Dr. Beata Gessel-Kalinowskavel Kalisz, FCIARB

President of the Lewiatan Court of Arbitration Founding and Managing Partner of GESSEL Attorneys at law.

Leader practitioner in M&A, private equity, commercial law and arbitration. To this date Beata Gessel has participated in more than 60, both domestic and international,
arbitration cases (including Lewiatan, KIG, ICC, UNCITRAL and other ad hoc) dealing with issues concerning M&A transactions, other commercial contracts, construction
law (including FIDIC regulations). Her arbitration experience and achievements have been recognised by the prestigious Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in London and she has been granted a status of Fellow of the CIArb (FCIArb). Dr. Gessel is a member of the ICC Arbitration Commission, the International Bar Association, the Board of Directors of ArbitralWomen, ICC Poland and the Polish Arbitration Association. Arbitrator of the Lewiatan Court of Arbitration in Warsaw, VIAC in Vienna, Court of International Commercial Arbitration by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Bucharest and Court of Arbitration by the Chamber of Industrial Energetics and Energy Receivers (IEPiOE) in Warsaw. Chair of the Audit Committee of the Polish Private Equity Association, the Women’s Congress and Legia Warszawa FC Supporters Association.
Founder of the GESSEL Foundation for the National Museum in Warsaw.