Gawel is passionate about supporting growth and improving performance across retail and consumer products, with over 12 years of track record. 

He led companies through complex transformation programs, improving efficiency and financial performance through commercial and operational excellence. He has advised multinational conglomerates, local champions and PE portfolio companies by delivering pragmatic solutions with sustainable impact. He also leveraged industry know-how to develop investment strategies and business plans for Sovereign Wealth Funds and institutional investors.

Gawel’s expertise covers the areas of growth strategies, transformation, restructuring, operating model design and investment strategies, with experience across Europe (UK, Poland, Russia, Czech Republic, Bulgaria) and the MENA Region (KSA, UAE, Jordan, Kuwait, Bahrain, Egypt).

Gawel has a Master of Philosophy with distinction from the University of Cambridge and a Bachelor of Arts from University College London. He is the author of many expert articles and a speaker at major industry events.