Poland Member Committee

Polski Komitet Światowej Rady Energetycznej

Website: http://www.wec-pksre.pl/

The Polish Member Committee of the WEC has been active since the creation of the WEC in 1924, with the only break occurring during the Second World War. In the post-war period until 1997 the Polish Committee was functioning within the the energy ministry and was supervised by the energy ministers. In 1997 the Polish Committee of the World Energy Council was transformed into the self-governing association. The objective of the Polish MC WEC activity is to support the development and sustainable exploitation of national energy resources as well as to represent Polish energy sector in the WEC and to promote its achievements at the WEC forum.

Chair: Eryk Klossowski

Graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration and the Post-graduate Intellectual Property Law Studies at the University of Warsaw. In 2005, completed barrister training at Warsaw Bar Chamber. Worked at law firms until 2015. Collaborated with Ernst & Young Sp. z o.o. in 2000-2003. Expert at the Jagiellonian Institute in 2011-2012. President of the Security-Development-Energy Initiatives Foundation since 2014. Lecturer to post-graduate students at Collegium Civitas, Warsaw University of Technology and Helena Chodkowska University of Technology and Economics. Specialised primarily in energy law and European competition law.

Secretary: Ada Konczalska

Ada graduated from the Department of Law at the University of Warmia and Mazu¬ry in Olsztyn, she also holds the M.A. title in International Relations, specialisation: European Policy. In addition she completed post-graduate studies on Union Funds Management at the Department of Economy. She joined the Glaubicz Garwolińska Consultants team in January 2008. Since January 2010 she has been holding the position of the Account Director and su¬pervising the Change Management Department. Apart from that, she is also the vice-president of GGC, in charge of operational matters. She is responsible for the ongoing functioning of the company and for customer relations management. She runs crisis management projects, develops and implements strategies of communication with local communities, works on internal communication and corporate PR projects. In the past she gathered experience in a legal office and enriched her portfolio as the coordinator of the 3rd Reunion of the Polish Diaspora and Poles from Abroad; that event gave her the oppor¬tunity to cooperate with organisations from more than 60 countries in the world. Since the year 2004 she has been involved in projects related to the renewable energy sources and obtaining funds for RES from the European Union.
Recently she has provided advisory services in the field of developing and implementing com-prehensive communication strategies and corporate PR, She conducts crisis management projects in the power industry, logistics and pharmaceutical branches.

Publications by the member committee:

Energy sector of the world and Poland  (December 2014)

In the study “Energy sector of the world and Poland – beginnings, development, present state”, the Polish Member Committee elaborates the development of the energy sector of the world and Poland, starting from the middle of 19th century, and reviewing in more detail the period after the Second World War and the first decade of 21st century.