Steven K.
Founding Partner

Founding Partner



Group CFO

External Legal Counsel

Investment Director

Investment Manager

Investment Manager

VC Investment Manager

Steven E.
Head of Food Science

Food Tech Associate

Head of Digital

Finance Director

External Legal Counsel

Our Team

Combined operational, deal execution, and board level experience of 150+ years.  Most of the team has been working together for the past 10+ years.

Collectively, the team provides

Founding Partners

Henry McGovern

Investment Committee
Founding Partner
• Serial entrepreneur
• Founder of AmRest Holdings SE
• 28 years industry experience

Steven K. Winegar

Investment Committee
Founding Partner
• AmRest Board of Director member
• Shareholder and senior executive of Grupo Zena
• Founder of Restauravia Grupo Empresarial
• 33 years industry experience

Partners & Lead Execution

Martin Davalos

Investment Committee
• 10 years+ Leading a Multi-billion Family Office
• Senior Vice President Sales Business Development at Citibank Europe & Australia
• 20 years+ experience in corporate finance, real estate and M&A

Troy Weeks

Investment Committee
• Head of Venture Capital and Technology Funds at European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
• Senior M&A Associate in CMS London & Budapest
• 20 years industry experience

Harry Goss

Investment Committee
• More than 20 years of international food service and M&A advisor experience
• Managing Director at Nomura, led food service and leisure advisory practice in Europe

Functional Heads​

Krzysztof Piechna

Investment Committee
Group CFO
• Regional CFO at AmRest & Burger King Brand President
• Treasury Manager in Anglo American
• Senior Associate in PwC
• 20 years+ experience in corporate financial roles

Dawid Książczak

External Legal Counsel
• Chief Legal Officer at AmRest
• Tax Manager at Mondi Paper Świecie S.A.
• 15 years industry experience

Investment Team​

Maciej Mausch

Investment Director
• Brand president, Pizza Hut Global (500+ Rest in AmRest)
• Market Director & CFO at AmRest
• Senior Analyst in Franklin Templeton
• 14 years industry experience

Michał Serwatka

Senior Analyst, Food Service
• Head of Investor Relations and M&A at AmRest
• Supervisory Board Member at Etno Café
• Metropolitan Properties Investment Manager
• 12 years industry experience

Adam Putyra

Senior Analyst, Food Service
• Finance and investment manager at AmRest
• Finance manager at Starbucks and KFC
• 10 years industry experience

Marta Laorden

Investor Relations & VC Director
• Attorney & business professional
• Diversification Area Director at Mutua Insurance Co
• 8+ Senior Investment Manager at Mutli-billion Family Office
• 14 years experience on the investment industry

Steven E. Winegar

Analyst, Food Tech
• Master in Engineering at Boston University
• 5 years+ experience in consulting and financial roles (PwC, KPMG)
• Crew Chief in the US Army National Guard

Michel Kovac

Analyst, Food Tech
• Master in International Management
• M&A Associate in Ernst and Young
• Consultant in Okta Investments
• 5 years+ industry experience

Pawel Szczepaniak

Digital Solutions
• Chief Information & Digital Officer Vapiano
• Chief Information Officer dean&david
• Global Senior IT Director, AmRest
• 15 years+ restaurant IT & digital industry experience


Magda Bilska

Finance Director
• Global Treasury Director at AmRest
• Senior Associate in The Boston Consulting Group
• 14 years industry experience

Justyna Peryt

Investor Support
• Business administration at AmRest
• AML-KYC analyst at Deloitte Tax Advisory
• 5 years industry experience

Alicja Kubiak

Fund admin and HR Coordinator
• Business admin and HR roles at AmRest & Merck
• AML-KYC process support at Deloitte Tax Advisory
• 6 years+ combined industry experience

Longin Sobolewski-Hajbert

External Legal Counsel
• Global Legal Director at AmRest
• Member of Polish Bar Association (Advocate) since 2009
• 12 years+ in the industry

Operational Team in Portfolio Companies

Olgierd Danielewicz

• 24 years in the restaurant industry
• Former COO at AmRest
• Former BK + KFC brand president
• Introduced BK in CEE
• Grown AmRest from 25 to 2,350 stores

Renata Danielewicz

• 17 years in the restaurant industry
• Former AmRest HR Talent
• Development, Processes and Systems Director
• Owner of Best Self, Executive Coach
• Marshall Goldsmith, Leadership Coach

Peter Kaineder

• 17 years in Investment Banking
• 5 years in restaurant + food-tech
• Former Chief Strategy Officer at AmRest
• Former Glovo board member

Aleksandra Tajak

• 12 years in the restaurant industry
• Former Head of Controlling at CCC
• Former Group Controller at AmRest