Gradual abandonment of the use of coal for energy generation in Poland – economic and socio-political aspects of the process. National energy security versus the schedule of planned power cuts in the system. A social contract – the principles and pace of the liquidation of hard coal mining in Poland in the light of the objectives of the fair transition process and the available means. Protective action, public aid for the sector, and consequences for the environment, the region and the labour market. Separation of mining assets from the power industry: Is it just an idea, or maybe compulsion? Situation in the mining facilities – strategies pursued by companies connected with the mining industry.
Vice-President of the Management Board for Sales, Jastrzębska Spółka Węglowa SA
Vice President, Famur SA
Partner, McKinsey & Company
CEO, Central Mining Institute (Główny Instytut Górnictwa)
Chairman of the Board, Polish Mining Group
Chairman of the Council, Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Katowice; Deputy Prime Minister of Poland 2000–2001, Minister of Economy of Poland 1997–2001
Member of the European Parliament, Secretary of State at the Ministry of Energy of Poland 2015–2019