Central Europe Energy Partners’ Board of Directors has elected its new chairman, Prof. Ph.D. hab. Leszek Jesień.
“I am enthusiastic that one of my closest collaborators, Professor Leszek Jesień, has been chosen to lead the work of the organisation. He has a broad professional and academic experience in the energy sector as well as with the European institutions. I am convinced that CEEP under his supervision will grow to even more influential industry association in Brussels and in Central Europe”, said Eryk Kłossowski, former chairman of CEEP, CEO at PSE.
Prof. 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. Author of many articles and books on EU integration and energy policy (recently: New Electricity and New Cars. The future of European Energy Doctrine, 2016). Previously, advisor for European affairs and energy to three Polish prime ministers, and ministers of economy and environment.
“It is not an easy role, especially now when the energy sector is on the cusp of change, with energy transition on the way, a transition that should not be done to the detriment of the weaker. Hence, I will use all my professional experience and capacities to strengthen even further Central Europe Energy Partners’ presence and influence in Brussels and in the region”, declared Professor Leszek Jesień.