Mr Bartłomiej Nowak specialises in energy law, business law, competition law and EU law. In 2007–2009, he worked for Directorate-General for Transport and Energy of the European Commission and as an adviser to the President of the Energy Regulatory Office. In 2010–2014, he was an adviser at the Kancelaria Domański Zakrzewski Palinka sp.k. law firm and member of the Supervisory Board of PTE WARTA S.A. Since 2009, he has worked for the Leon Kozminski University of Warsaw, initially as Assistant Professor and then Professor at the Law College as well as Vice-Rector for Economic and Social Studies. Bartłomiej Nowak is a member of the Scientific Boards of the Aviation Institute, Electron Technology Institute and the National Centre for Nuclear Research.
Mr Wojciech Bieńkowski is a professor of economics and international economic relations at the Łazarski University of Warsaw, where he heads the US Economy and Transatlantic Relations Institute. For eight years (until July 2015), Mr Bieńkowski was also Dean of the University’s Faculty of Economics and Management. Previously, he worked at the Warsaw School of Economics, where he obtained a PhD degree and habilitation. He spent many years as visiting fellow, including at Harvard (twice) and other leading universities in the US, Japan and Europe. Mr Bieńkowski’s academic achievements cover the fields of economic politics, competitiveness and comparative analysis of the effectiveness of social and economic systems. He authored or co-authored many academic papers published by recognised academic publishing houses at home and abroad. He has gained professional experience as head of international cooperation at the National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management and as supervisory board member at BOŚ, Famur, PAIiIZ, Elektrownie Szczytowo-Pompowe (currently PGE) and the Polish-American Corporation for Technology Transfer (PAKTO).
Mr Borowiec graduated from the AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków (Faculty of Drilling, Oil and Gas) in 1992 and in the same year joined Zielonogórski Zakład Górnictwa Nafty i Gazu. In 2001, he graduated from The Jacob of Paradyż University of Applied Sciences in Gorzów Wielkopolski − Institute of Management and Finance, where he completed studies in Management and Marketing. In 2014, he earned a degree from the Koszalin University of Technology, where his principal field of study was Accounting − Accounting of Business Entities. At present, he is Head of the Administrative Centre for Oil and Gas Production Facilities in Drezdenko. Mr Borowiec is also a licensed Mine Operations Manager. In 2002, he passed an examination for candidates to supervisory boards of state-owned companies and in 2010 he received a title of Grade II Mining Director.
Mr Mateusz Boznański graduated from the Faculty of Law, Administration and Economics of the University of Wrocław. In 2002−2006, he completed legal training as an attorney-at-law at the Regional Bar Association in Wrocław. Since April 2007, he has worked as an attorney-at-law in his own law firm; in 2011−2015, he has also been a partner in a law partnership. In the course of his professional career, Mr Boznański has gained considerable experience in the provision of services to commercial-law companies (both Polish and foreign-owned) and to local government bodies. As part of his duties, he has provided legal advice to capital groups across Poland, in particular with respect to civil, labour, EU and commercial law. He provides ongoing legal advisory services with respect to construction law and related legal areas for companies operating in the property development sector. He also specialises in cases related to the protection of personal rights, acting as an attorney in major court trials. He has participated in bankruptcy proceedings of entities operating in the property development sector. Mr Boznański has also provided legal services as an attorney in proceedings before courts of general jurisdiction, as a lawyer in criminal proceedings, including with respect to criminal economic law and criminal fiscal proceedings. He was (in 2010−2013) and, since 2013 to date, has been a member of the Human Rights Committee at the Polish Bar Council. Since 2013, he has been a member of the Audit Committee at the Regional Bar Association in Wrocław.
Mr Mateusz Boznański has represented that he meets the independence criteria defined in Art. 36 of the Company’s Articles of Association.
