Małgorzata Podskarbi

Małgorzata Podskarbi


„Changing Role of Controllers & Digitalization – IT IS NOT ROCKET SCIENCE!”


Head of Process Center & Local Content at Volkswagen Poznań.


She is a dynamic manager of finance and operations and has wide experience in international corporations.


„Changes require proper attitude. Sometimes you have to take a fresh look at the reality. Just apply something and see what works best.”


Małgorzata Podskarbi has long experience in the field of management. The highlights of her career include:

  • 2012 – 2018 – Head of Corporate Controlling at Volkswagen Poznań
  • 2012 – Member of the Board of the International Association of Controllers (ICV)
  • 2009 – 2012 Investment Controlling Coordinator at Volkswagen Poznań
  • 2011 – Leader of the ICV Work Group Poznań – Berlin Brandenburg
  • 2009 – Member of the Board of the International Association of Controllers
  • 2003 – 2008 – Logistics Controller at Volkswagen Poznań
  • 2001 – 2003  MBA at the University of Economics and Business in Poznań and at Europäische Wirtschaftshochschule in Berlin


During the Congress, Małgorzata Podskarbi will deliver an inspiring lecture entitled: “Controlling at Volkswagen Poznań and Changing Role of Controllers”.


“Every controller can be a change agent in a company because innovative solutions do not require cosmic tools but a proper attitude.”

The lecture will cover the following issues:

  • Controller as a business partner and an innovator.
  • How is the role of controller in a company changing?
  • Customer journey – What does it mean for controlling?
  • The application of agile methodologies in controlling.


“Digitisation, robotisation – an opportunity or a threat?” Look for the answer by observing the reality, watching, getting new experiences, testing and turning barriers into opportunities.


Małgorzata Podskarbi

Member of the Board of the ICV, Director at Volkswagen Poznań

Other speakers

Prof. dr Utz Schäffer

Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Director Institute of Management Accounting and Control (IMC) WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management

Nausica Costin

Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President at NTT DATA Romania

dr Adrianna Lewandowska

President and founder of the Family Business Institute, owner of the Lewandowska & Partners consulting company

Marcin Barański

General Director, Member of the Board at VOX Capital Group

Robert Stobiński

Member of the Board for Digital Transformation at AMICA S.A., formerly General Manager at AMAZON in Poland

Szymon Szawerna

Director of the Cost Allocation Office at the Cost Management Department at SANTANDER Bank Polska S.A.

Marek Lelątko

Director of the Business Controlling Department at PKP Energetyka

Tomasz Kacprzycki

CFO at KKS LECH Poznań S.A.

Wojciech Olasek

Head of Logistics Planning Department at Volkswagen Poznań

Piotr Kwaśniak

Chief Financial Robotics Strategist, Rhenus Data Office Sp. z o.o.

Dr. Tomasz M. Zieliński

Executive Director of ICV POLAND (Delegate for Poland) – International Association of Controllers – ICV (Internationaler Controller Verein).

Witold Kilijański

Chief Executive Officer (CEO ) in NewDataLabs

Marcin Motel

Country Sales Manager at UiPath

Andreea Vasiliu

Director Product Strategy, EPM, EMEA at Oracle

dr Paweł Błaszkiewicz

Trainer: area of managerial skills.

Dorota Zaremba

Sales Executive – Business Analytics, SAP

Andrzej Kuś

Senior Presales SAP Finance, SAP

Zbigniew Kępiński

Genius Lab Manager w Raben Management Services Sp. z o. o.