Richard Stephens

Founder & Editor, Poland Today


Richard Stephens is Founder & Editor of Poland Today, an English-language media firm based in Warsaw whose aim is to promote business in Poland. The company is the publisher of the award-winning Poland Today magazine, produces business films about Poland and organizes conferences on a variety of topics, including its flagship conference at MIPIM real estate fair in Cannes each year. Richard was previously editor of Eurobuild CEE magazine, where he established the conference department and also created the hugely successful Eurobuild Awards Gala, running the first two editions. Before that, he was Managing Director of CEPIF, the CEE region’s real estate fair in Warsaw. Throughout his career, Richard has organized over 120 international conferences and events, including 10+ trips of international journalists to Poland & CEE countries on behalf of entities such as UEFA (ahead of Euro 2012 in Poland & Ukraine), the Warsaw Stock Exchange and cities such as Warsaw, Gdańsk, Łódż, Poznań and Wrocław. Richard is English and graduated in Theology & Religious Studies from Bristol University. He lives with his family just outside Warsaw.