is an assistant professor of management at EUROREG - University of Warsaw, Poland. His research interests focuses on evaluation of public interventions and organizational learning. Karol is a practicing evaluator. He conducted studies for Polish government and European Commission. In 2014, for his extensive applied research he has received from Polish Government a title of the Evaluator of the Year. Karol has 15 years of experience in teaching evaluation. He has been giving lectures in Poland, USA, Japan and Belgium. Since 2008 Karol is the head of the Academy of Evaluation, an elite study program for Polish civil servants.
holds PhD in Management Science. She graduated from the Koźmiński University (Management) and University of Warsaw (International Relations). She is Assistant Professor at the Chair of Economy of the Koźmiński University. She gives lectures on the methodology of quantitative and qualitative research used in policy analyses during postgraduate studies for public servants. She has been giving lectures in Italy, Spain, Portugal and Georgia. Her research interests focus on the broadly understood effectiveness of public intervention geared towards strengthening the regional and local development. She participated in many research projects focused on specific areas of public policies. She is an author of expert opinions in the field of impact of the EU funds on regional economies in Poland, on behalf of, inter alia, the European Parliament and the European Commission. She was a coordinator of studies on modern evaluation methods for specific areas of intervention and public regulation, studies on the use of evaluation in Poland and Spain, as well as the use of evaluation practices in the Regulatory Impact Assessment.
MARTA ANIELA KOPCZYNSKA
is a master student of spatial economy at the Centre for European Regional and Local Studies (University of Warsaw). She holds B.A. in Culture and Media Management. Aniela’s research interests focuses on public spaces, sociology of the city and public policies. She took part in many educational trainings about cities and social change such as Creative Cities School of Excellence in Cracow 2015. Last year, Aniela has been studied the economic, social and racial issues in Detroit during Humanity in Action Fellowship. Since 2017, she works as a researcher at the Evaluation for Governments Organisations.
is a graduate of Institute of Sociology at Warsaw University, analytics and statistics specialist, passionate board gamer and technology geek. He is game designer, mechanics developer and algorithm specialist. His ambition is to create tools combining analogue experience with IT solutions. During the game-based workshop Łukasz operates algorithm that provides participants with real-time feedback.
is a doctor of economic science at Kozminski University, Warsaw. He has been working on evaluations since 2007 as a manager of evaluation unit in public sector and as an independent evaluator of public policies since 2010. He is conducting studies and is the author of a number of publications on evaluation use determinants, performance of evaluation systems and the concept of knowledge brokering as a theoretical basis for evaluation units in public organizations. He has given lectures at the Academy of Evaluation, a unique postgraduate course for Polish civil servants.
is an landscape architect. Kuba has graduated the University of Warsaw Interdepartemental Economic and Managerial Studies. Kuba has a 3-year experience in the training and business games industry. He has designed gamification tools for schools, training and board games (he has collaborated, among others, with the company Trefl). He works as a consultant in the field of training games and tools. In Pracownia Gier Szkoleniowych he works as games facilitator, conducting numerous games and simulations. Within the frame of The Tree of Life projects, Kuba coordinates events, prepares game agendas and supervises the course of the game. He has collaborated, among others, with the following clients: Deloitte Sp. z o.o., Volvo, Sapiens, Warbud, DNV, EulerHermes, Sobiesław Zasada, Bank Pocztowy.
is a facilitator and game consultant. Maciej has graduated sociology faculty at the University of Warsaw Institute of Applied Social Sciences. He has gained professional experience in the financial and insurance industries. He has worked as games and training tools consultant for 3 years. Maciej advises how to include simulations in existing training programs as well as how to create new programs based on games and simulations. He cooperates with Pracownia Gier Szkoleniowych as games facilitator and conducts various games and simulations. Maciej has worked, among others, for the following companies: Grupa Allegro Sp. z o.o., Deloitte Sp. z o.o., Polkomtel Sp. z o.o., Beneffit Systems and for public administration.
is a head game designer at Pracownia Gier Szkoleniowych. Sociology graduate, he has studied at the University of Warsaw and School of Business & Economics in Maastricht. His games have been already played by thousands of players within corporations, NGOs, public administration and universities. He has designed simulations related to such subjects as project management, negotiations, brand building, public participation, sustainable energy, change management and knowledge brokering. Igor is the chief game designer at Competence Game: an innovative on a global scale competence diagnosis tool in the online environment. During game-based workshop he is game master coordinating game flow.