The CEEP’s Board of Directors has appointed Jakub Groszkowski as its new Executive Director. Jakub Groszkowski will replace Mariusz Kawnik, who has joined the diplomatic service. Prior to joining CEEP, Jakub Groszkowski held various positions in media outlets, think-tanks and the energy sector in Warsaw and Brussels.
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.
‘At CEEP we are fully committed to the EU’s climate and energy goals and targets, and we are well aware that this ambitious policy of the EU requires engagement and cooperation of different stakeholders from all Member States. CEEP facilitates such collaboration among Central European energy companies, which want not only to follow, but also to shape all relevant EU regulations concerning energy and climate. CEEP will continue to enrich the EU debate with fact-based analyses and reports focused on Central Europe. With more than a decade-long experience in Brussels, CEEP is well prepared to play an active role in shaping the European Green Deal agenda together with other stakeholders.’