Mr. Władysław Szczepkowski graduated in law from the Faculty of Law and Administration in the Department of Theory of the State and Law of the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń in 1992. From 1992 to 2005, he pursued his career in banking where he was involved in financial analysis and corporate restructuring projects; he also worked for legal departments.
From 2005 to 2007, he was the President of the PKP CARGO S.A. Management Board. From 2010 to 2016, he worked for companies of the PGNiG Group. From September 2016 to March 2017, he was employed by Przewozy Regionalne sp. z o.o. Since the beginning of March 2017, he has been working for PKP S.A., currently as the Director – PKP S.A. Management Board Representative for Corporate Affairs.
Since 2000, he has been entered in the list of legal counsels.
Since 2017, he has been a member of the PKP CARGO S.A. Supervisory Board; from October 2021 to April 2022 he was the acting President of the PKP CARGO S.A. Management Board
Mr. Paweł Sosnowski graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw and from the Faculty of Canon Law at the Warsaw Theological Academy. He obtained a Ph.D. degree in administrative law from the Catholic University of Lublin. Mr. Paweł Sosnowski is also a licensed legal counsel and a member of the Regional Chamber of Legal Counsels in Warsaw.
In 1992-2006, he was associated with Totalizator Sportowy Sp. z o.o., and in 1998-2002 he rendered his services to the State Fund for the Rehabilitation of the Disabled. In parallel, he also lectured at the Faculty of Administration and Social Sciences of the Warsaw University of Technology and cooperated with the Department of Administrative Law and Local Self-Government at the Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw.
In 2003-2007, he served as Deputy Mayor of the Wawer District of Warsaw and Chief Specialist in the Legal Department of the Warsaw City Hall. In 2007, he also served as Deputy County Construction Supervision Inspector in the County Construction Supervision Inspectorate for the Capital City of Warsaw.
Since 2007, he has worked for the General Counsel to the Republic of Poland. In 2000-2002, he was a member of the Supervisory Board of LIGIA Sp. z o.o., in 2003-2006, Supervisory Board Chairman of Towarzystwo Budownictwa Społecznego “WOLA” Sp. z o.o. and in 2017-2018 he was a member and secretary of the PKP S.A. Supervisory Board.
Mr. Marek Ryszka is a graduate of the Forest Department of the Warsaw University of Life Sciences. He has also completed specialized postgraduate studies: the Inter-University Study of Assessment and Valuation of Natural Resources at the Warsaw University of Life Sciences and the Warsaw School of Economics, Environmental Protection Policy – Ecology, as well as Management and Risk Management at the Academy of Finance in Warsaw. He also completed a Master of Business Administration (MBA) program. He participated in numerous courses and trainings, e.g. in project management and implementation of EU funds.
He has many years of broad professional experience in the area of environmental protection and management. Until November 2019, he was the Vice-President of the Management Board of the National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management; previously he was also an acting President of the Management Board of NFOŚiGW. In 2017-2019, he was President of the Management Board of the Voivodship Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management in Warsaw. In 2015-2018, he also served as Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management.
From 2013 to 2017 he was Director of the Independent Public Health Care Facility in Sulejówek. He also worked at the Warsaw City Hall as Head of the Environmental Protection Department and chief specialist at the Infrastructure and Investment Department. In the National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management, he was Director of the Nature Protection and Ecological Attitudes Formation Department. He was also a member of the Academic and Social Council of the “Janów Forests” Promotional Forest Complex. As an environmental expert in the Ministry of Economy and in the Institute for Fuels and Renewable Energy he evaluated applications for co-funding and examined protests in the field of renewable energy sources under the Operational Programme Infrastructure and Environment 2007-2013. Under the Operational Programme Infrastructure and Environment 2014-2020, he acts as an environmental expert in the Ministry of Energy and in the Oil and Gas Institute - National Research Institute. He evaluates projects under sub-measures: 1.1.2 Supporting projects relating to the construction and reconstruction of grids enabling connection of energy generation units from renewable sources and 1.4.1 Supporting the construction of smart power grids – pilots and demos – under Priority I Reduction of the economy emissivity, as well as measure 7.1 Development of smart systems for energy storage, transmission and distribution under Priority VII Improvement of energy security of the Operational Programme Infrastructure and Environment 2014-2020.
He is a member of the Academic and Social Council of the “Janów Forests” Promotional Forest Complex. Mr. Marek Ryszka has been awarded many medals, including the Honorary Badge “For Merit in Environmental Protection and Water Management” granted by the Minister in charge of the environment, dated 31 March 2017; the Honorary Badge “For Merit in Energy” granted by the Minister in charge of energy, dated 31 May 2021; the “Medal of the Centenary of Regained Independence” granted by the order of the President of the Republic of Poland Andrzej Duda, dated 19 May 2020.
As of 30 June 2021, the President of the Republic of Poland Andrzej Duda appointed Marek Ryszka to participate in the work of the National Development Council – the Council for Environment, Energy and Natural Resources to the President of the Republic of Poland. He serves as the chairman of the Convention of Presidents of Voivodship Funds for Environmental Protection and Water Management.
Mr Andrzej Leszczyński has been professionally involved in corporate governance, restructuring and equity transactions in companies with State Treasury shareholding for over 20 years. He is a graduate of the Cybernetics Department at the Military University of Technology and postgraduate studies at the Warsaw School of Economics.
Currently, he is a deputy director of the Corporate Governance Department at the Ministry of State Assets, responsible for the performance of corporate governance tasks, among others, in relation to companies of significant importance to the state economy. Previously, for many years, he was linked to the Ministry of State Treasury and the Ministry of Development and Technology, where he worked on various specialist and management positions involving broad oversight over the effective use of State Treasury assets.
