The idea behind Vermilion Consulting is:

  • open Indians’ eyes to Poland while making Poland more accessible to Indians

  • spice up Poland with an Indian flavour – promote Indo-Polish undertakings

People behind Vermilion Consulting are -

Founders:

  • Piyush Mittal

A businessman who first came to Poland to study – graduated from the Technical University of Wroclaw, Faculty of Informatics and Management and postgraduate studies of Public Relations. He started his first business here under the rigid control of the communist economy. He grew together with the development of the free market in Poland and has a first-hand experience of the hardships of transition. “Where there’s a will there’s a way… Particularly that nowadays in Poland everything has become much more predictable and feasible” – he says. In addition to his experience as an entrepreneur – import and export between India and Poland, event management, support for Indian undertakings in Poland – he is a founder and President of the Indo-Polish Integration Society.

piyush@vermilion-consulting.com
+48 508 142 077

  • Marta Wiatroszak

Lawyer, licensed tax advisor, graduated from the Legal Faculty at the University of Wroclaw and International Business Law at the Central European University. Experienced business consultant with a 5 years practice in global consulting company from the big four. She took an interest in India during her studies – first as a tourist, later as an addict... As business and social contacts with Indians intensified, she decided not only to include them in her practice, but to focus on Indo-Polish relations entirely: “Bridging India and Poland, joining people, their ideas and assisting them to prosper – it is not work; it is a dream come true”.
She is a Resident Director of the Europe India Chamber of Commerce for Poland.

marta@vermilion-consulting.com
+48 603 545 329

 

Head of the India Office:

  • Sunil Gupta

Environment, Risk & Safety professional having wide consulting experience of more than 21 years for various industrial sectors, with the background qualification of chemical engineering with specialization in Industrial Pollution Abatement. He has wide experience of working in South Korea, Oman, Iraq, UAE, Yemen, Nigeria, Srilanka and India and thorough understanding and experience of IFC, World Bank & ADB and statuary bodies of respective countries.

sunil@vermilion-consulting.com
+91 9412230242

Polish Team:

  • Humayun S. Mian – project manager – captain of ocean sailing, specialist in international projects management.
  • Antonina Małowiecka

 Journalist, traveler and event coordinator – Vermilion’s media contact person. She specializes in culture and tourist journalism with the aim to show and explain differences between Europe and India. Her PhD studies at the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Wroclaw deal with ecology and culture in the Indian Himalayas, where she spends winter every year. She has taken part in creating the first Polish globetrotting guidebook about India and Nepal. Together with the Indo-Polish Integration Society she organizes events focused on cross-cultural dialog and builds a center of Asian cultures near Wroclaw. “Why India? First it was a ‘mission impossible’ plan to get there, now it is more ambitious – to show it to other people”.

  • Kasia Chaja

Kasia Chaja -psychologist, cross-cultural trainer and  traveler. She used to live in the US where she gained knowledge in the field of international business and cross-cultural psychology (Bryan School of Business and Economics, University of North Carolina at Greensboro). She emphasizes the importance of harmony and keeping balance between opposites in all circumstances. To offset the influence of the West on her life she frequently travels to India. "A wise man finds balance between simplicity and complexity of life, enjoying both" – these words of the Nobel Peace Prize nominee Śri Ravi Shankar are her motto. She meditates, practices yoga and tai chi. She is also an active member of the Indo-Polish Integration Society for which, among other things, she writes articles about India.

  • Iwona Drahan

Economist, graduate of the Faculty of International Relations and Foreign Trade at the Wroclaw University of Economics. She completed her education through post-graduate studies in the field of human resources. She says: ”It is not impossible to fulfill one's dreams. Even the longest journey begins with the first, small step". In order to put these ideas into practice, she has set out on a lone voyage to China, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand and India. In the latter she left her heart. Now she is popularizing Indian culture in Poland and bridging the gaps between Polish and Indian nations. She is also an active member of the Indo-Polish Integration Society.