Anna Syrek-Kosowska

Partner, Bioss Poland

Anna Syrek-Kosowska, PhD, is a business psychologist with 20 years of experience in the areas of human capital development, psychometric assessment of managerial potential, talent development, and leadership as. a Psychologist, Executive Coach, Business Trainer and HR Project Manager.

Anna contributes to the successes of leaders and teams by collaborating with medium-sized companies and large international corporations in Europe. She has accumulated many years of experience as a business psychologist in assessing managerial potential in Talent Management as part of the Global Team of psychologists in one of the biggest companies in the FMCG branch. She is the Co-creator, Director and Lecturer of the Academy of Professional Coaching at WSB Academy which is one of the best post-graduate study in professional coaching in Poland. Anna is also a valued lecturer, and a co-organizer of degree programs; MBA Executive, and a speaker at international conferences at City University, Kozminsky University and Academy of WSB. She is an Associate Coach at the Center of Creative Leadership (TOP5 Executives Education).

Background and Industry Experience

Anna has designed and implemented development strategies for leadership and organization processes together with executive/management boards, has developed vision and mission statements, and has created and facilitated numerous team development workshops. Anna provides coaching and mentoring processes for middle and C-level managers based on coaching psychology and an evidence-based approach. She is one of the best known Executive Coaches in Poland according to Puls HR. She has a large portfolio of her clients (e.g. international corporations and medium-size companies; ING Group, Norma Group, Hager Group, Asahi Group, Saint-Gobain, Leroy Merlin, Saturn, Hebe, Kompania Piwowarska, Jeronimo Martins, Acer, Parker, x-kom, Empik, PZU, Tauron, PGNIG, UPC, Tieto, Sab Miller, BNP Paribas, Johnson Controls, Medicover, Polpharma Biologics)

Education, Publications and Professional Affiliations

Anna has a Ph.D. in Psychology and completed a one-year post-graduate study in Management. She completed four years in the Psychodynamic Approach, and has received (as first women in Poland) a Coaching Supervisor Diploma from the Coaching Supervision Academy (UK). Anna has received coaching certification from the International Coaching Community, Zen Coaching. She is a certified Solution-Focused Approach Consultant and is certified in using a number of psychometric tools. She is a trainer recommended by the Polish Psychological Association, an honorary VP at the International Society for Coaching Psychology (Poland), a member of the Curriculum Council of the publishing house “Coaching Review”, and a member of the International Advisory Board at the ISCP International Centre for Coaching Psychology Research. She is the author of a number of articles on HRD and chapters in academic books (ędzia)