Supervisory Board

Members of the Supervisory Board of PGNiG SA

None of the Supervisory Board Members shall perform any other activity outside PGNiG which would be competitive to PGNiG activities, shall be a partner in a civil or private company competitive to PGNiG, shall be a member of a body of any capital company or legal person being competitive to PGNiG, has been written into the register of bad debtors, has performed managerial or supervisory functions in the entities which have been insolvent or liquidated in the term of office of these persons, has been deprived by the Bankruptcy Court of the right to run a business activity on their own or to be a member of supervisory board, representative or plenipotentiary in a commercial company, state-owned enterprise, cooperative, foundation, association and has been sentenced with a legal decision for crimes or offences specified in provisions stipulated in chapters 33 to 37 of the Penal Code and articles 585, 587, and 590-591 of the Commercial Companies Code.

Bartłomiej Nowak - Chairman of the Supervisory Board

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.

Piotr Sprzączak - Vicechairman of the Supervisory Board

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 supplie, a prevention plan and an emergency response plan.

Sławomir Borowiec - Secretary of the Supervisory Board

In 1992 he graduated from the AGH University of Science and Technology in Cracow, Faculty of Drilling, Oil and Gas. In the same year he joined Zielonogórski Zakład Górnictwa Nafty i Gazu. In 2001 he graduated from the Jacob of Paradyż University of Applied Sciences in Gorzów Wielkopolski − Institute of Management and Finance, with major in Management and Marketing, and in 2004 he graduated from the Koszalin University of Technology, with major in Accounting − Accounting of Business Entities. Sławomir Borowiec is currently Head of the Administrative Centre for Oil and Gas Production Facilities. He is a licensed Mine Operations Manager.

In 2002, Sławomir Borowiec passed an examination for candidates to supervisory boards and in 2010 he received a title of Grade II Mining Director.

Andrzej Gonet - Member of the Supervisory Board

Andrzej Gonet graduated with honours from the Faculty of Drilling, Oil and Gas of the AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków in 1975. He was then employed at the Faculty of Drilling, Oil and Gas, where in 1980 he defended with honours his doctoral thesis and in 1989 received the higher academic qualification of Doctor of Science. In 1998, he was awarded professorship and is now employed as a full professor at the AGH University of Science and Technology. He has completed several post-graduate programmes run by the AGH University of Science and Technology, Jagiellonian University and Polish Academy of Sciences, as well as a course for candidates to supervisory boards of state-stock companies. He was a member of the Supervisory Boards of ZUN Sp. z o. o. of Krosno (2000– 2002) and PNiG Sp z o. o. of Kraków (2011–2013).

Mr Gonet has authored or co-authored over 300 publications, 260 unpublished research papers, 29 approved and submitted patents and 8 licences. He is a certified environmental impact assessment expert of the Kraków Province Governor, expert of the Polish Association of Oil and Gas Industry Engineers and Technicians, and has extensive professional experience gained in Poland and abroad. He has been a consultant and reviewer of many scientific papers and research projects. He is a member of the Drilling and Borehole Mining Section of the Mining Committee of the Polish Academy of Sciences.

Throughout his professional career he has held various positions, including head of the Drilling Department, deputy director of the Institute of Drilling, Oil and Gas, two terms of office as Vice-Dean and Dean of the Faculty of Drilling, Oil and Gas of the AGH University of Science and Technology. He now serves as the Dean of the Faculty for the third term. In addition, Mr Andrzej Gonet was a co-founder of the PWSZ Krosno State College, where he has served as Vice-Rector and Rector.

Grzegorz Tchorek - Member of the Supervisory Board

Mr Grzegorz Tchorek graduated from the Faculty of Management of the University of Warsaw. In 2007, he defended his doctoral thesis, which earned him an award of the Prime Minister for the best doctoral theses. Having become a PhD, Mr Tchorek started working as an associate professor at the Faculty of Management of the University of Warsaw and as an adviser at the National Bank of Poland (since 2009).

His main focus as an expert is the experience of eurozone economies, institutional changes in EU member states, as well as internationalisation and innovation of businesses. In the course of his professional career, he has led analytical and research projects. His academic achievements include numerous research projects and publications relating to the monetary union, innovativeness and competitiveness.

Mr Grzegorz Tchorek has extensive experience as a speaker, attested to by his appearances at international conferences and lectures given at numerous academic centres across Europe.

