Marek Panfil, Ph.D.

Diligent and experienced Business Valuator, published author / co-author of 45 articles and ten books about business and intangible assets valuation. Innovative and collaborative Strategic Advisor identifying value drivers for publicly listed and privately held companies. Creative and engaging Senior Lecturer with over ten years of experience in teaching university-level courses in Poland and Canada.

Business Valuator

  • Marek has over 20 years of experience in business valuation, including two years at Ernst & Young (EY) Vancouver (Transaction Advisory Service, Valuation and Business Modeling)
  • He is a member of Polish Association of Business Valuators (
  • He successfully completed Chartered Business Valuation (CBV) Level I (Introduction to Valuation), Level II (Intermediate Business Valuation), Level III (Advanced Business Valuation), Level IV (Special Topics in Valuation), Valuation for Financial Reporting, Corporate Finance
  • Marek founded and directed a Business Valuation Program for executives at SGH Warsaw School of Economics in Poland (2005-2014) and at Kozminski University (2019 – present)
  • He co-authored Poland’s first comprehensive statement of the principles for business valuation for the Polish Federation of Associations Property Appraisers (April 2011)
  • Marek is a prolific writer with many works on business and intangible assets valuation published in Polish, English, and Chinese
  • He is an instructor of Finance for non-financial manager workshops at Francuski Instytut Gospodarczy Sp. z o.o.

Strategic Advisor and Independent Non-Executive Director

  • Marek is a highly regarded expert in the field of publicly traded corporations with a proven track record of creating long-term value for shareholders
  •  He serves as an independent member of Supervisory Board in Niezależny Dom Maklerski SA (a brokerage house) in Warsaw
  • For six years he served as a Chair of the Audit Committee at KGHM, a Poland-based global mining corporation (top 3 worldwide producer of silver and top 10 worldwide producer of copper)
  • For two years Marek worked as an Internal Audit Manager at KGHM International, a Vancouver-based, medium-sized mining company with operating assets in Canada, the US, and Chile
  • He authored business plans and feasibility studies to equity and debt investors
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  • Marek is passionate about teaching
  • He has the ability to build caring relationships with students, he is friendly and approachable, and has superior listening and community-building skills
  • Marek has extensive international teaching experience (Kozminski University, SGH Warsaw School of Economics in Poland; SFU Beedie School of Business and VanWest College in Vancouver, Canada)
  • He enjoys teaching Corporate Finance, Entrepreneurial Finance, Business and Intangible Assets Valuation with Excel, Project Finance with Excel, Value Based Management