Adam Koniuszewski, FCPA, FCA, CFA, is a Fellow of the Quebec Order of Chartered Accountants, a Chartered Financial Analyst, Associate Fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science (WAAS), and Senior Advisor to TaxCOOP - an international non-partisan initiative launched in Canada on international tax competition and challenges of the taxation system.
After an international business career in finance, strategy and public affairs, Adam Koniuszewski turned his focus to diplomatic, environmental and security matters by joining President Mikhail Gorbachev as Executive Director of Green Cross International in 2008.
He is now involved in creating educational initiatives for youth and business. He launched The Bridge Foundation initiative in 2009 to raise awareness about global challenges and promote a circular economy. The Foundation engages youth and opinion leaders on global issues through its “Education is a Window to the World” program active in Canada, Poland and Switzerland.
On the invitation of former French Environment Minister Corinne Lepage, Mr. Koniuszewski helped draft a “Declaration of the Rights and Duties of Humanity” and organized the launch of a campaign for its endorsement in Geneva with the support of 40 million scouts. The Declaration was presented at the 2015 Paris Climate Conference and at the UN General Assembly. Mr. Koniuszewski continues to promote the Declaration for its adoption by the United Nations.
Mr. Koniuszewski is a sought-after speaker on international fora on topics ranging from business and sustainability to climate change and international cooperation.