Joanna Barbrich

Associate / Chief Sustainability Officer

Joanna Barbrich
+48 22 326 9600

Joanna is an expert in new technologies and sustainability in the banking and payments sectors.

For many years, she worked for the Polish Bank Association, where she was responsible for innovative sectoral projects developed jointly by banks and big-techs, including PolishCloud, which established a standard for cloud computing implementations. She also participated in the development of the STIR system and the split payment mechanism.

Joanna contributed to the development and consultation of regulations for the implementation of technologies in the financial market. She also represented the banking sector at the European Commission and the European Banking Federation as a member of working groups on cloud computing and AI.

Joanna is an expert at the National Clearing House (KIR), responsible for the development of digital services and products, and a lecturer at WSB Merito University in Warsaw. She is also the author of a children’s book on payments.

Languages: Polish, English

Education: London School of Economics and Political Science (Sustainability: Environment, Economy and Society); Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Warsaw; scholarship of the ESG Women Leaders Academy organised by the Lesław A. Paga Foundation.

Awards: Influential Woman in the Payments Industry 2024, Polish Bank Association Nicolaus Copernicus Medal