Dr Tomasz Szejner

Research Associate

Academic Interests

  • Innovation Ecosystems
  • Performance Measurement
  • Business Excellence Models
  • Change Management


Tomasz Szejner joined the Centre for Strategy and Performance for a PhD research project under the supervision of Dr Ken Platts and he became a member of Wolfson College.

At Cambridge, Tomasz has developed a Business Excellence Model for performance measurement, designed to support organizations in both cultural transformation and organizational development in transitional and emerging economies. The model assists in a continuous improvement process, which helps organizations to improve their operations, and build a more sustainable competitive advantage. His PhD research project was conducted in cooperation with leading multinational corporations.

Tomasz has been involved in business consulting in the area of Business Excellence, Continuous Improvement and Change Management for 20 years. When working for Capgemini Consulting Corporation, as a Director of Business Excellence, he designed a “Transforming Government Program". The main theses from his program were published in the book: “Building Better Quality Administration for the Public”, recognized by OECD and promoted by The Network of Institutes and Schools of Public Administration in Central and Eastern Europe.

He became a UK Business Excellence Award Assessor for the British Quality Foundation. He is also an Auditor of Quality Management Systems certified by Lloyds Register Quality Assurance in London.

During his business career, Tomasz founded the “Forum for Building a Culture of Democracy” – an initiative dedicated to reconstructing values systems to ensure the strengthening of democracy and promotion of market economies within civic societies in post totalitarian countries. His initiative was noticed by the Government of the United States and resulted in an invitation to the White House in Washington DC. His unique initiative was appreciated and recognized by the Secretary of State - Madeline Albright.

Tomasz is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts in London, and a member of The Polish Aristocracy Association.

Contact Details

T: +44 (0) 1223 338192
M: +44 (0) 7847 167011
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