Lidia Gryszkiewicz, PhD
Innovation & social impact strategist | Social Innovation Academy co-founder | The Impact Lab co-founder
Dr Lidia Gryszkiewicz, is innovation and social impact expert with a PhD in innovation management. She is the co-founder of The Impact Lab, a strategic innovation consulting firm advising governments, cities, non-profits and businesses on collaborative innovation and participation topics. She also co-founded Limitless, with global Social Innovation Academy as its flagship project. Previously, she had advised private and public clients as strategy consultant with Arthur D. Little, a global advisory firm, run strategic projects for PricewaterhouseCoopers in Amsterdam and worked as R&D engineer for Service Engineering with Impact at Luxembourg Institute of Science & Technology. She is regularly invited by the European Commission, European Institute of Innovation and Technology and national innovation programmes as expert on the topics of innovation, co-creation and entrepreneurship. She was a national delegate to CEN & ISO committees developing innovation management standards. Lidia holds a PhD in management and economic sciences from Louvain Academy (Belgium), a Master’s Degree in International Business from Maastricht University (The Netherlands) and a Master’s Degree in Management and Strategy from University of Lodz (Poland). She has completed the Creating Shared Value programme at Harvard Business School, led by Professor Michael Porter.