Managing director for strategy and development at PZU Group (PL: Grupa PZU) since 2017. Responsible for controlling the banking sector within the Group, as well as M&A’s transactions, including acquiring Bank Pekao assets. Co-creator of the “New PZU” strategy (responsible for monitoring financial results and banks market positions). As a director of the Strategies and Projects Office in 2011-2016 Bachta was responsible for the overall shape of the whole Group’s strategy and its implementation. Before joining PZU, Bachta used to work at The Boston Consulting Group, having counselled Polish top banks in creating, planning and implementing their strategies. He executed projects including implementation of growth initiatives in consumer banks, designing credit risk management and potential M&A’s analyses. His professional career began at Ernst&Young in 2003.
Bachta graduated from SGH Warsaw School of Economics and Law at the University of Warsaw. He holds a CEMS Master in International Management diploma obtained at Universita’ Luigi Bocconi in Milan. Bachta has also completed the Advanced Management Program at IESE Business School University of Navarra. He’s fluent in English and Italian.