Piotr Voelkel
Piotr Voelkel

Entrepreneur, founder of SWPS University


Founder and co-owner of VOX Capital Group, one of the biggest furniture companies in Poland. He is a founder of SWPS University and co-founder of Collegium Da Vinci. He is also a co-founder of Concordia Design, a design center in Poznań, and VOX-ARTIS Foundation for the promotion of Polish contemporary art. All of them are parts of Human Touch Group. Despite the fact that they are associated with various industries, they are all connected by one idea – development must be consistent with human needs.

Moreover, Piotr Voelkel is the President of Wielkopolskie Towarzystwo Zachęty Sztuk Pięknych [The Greater Poland Society of Zachęta National Gallery of Art], its collection is included in the permanent exhibit at the National Museum in Poznań. Currently, He is engaged in creating Wielkopolskie Centrum Designu [The Greater Poland Center of Design].

He was awarded for his activity for development and promotion of Polish business. He was awarded with Knight’s Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta (2014), Polish Business Roundtable's (PRB) Jan Wejchert Award (2015) and Magellan Laurel (2015).