Sylwia Pędzińska, Senior Partner at Colliers International and Head of the Workplace Innovation department, has been appointed head of a newly created Innovation & Knowledge department for Colliers’ Polish business. Dorota Osiecka will replace Sylwia as the new director of Workplace Innovation.
In her new role, Sylwia will be responsible for initiating, testing, managing and implementing new solutions at Colliers, not only new technologies but also social changes.
“My task will be to promote a modern approach to business among our employees. The result will be a forward-looking view of the real estate sector which will help our employees adapt to the latest technologies and innovations. The new approach will translate into even better services for our clients,” says Sylwia Pędzińska.
Senior Partner | Director of Workplace Innovation
Sylwia Pędzińska is a Senior Partner at Colliers International and a Director of Workplace Innovation – a department responsible for creating workplace design strategies and advising on change management. Moreover, as a Partner, Sylwia co-creates strategies for Colliers International in Poland and supervises its implementation. Sylwia joined the company in 2004. She was responsible for operational part of the business. She assisted the Managing Partner, planned and supervised the work of the following teams: administration, human resources, IT, finance and accounting, and legal. One of Sylwia’s main tasks was the development of the company aimed at modern and innovative business. Operationally, she also supported the development of Colliers International offices in Polish regional cities. More »
“In the modern world, changes are taking place at a fast pace – this applies to real estate as well as other sectors. At Colliers in Poland, we want to keep up with the latest trends, new technologies and how to apply them in our work. We want to be the leader of innovation, implementing new trends and concepts. This will help us to best meet the expectations of our clients, win new ones and stand out from the competition,” says Monika Rajska-Wolińska, Managing Partner at Colliers International.
Managing Partner, Poland
As Managing Partner for Poland, Monika is responsible for the strategic and operational activities of the company. Monika has 20 years of experience in the real estate sector. She is a member of RICS, the CEO Round Table, Young Presidents’ Organization and Women Leadership in Business Foundation. Monika’s passion for real estate and her focus on providing a complex and tailored service to clients has been recognised among market professionals. In April 2015, Monika was named Professional of the Year in the prestigious industry competition the CEE Quality Awards co-organised by the Financial Times. Monika is one of the twelve members of the Colliers EMEA Board, which determines the company’s strategy in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. More »
Sylwia Pędzińska joined Colliers International in 2004, since then she has been responsible for operational parts of the business. She assisted the Managing Partner and planned and supervised the work of teams in administration, human resources, IT, finance, accounting and law. One of Sylwia's main tasks was to develop Colliers as a modern and innovative company. In terms of operations, she has also helped Colliers International develop its offices in Polish regional cities. In 2010, Sylwia joined the group of partners with whom she has co-created Colliers International’s strategy in Poland and helped to implement it. From 2016, Sylwia was the director of the newly created Workplace Innovation department.
After Sylwia takes over the Innovation & Knowledge position, Dorota Osiecka will become head of the Workplace Innovation department and she will continue the development of this business line.
“It’s a great honour to be able to further develop the Workplace Innovation department at Colliers. We will closely cooperate with Sylwia in her new role to help our clients use the potential of new technologies when we focus on advising clients on creating an optimal working environment and creating a unique experience for employees,” says Dorota Osiecka, Director of Workplace Innovation.
Director of Workplace Innovation
An expert with over 14 years of experience in strategic workplace consulting, organizational development and change management. Since 2008 she has been concentrating on the field of Workplace Innovation, working on major workplace transformation projects for clients in the UK and globally as Senior Strategy Consultant in DEGW London. In 2012 she became one of the leaders of Strategic Workplace consulting on the Polish market. Dorota combines deep knowledge and expertise in creating successful work environments with a broad range of organizational research tools, strong business acumen and practical experience gained through leading major strategic initiatives for large multinational organizations as well as smaller clients in Poland and worldwide. At Colliers International Dorota advises clients on the development of workplace strategies and change management. More »
Dorota joined the Workplace Innovation department at Colliers in 2016. She has over 12 years of experience in consulting, strategic projects and change management. Since 2008, she has specialised in workplace strategy. Initially, she dealt with the implementation of workplace innovation solutions in London, as a Senior Strategy Consultant at DEGW London, and since 2012 she has been working in the Polish market. Dorota has a wealth of knowledge about the functional optimisation of the working environment and about tools that enable research and analysis of an organisation's needs. One of her strong points is the practical experience gained during many projects carried out internationally and in Poland.