Founder of Possible X
Roksana Ciurysek-Gedir is an artist, entrepreneur and financier passionate about sustainability and future-led innovations. She is the Chairwoman of the Impact Advisory Board for the White Oak Global Advisors, founder of Possible X and global advisor to CEOs. She is known for fusing art, finance and technology to challenge status quo across a number of different industries.
As a banker and financier, Roksana was Deputy CEO, Vice President of the Management of Bank Peako S.A. in Poland and Head of the UK Ultra High Net-Worth Client Team at Credit Suisse. Previously to this she has managed large portfolios at Edmond de Rothschild, Merrill Lynch, JPMorgan and EBRD. Her banking experience ranges from corporate finance, wealth management to investment banking.
As an artist, Roksana is fascinated with the relationship between photography, design, technology and ethically sourced gemstones. She is an Artist in Residence for Faberge where she explores the complex relationship between luxury, contemporary art and sustainability. She has collaborated with artists like Terry O’Neill, and her art has been exhibited all over the world, including the International Art Exhibition in Azerbaijan in 2010, Serpentine Pavillion in London in 2019, World Economic Forum 2018-2020, as well as Saudi Cup 2020.
In 2008 she has been recognised by the prestigious Newsweek Poland Award for her efforts in deepening British-Polish relations alongside Polish President in exile Kaczorowski, and historian Norman Davies. In 2014 she has been named Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.
She is a CFA® Charterholder, and holds Bachelors in Engineering and Masters degree in Management and Economics from the Technical University of Gdansk, Poland.