Climate Panel / The Central Role of Climate Policy in the Calculus of Modern Governance.

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Wojciech Jakóbik Editor-in-Chief, Biznes Alert, Energy Analyst

Energy analyst, political science BA and international relations MA. Enterpreneur. Eastern Europe Collegium lecturer at the University of Warsaw.

 

Co-founder and editor-in-chief of BiznesAlert.pl and a member of the editorial board of the quarterly "Sprawy Międzynarodowe".

Michał Koczalski Managing Partner, CEC Group

Managing Partner of the Warsaw office of CEC, with a focus on advising, building and executing corporate public affairs strategies, especially in the energy and environmental sectors. He is also currently co-chair of the Energy & Environment Committee of Amcham in Poland, as well as Founder & Vice-President of the Foundation for the Promotion of Electric Vehicles.

Michal graduated from the Applied Linguistics Faculty at the University of Warsaw, specialising in cultural aspects of English and German-speaking countries. He is also a graduate of the London School of Public Relations programme at the Polish Public Relations Consultancies Association (ZFPR), the School for Leaders of Civil Society and the Aspen Institute programme for young leaders.

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Anna Brussa  Teams Orchestrator, Partner, Climate-KIC

Experienced team leader and manager of strategy and policy design with a demonstrated history of working in the government administration industry. Strong community and social services professional, impact-driven, skilled in Policy Analysis and Policy Experimentation, Systems Innovation, Innovation Management as well as Entrepreneurship and Startups development.

Artur Lorkowski is a graduate of the Warsaw School of Economics and the National School of Public Administration.

In 2018-2019 he served as the Special Envoy of the Minister of Foreign Affairs for Climate Affairs. From 2013 to 2017 he was the Ambassador of the Republic of Poland in Vienna. He has been a member of the Foreign Service since 2010 and until 2013 was Deputy Director at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs responsible for energy security and climate change. Before that, from 2003, he was Deputy Director in the Office of the Committee for European Integration responsible for sectoral policies, where he started working in 2001.

Artur Lorkowski has been involved in climate change issues since 2006. He advised the President of COP24 during the UNFCCC Climate Summit in Katowice in 2018 and worked for the UN Secretary General's Climate Summit in 2019.

Currently, as Vice President of the Board of the National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management, he oversees the Departments: Climate Change Adaptation, Water Protection, External Funds, Zero Emission Transport, Monitoring, Restructuring and Recovery, Innovation and Hydrogen Economy and the Departments of LIFE and Public Assistance.