Piotr Broda - Member of the Supervisory Board

Mr Piotr Broda is a graduate of the Faculty of Foreign Trade of the Warsaw School of Economics and holder of an Executive MBA degree from the University of Minnesota.

He has gained professional experience working for leading financial institutions. Mr Broda began his professional career in 1991, at Bank Austria Creditanstalt S.A. in Warsaw, where he worked as Deputy Director of the Treasury Department (1995–1998), and then as Director of the Treasury Department and Chairman of the Assets and Liabilities Committee (1998–2000). In November 2000, he took the position of Investment Team Manager at Allianz S.A., and in 2002 was appointed Deputy Director of the Financial Investments Office at PZU S.A. Mr Piotr Broda continued his career with the PZU Group as Director of the Debt and Derivative Instruments Office and Vice President of the Management Board of PZU Asset Management S.A. (2008–2011) and Vice President of the Management Board of PZU TFI S.A. (2009–2013). He was a member of the Management Board of TFI BGK S.A. in 2013-2017.

Mr Broda has long-standing experience as a member of supervisory boards, having served in that capacity in 2002–2004 at PZU Asset Management S.A. and PZU NFI Management S.A., in 2005–2006 at Lentex S.A. and in 2006–2007 at Jago S.A. He has authored a number of publications concerned with finance as an expert cooperating with the Sobieski Institute.

Mieczysław Kawecki - Member of the Supervisory Board

Mr Mieczysław Kawecki is a graduate of the AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków, Master of Science in Engineering, principal field of study: well operation. He started his professional career in 1976 at Sanocki Zakład Górnictwa Nafty i Gazu, working at the Wańkowa crude oil extraction facility. In 1984, he was appointed manager of a new crude oil and natural gas extraction facility in Lublin. In 1986, he became manager of the Wielopole crude oil extraction facility. In 1991–2017, he has worked as manager of the Strachocina Underground Gas Storage Facility. Since 2017, Mr Kawecki has been managing the Underground Gas Storage Department of PGNiG’s Sanok Branch.

In 1998, he completed post-graduate studies in underground gas storage, and then in 2003 graduated in Environment Protection in Economy from the AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków. Mr Kawecki is also a licensed mine operations manager and Grade I Mining Director.

He is President of the Management Board of the Sanok Branch of the Polish Association of Oil and Gas Industry Engineers and Technicians (SITPNiG). In 1990–1992, he was a member of the Works Council at Sanocki Zakład Górnictwa Nafty i Gazu and a delegate to the General Assembly of Delegates of PGNiG Warszawa. He was a member of the Works Council of PGNiG Warszawa of the 6th and 7th terms of office from 1994 until it was transformed into a company.

Until 1998, he was a member of the consulting group at PGNiG. From 2003 to 2005, Mr Kawecki served as Chairman of the KADRA Trade Union at the Sanok Branch, and member of the Union Coordination Committee. In 1999–2004, Mr Kawecki was Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the NAFTOWIEC Housing Cooperative of Sanok. He was first member and then Secretary of the Supervisory Board of PGNiG in 2005–2014.

Stanisław Sieradzki - Member of the Supervisory Board

Mr Stanisław Sieradzki is a graduate of stratigraphic and exploratory geology of the University of Wrocław. He also completed post-graduate studies in oil and gas engineering at the AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków. Mr Sieradzki has worked for PGNiG S.A. since 1986, first as independent geologist, then specialist geologist in the Operational Geology Department, and later as Head of the Deposit Appraisal and Documentation Department, all at PGNiG’s Sanok Branch. Upon establishment of the Geology and Hydrocarbon Production Unit, he was appointed Head of the Project Design Centre in Sanok. Currently Mr Sieradzki holds the position of Deputy Head of the Project Design Department in Jasło, Sanok office.

His work to date has focused chiefly on crude oil and natural gas exploration. Throughout his professional career Mr Sieradzki has received a number of qualifications, including a licence from the Minister of the Environment to perform, supervise and manage category 1 geological work in: exploration for and appraisal of crude oil and natural deposits; he is also a qualified senior technical supervisor of geological operations and mining geologist at facilities extracting mineral deposits through boreholes licensed by the President of the State Mining Authority. Moreover, he is a certified internal management system auditor.

Mr Sieradzki’s social interests revolve around popularising tourism, in particular mountain trekking. For several years now, Mr Sieradzki has served, for no remuneration, as Commander of the Countrywide Bieszczady Ski Touring.