Audit Comittee Members

Mateusz Boznański - Chairman of the Audit Comittee

Mateusz Boznański graduated from the Faculty of Law, Administration and Economics of the University of Wrocław. In 2002−2006, he completed legal training as an attorney-at-law at the Regional Bar Association in Wrocław. Since April 2007, he has worked as an attorney-at-law in his own law firm; in 2011−2015, he has also been a partner in a law partnership.

In the course of his professional career, Mr Boznański has gained considerable experience in the provision of services to commercial-law companies (both Polish and foreign-owned) and to local government bodies.

As part of his duties, he has provided legal advice to capital groups across Poland, in particular with respect to civil, labour, EU, and commercial law. He provides ongoing legal advisory services with respect to construction law and related legal areas for companies operating in the property development sector. He also specialises in cases related to the protection of personal rights, acting as an attorney in major court trials. He has participated in bankruptcy proceedings of entities operating in the property development sector. Mr Boznański has also provided legal services as an attorney in proceedings before courts of general jurisdiction, as a lawyer in criminal proceedings, including with respect to criminal economic law, and criminal fiscal proceedings. He was (in 2010−2013) and, since 2013 to date, has been a member of the Human Rights Committee at the Polish Bar Council. Since 2013, he has been a member of the Audit Committee at the Regional Bar Association in Wrocław.

Mr Mateusz Boznański has represented that he meets the independence criteria defined in Art. 36 of the Company’s Articles of Association.

Piotr Sprzączak - Vice-Chairman of the Audit Comittee

Piotr Sprzączak is a graduate of the Maria Curie-Skłodowska University of Lublin and the National School of Public Administration of Warsaw. He began his professional career in 2011 at the Oil and Gas Department of the Ministry of Economy, and then the Ministry of Energy. He is currently Head of the Infrastructure Department at the Ministry of Energy.

His main professional focus is on matters related to security of natural gas supplies to Poland. As part of his professional duties, he negotiates EU laws and drafts legislation concerning security of gas supplies. He also coordinates activities related to Poland’s membership in the EU and international organisations, energy agreements of which it is a signatory, as well as activities related to international cooperation. In 2011-2014, he was involved in preparing and updating the assessment of risk related to security of gas supplies, a prevention plan and an emergency response plan.

Wojciech Bieńkowski - Member of the Audit Comittee

Wojciech Bieńkowski is a professor of economics and international economic relations at the Łazarski University of Warsaw, where he heads the US Economy and Transatlantic Relations Institute. For eight years (until July 2015), Mr Bieńkowski was also Dean of the University’s Faculty of Economics and Management. Previously, he worked at the Warsaw School of Economics, where he obtained a PhD degree and habilitation. He spent many years as a visiting fellow, for example at Harvard (twice) and other renowned universities in the US, Japan and Europe.

Mr Bieńkowski’s academic achievements cover the fields of economic politics, competitiveness and benchmark analysis of the effectiveness of social and economic systems. He is an author or co-author of many academic papers published by recognised academic publishing houses
at home and abroad.

He has gained professional experience as head of international cooperation at the National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management and as supervisory board member at BOŚ, Famur, PAIiIZ, Elektrownie Szczytowo-Pompowe (currently PGE), and the Polish-American Corporation for Technology Transfer (PAKTO).

Bartłomiej Nowak - Member of the Audit Comittee

Bartłomiej Nowak completed management studies at the Kozminski University of Warsaw and is a graduate in Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw. He also holds the degrees of Master of Arts in Management and International Business from Bradford University and Master de Recherche from the European University Institute. In 2009, Mr Nowak received a Doctor of Laws degree from the European University Institute, and in 2013 – a Habilitated Doctor degree from the Institute of Legal Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences.

Bartłomiej Nowak specialises in energy law, business law, competition law, and EU law. In 2007-2009, he worked for Directorate-General for Transport and Energy of the European Commission and as an adviser to the President of the Polish Energy Regulatory Office. In 2010-2014, he was an adviser at the Kancelaria Domański Zakrzewski Palinka sp.k. law firm and member of the Supervisory Board of PTE WARTA S.A.

Since 2009, he has worked for the Leon Kozminski University of Warsaw, initially as Assistant Professor and then Professor at the Law College, as well as Vice-Rector for Economic and Social Studies.

Bartłomiej Nowak is a member of the Scientific Boards of the Aviation Institute, Electron Technology Institute, and the National Centre for Nuclear Research.