About usCentral Europe Energy Partners
Central Europe Energy Partners (CEEP) represents the interests of the energy and energy-intensive companies from Central Europe in order to promote balanced energy transition in accordance with technological neutrality principle, enhance regional cooperation and strengthen the region’s energy security within the framework of EU energy and climate policy.
The over-riding goal of the organization is to influence over the EU decision making bodies to shape the EU energy and climate policy by taking into account the interests and views of Central European companies. CEEP members are 13 energy and energy-intensive companies and organisations from four Central European countries, employing over 100,000 workers, with total annual revenue of more than EUR 20 billion.
CEEP is an international non-profit association with its headquarters in Brussels. It is the first major body to represent the companies from the region’s energy sector at the EU level.
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StructureBoard of Directors
The association is managed by a Board of Directors of three to nine persons, appointed for a renewable term of five years. The current board is composed of following members:
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Mr. Leszek Jesień serves as Director for International Cooperation at PSE, electricity Transmission System Operator: responsible for inter-TSO relations, general strategy and innovations. Professor for international relations and sustainable development at Collegium Civitas University. Co-author of New Electricity and New Cars. Previously, advisor for European affairs and energy to three Polish prime ministers, and ministers of economy and environment.
Vice – Chairman of the Board of Directors
Mr. Rafał Miland is the Vice-President of the Management Board of PERN S.A. from January 2016. A graduate from the Department of Law and Administration at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, National School of Public Administration and post-graduate studies at the Leon Koźmiński University. He started his professional career in the Ministry of Finance. He was a Vice Consul in the Consulate General of the RP in Malmö (Sweden) in 2005 – 2006.
Member of the Board of Directors
Eryk has been CEO & President of PSE since the beginning of 2016. PSE, state owned company, acts as the transmission infrastructure owner, system operator and balancing authority. Eryk has orchestrated and made the company walked through a deep cultural shift to the risk driven business model. Cybersecurity of company’s OT/ICS assets is one of the key objectives set out by the management board led by Eryk.
Lawyer by education, prior to joining PSE he spent several years at various roles within the Polish business and public administration. Between 2015 and 2016 Eryk was a member of the board of the Polish Financial Supervision Authority. Between 2011 and 2015 he served as a general counsel at US company involved in the Polish shale exploration. Between 2006 and 2011 he was a partner in a local boutique law firm focusing mainly on energy law. Eryk also lectured at a number of university-level schools and served as an expert at several think-tanks.
Member of the Board of Directors
Mr Cieślik is the Vice-President of the Management Board for Strategy and Regulation at PGNiG S.A since March 16th 2021. Graduate of the Faculty of Law, Canon Law and Administration of the Catholic University of Lublin and Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw in partnership with the University of Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law, Center for American Law Studies. Participant of a postgraduate Executive Master of Business Administration course run by the University of Gdańsk in partnership with the Gdańsk Foundation for Management Development and Porto Business School. A lawyer and manager with over 20 years’ professional experience gained by working for capital market institutions, public companies and an international law firm. He began his professional career at the Legal Department of the Warsaw Stock Exchange in 1997 where he worked until 2004. He was a lecturer at the Faculty of Law and Administration of Łazarski University from 2000 to 2005. In 2004–2006, he was employed at SYGNITY S.A. From 2006 to 2018, he worked with the international law firm DENTONS Europe Dąbrowski and Partners sp.k. as a Senior Associate and then as Counsel. He was involved with PKN ORLEN S.A. from 2018 as Advisor to the Management Board and Executive Director for Strategy. From August 24th 2020 to March 15th 2021, he served as Vice-President of the Management Board for Strategy and Development at Grupa LOTOS S.A.
General Members’ Meeting
The General Members’ Meeting comprises one representative from each member company and gathers once a year in different locations all over Europe. This structure appoints the Board of Directors and agrees the general guidelines to be followed by CEEP.
Internships and job offersCEEP
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