.

He holds a Master’s Degree in Economics from UMCS university in Poland and a Global Executive MBA from the IESE Business School in Barcelona. Tomasz is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) and a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).