Mr Andrzej Gonet graduated with honours from the Faculty of Drilling, Oil and Gas of the AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków in 1975. He was then employed at the Faculty of Drilling, Oil and Gas, where in 1980 he defended with honours his doctoral thesis and in 1989 received the higher academic qualification of Doctor of Science. In 1998, he was awarded professorship and is now employed as a full professor at the AGH University of Science and Technology. He has completed several post-graduate programmes run by the AGH University of Science and Technology, Jagiellonian University and Polish Academy of Sciences as well as a course for candidates to supervisory boards of state-stock companies. He was a member of the Supervisory Boards of ZUN Sp. z o. o. of Krosno (2000–2002) and PNiG Sp z o. o. of Kraków (2011–2013). Mr Gonet has authored or co-authored over 300 publications, 260 unpublished research papers, 29 approved and submitted patents and 8 licences. He is a certified environmental impact assessment expert of the Kraków Province Governor, expert of the Polish Association of Oil and Gas Industry Engineers and Technicians and has extensive professional experience gained in Poland and abroad. He has been a consultant and reviewer of many scientific papers and research projects. He is a member of the Drilling and Borehole Mining Section of the Mining Committee of the Polish Academy of Sciences. Throughout his professional career he has held various positions, including head of the Drilling Department, Deputy Director of the Institute of Drilling, Oil and Gas, two terms of office as Vice-Dean and Dean of the Faculty of Drilling, Oil and Gas of the AGH University of Science and Technology, in which function he serves for the third term. In addition, Mr Andrzej Gonet was a co-founder of the PWSZ Krosno State College, where he has served as Vice-Rector and Rector.
Mr Piotr Sprzączak is a graduate of the Maria Curie-Skłodowska University of Lublin and the National School of Public Administration of Warsaw. He began his professional career in 2011 at the Oil and Gas Department of the Ministry of Economy and then the Ministry of Energy. He is currently Head of the Infrastructure Department at the Ministry of Energy. His main professional focus is on matters related to security of natural gas supplies to Poland. As part of his professional duties, he negotiates EU laws and drafts legislation concerning security of gas supplies. He also coordinates activities related to Poland’s membership in the EU and international organisations, energy agreements of which it is a signatory as well as activities related to international cooperation. In 2011−2014, he was involved in preparing and updating the assessment of risk related to security of gas supplies, a prevention plan and an emergency response plan.
Mr Ryszard Wąsowicz graduated from the School of Law and Public Administration in Rzeszów with a Bachelor’s Degree in Administration − Human Resources Management (continuation – Master’s Degree programme). He started his professional career in 1978 at Sanocki Zakład Górnictwa Nafty i Gazu, working at the Husów gas extraction facility. In 1990−1992, he was a member of the Employee Council at Sanocki Zakład Górnictwa Nafty i Gazu, and in 1992−1996, for two (the fifth and sixth) terms of office, he was a member of the Employee Council at PGNiG SA. Until 1998, he was a member of the Consulting Board at PGNiG. In 1998, he completed a course for supervisory board members and passed a state exam before the State Treasury Commission. Since 1990, he has been delegated to work in trade union bodies. Mr Wąsowicz was nominated to the Supervisory Board of PGNiG by the President of the Trade Union of Workers of the Mining and Oil Industries (NSZZ Górników – Naftowców). On May 15th, 2014, he was appointed to the PGNiG Supervisory Board as a member elected by the employees.
Ms Anna Wellisz is a graduate of the University of Warsaw. She has completed a postgraduate doctoral course at the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Polish Academy of Sciences and a postgraduate course in Management at the Warsaw School of Economics. Holding a PhD in the humanities, she has received scholarships from Fondation Intellectuelle Européenne and the Czesław Miłosz Foundation. She is also a mediator licensed by the Minister of Family, Labour and Social Policy. In the early 1990s, having defended her doctoral thesis, Ms Wellisz carried out academic research, principally into mass social movements, and then began to work as a consultant. As an expert at the NSZZ Solidarność Mazowsze Region’s Consulting and Negotiation Office, she provided advice to company committees. As a partner of Grupa Gospodarcza Sp. z o.o., she was responsible for organisation, marketing and management projects as well as regional restructuring and company restructuring programmes. From 1996, Ms Wellisz occupied various management positions, working as Marketing Director at the Centrum Prywatyzacji Foundation, HR Deputy Director for employment policy and professional development at Polskie Sieci Elektroenergetyczne SA and CIECH SA’s Deputy Director of the Management Board Office (later the Owner Supervision and HR Policy Office). In 2001, she moved to New York to serve as First Secretary of the Economic and Trade Department of the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland. Since 2006, she has occupied various supervisory management positions in public administration – initially at the Ministry of Economy and then, since 2008, at the Ministry of Science and Higher Education. During her employment at the Ministry of Economy, she served on the Supervisory Board of Spółka Restrukturyzacji Kopalń S.A. and Węglozbycie S.A. Ms Wellisz is currently Deputy Director at the Department of Science of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education.
Until March 5th, 2017, Ms Magdalena Zegarska served as Member and Secretary of the Supervisory Board.
On March 6th, 2017, Mr Sławomir Borowiec assumed the position of Secretary of the Supervisory Board.