About us

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

Structure

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

Mr. Eryk Kłossowski is the Chairman of the Board of Polish Power Grid Company JSC. He is a graduate from the Faculty of Law and Administration and Postgraduate in Intellectual Property Law at the University of Warsaw. In 2005 Mr. Kłossowski completed legal training at the Warsaw Bar Association. Previously he was associated with Ernst & Young and held the position of Chairman of the Board of the Foundation "Initiatives Security-Development-Energy". Lecturer in postgraduate studies at the Collegium Civitas, Warsaw University of Technology, University of Technology and Economics them. Helena Chodakowska.

Rolandas Zukas

Rolandas Zukas

Member of the Board of Directors

Mr. Rolandas Zukas is chief executive officer of Lithuania’s state owned energy transmission and exchange holding company EPSO-G. He is also a member of the management board of Lithuanian Railways JSC. Prior to taking his job in EPSO-G, Rolandas Zukas oversaw bringing to operation the region’s first floating liquefied natural gas import (LNG) terminal that marked the end of the country ‘s reliance on gas supplies from a sole source in the East. Rolandas Zukas is Vilnius University graduate in transport engineering and also holds a master’s degree of management at Vilnius ISM University.

Paweł Jan Majewski

Paweł Jan Majewski

Member of the Board of Directors

Mr Majewski is the President of the Management Board at PGNiG S.A. He is a graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Jagiellonian University and Executive MBA at the University of Management in Warsaw. Manager with many years of experience in managing capital companies, including ones with stake held by the State. Former President of the Management Board of Grupa LOTOS, Vice-President of the Management Board of Huta Stalowa Wola, Member of the Management Board at DO & CO Poland and the President of the Management Board of Airport Cleaning Service. He also held managerial positions, including at PETROLOT (currently ORLEN Aviation) and at PGNiG TERMIKA. Member of the Supervisory Board of Polski Holding Nieruchomości.

Artur Cieślik

Artur Cieślik

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.

Executive Director

Jakub Groszkowski

Jakub Groszkowski started his career in Polish public-service radio. In 2009 he joined the Centre for Eastern Studies (OSW), where he covered issues related to the Central European region as an analyst, and subsequently as the head of Central Europe Department. In 2020, Jakub Groszkowski joined the Polish Oil and Gas Company (PGNiG) and worked at its Brussels office until April 2021. Jakub Groszkowski holds a master’s degree in political science from the University of Warsaw, Poland. ​

 

Internships and job offers

CEEP
 

Central Europe Energy Partners (CEEP) is currently looking for a professional who will join its team at the position of:

EU Policy Advisor

Details available here