About us

Fincarlo team is composed of people who have an extensive experience in international business, finance and taxation.

What distinguishes us is our ability to put theory into practice and our professional approach to each new task.

We will guide you reliably and effectively through the process of recovering VAT from abroad, as a result of which extra funds will be transferred to your account.

Paweł Świdkiewicz, CEO, co-founder

Paweł has been dealing with tax advisory since 2006. During this period, he has provided services, among others, as a professional tax advisor internally for the largest companies operating in the industrial sector, and as an advisor in the tax team of one of the largest law firms in Poland.

This is how Paweł gained his extensive experience in the field of corporate tax settlements. The main areas of his interest include goods and services tax (VAT), corporate income tax (including transfer prices) and personal income tax (including employee settlements and social security contributions).

Arkadiusz Bochnak, VP, co-founder

A graduate in Accounting and Finance at WSB University in Wrocław and Management and Marketing at Wroclaw University of Economics and Business. In 2005, he established a local company under the business name of DRB Centrum Odszkodowań, in which he currently serves the function of the President of the Management Board of the General Partner and co-owner of the company. The company managed by him has grown and expanded its activities from a local company into a company that operates all over Poland. In DRB he is responsible for company management and supporting the Finance and Marketing Department. Participant of many communication and management trainings. In the professional work he confirms every day that “where there’s a will there’s a way”, and he is able to accomplish all he wants. He is appreciated by DRB employees for his consistency.

In his private life he is a father of two children, a kitesurfing enthusiast, and his motto is “You have what you think of”. His calmness and, at the same time, high professionalism and optimism, are what motivates people to work.

Krzysztof Dribczak, VP, co-founder

A graduate of the University of Technology of Zielona Góra and WSB University in Wrocław. In 2008, he completed Postgraduate Management Studies at WSB University in Wrocław. Since the beginning of his career he has been involved in sales and customer service. He was the Head of the Sale Department of one of the largest telecommunications operators in Poland. From 2011 to 2019, he was a Vice President of the Management Board of the Polish Chamber of Compensation Advisors and Agents. Participant of many courses and trainings and certified ICC coach. Since 2009, Sales Director and currently Vice-President of the Management Board of Centrum Compensation DRB responsible for customer service.

In his private life he is a father of two daughters, passionate about personal development and a specialist in interpersonal communication. His innovative approach to business and life results in many successes. A man who never uses the word “impossible”.

Krzysztof Przybysz, General Manager

A graduate in Law, Administration and Economics at the University of Wrocław. A manager with 13 years of experience in the field of fintech and lendtech. Between 2007 and 2018, he was related to the Ferratum Group, an international provider of mobile financial services. His duties were to create and manage the Polish branch office of the Ferratum Group. As a Country Manager and Member of the Management Board he was responsible for preparation and implementation of a long-term strategy, including development of financial products in Poland. In 2013, he launched on the Polish market Ferratum Bank, operating on a European passport.

In 2019, he became a Chief Executive Officer of Loando Group, a global ecosystem of innovative companies and start-ups operating in the area of new technologies, broadly defined fintech and digital marketing.

In his private life he is a father of two daughters, passionate about creating new solutions, changing business models and developing talents.

Bolesław Drapella, co-founder

20 years of experience in e-business. Entrepreneur specialising in the online sectors of aviation, tourism and hotel industries, online advertising industry and, more broadly, in the real estate industry. In the past, he held the positions of VP of BizDev, CMO, CCO, COO, CHRO and President of the Management Board of a company listed at the Warsaw Stock Exchange. He was also a manager of hotels in the UK. Investor and Venture Partner in Black Pearls VC fund.

In the past, he was the President of the Management Board of AirHelp Poland and the Chief Operating Officer in the AirHelp Group. The company helps travellers to obtain the compensation due to them for delayed, cancelled and overbooked flights. AirHelp has helped more than 10 million passengers by gaining millions of dollars for its clients. The company has recorded an amazing growth and increased its employment from 50 to 600 employees worldwide, with offices in Hong Kong, New York, Berlin, Kraków, Gdańsk and several other locations worldwide.

Venture Partner at Black Pearls VC, where he is actively involved in supporting the fundraising and shares his extensive experience with the portfolio companies. He also supports companies as part of supervisory and advisory boards.