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Central 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.

Become a member and strengthen the idea of energy solidarity within the European Union!

Transparency Register Number: 87738563745-94


Board 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:


Leszek Jesień

Leszek Jesień

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.

Rafał Miland

Rafał Miland

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.

Eryk Kłossowski

Eryk Kłossowski

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.

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.

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