He has many years of experience as a member and chariman of supervisory bodies of commercial law companies, including, among others, Krajowa Spółka Cukrowa S.A., Katowicki Holding Węglowy S.A., H.CEGIELSKI-POZNAŃ S.A., Fabryka Łożysk Tocznych Kraśnik S.A., Stocznia Remontowa NAUTA S.A., as well as defense industry entities.
Currently he is a chairman of the Supervisory Board of Exatel S.A.
Mrs. Izabela Wojtyczka is a graduate in economics at the Department of Global Economic Interdependencies at the Warsaw School of Economics, Faculty of Political Science and International Studies at the University of Warsaw. She is also the Erasmus Grant Receiver of the Pázmány Péter Catholic University in Budapest. She holds the Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) and the international project management certificate PRINCE2 Foundation.
The Vice Presidenent of PZU Centrum Operacji S.A. From 2020 to 2021 she was the the Deputy Director of the Ownership Supervision Reform Department in the Ministry of State Assets, responsible for preparing the largest reform of the Commercial Companies Code in Poland in 20 years.
From July 2020, she is a member of the Supervisory Board of PKP CARGO S.A. In the past, she cooperated with the Ministry of Entrepreneurship and Technology, Polskie Górnictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo Obrót Detaliczny sp. z o.o., the Polish Institute of International Affairs and non-governmental organizations.
Mr. Michał Wnorowski is the corporate governance expert. Member of the Association of Independent Non-Executive Directors. Currently independent member of supervisory boards and member of audit committees of listed companies: Alumetal,Medicalgorithmics, Polwax, Arteria. Earlier served as a member of supervisory boards and audit committees of:Voxel,Develia, Robyg, Enter Air, EMC Instytut Medyczny, Braster, Travelplanet.pl, Elektrobudowa, Armatura Kraków, ARM Property.
He has been active on the capital market since 1995. In 2012-2016 Investment Director, managing the PZU Group's Long-Term Equity Portfolio, where he was responsible for the largest investmentprojects in the equity area and coordination of investments in this asset class across thePZUGroup. Previously, director of the analysis and corporate governanceteam in the PZU Group, responsible for the analysis and selection of companies for investment portfolios, and then supervision over portfolio companies.
He has experience in the fieldsof investment project management, market analysis, business analysis and valuation,securities portfolio managementas well assupervision over M&A projects. He is a graduate of the Warsaw School of Economics and the University of Economics in Krakow.
Mr. Henryk Grymel graduated from the Commercial Secondary School in Katowice. He joined the rail industry in 1982: as a warehouse worker at the PKP’s Katowice-Piotrowice Car Section, then as a warehouse manager, senior warehouse worker and unit warehouse manager.
Since 1 April 2011, he has served as Deputy Department Head at PKP CARGO S.A.’s Southern Unit in Katowice.
Since 1980, he has been a member of the Solidarity Trade Union. An energetic social and trade union activist. Since 2006, Chairman of the National Council of the National Rail Workers Section of the Independent Self-Governing Trade Union “Solidarity”.
Since 2019, Chairman of the Council of the National Transport Workers Secretariat of the Independent Self-Governing Trade Union “Solidarity” and member of the National Committee.
Mr. Tomasz Pietrek has been professionally associated with the rail industry for 32 years. He started his professional career in 1990 at the Rail Vocational School in Tarnowskie Góry. In 2010, he graduated from a technical secondary school as an electrical technician specializing in power electronics. A diesel and electric traction train driver at the Silesian Unit of PKP CARGO S.A. in Tarnowskie Góry.
He has acquired extensive experience in representing the interests of staff vis-à-vis employers. Chairman of the Inter-Company Trade Union of Train Drivers in Tarnowskie Góry.
Participated in numerous negotiations, including on working out the collective bargaining agreement in the Company. For many years, he served as Chairman of the Freight Transport Sector at the Trade Union of Train Drivers. Currently serving as Vice-Chairman of the Trade Union of Polish Train Drivers of the 9th term of office.
He completed a training course for Supervisory Boards members.
Mr. Jarosław Ślepaczuk earned his MA degree from the College of Education in Częstochowa and completed postgraduate studies at the Faculty of Material Engineering and Transport – Organization and Management of Human Resources – at the Silesian University of Technology. He has been employed in PKP’s structures since September 1993. While continuing his family traditions, he got his first professional hands-on experience as a switchman at the Tarnowskie Góry PKP station. Currently, he works as a shipment organizer at PKP CARGO S.A.’s Silesian Unit. Since 2002, he has served as an alderman for a local government – currently for the Tarnowskie Góry City Council as Vice-Chairman of the Audit Committee.
Since 2000, he has served as Chairman of the Trade Union of Silesian Rail Workers at PKP CARGO S.A.’s Silesian Unit, and since 2020 as Chairman of the CARGO Sectoral Council operating within the structures of the Trade Union Federation of Rail Workers in Warsaw.
Mr. Jarosław Stawiarski was born on 3 October 1963 in Kraśnik. He is a seasoned local government official, civil servant and politician. He is a graduate in history from the Humanities Faculty of the Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin, post-graduate studies in management at the University of Warsaw and post-graduate studies in the management of education at the Baltic Higher School of Humanities in Koszalin.
In his hometown he served as a school teacher and principal, a city council member and deputy mayor. He was a member of parliament for four terms of office. He was a Secretary of State in the then Ministry of Sport and Tourism for three years.
In his capacity as deputy minister he was responsible for financial support for sporting infrastructure. He supervised the National Stadium, the Central Sports Center and the Institute of Sport. He is a member of the executive board of the European Committee of Regions (CoR) and the chair of the President’s Council on Local Government affairs.
He was selected to be the Marshal of the Lublin Voivodship on 21 November 2018. His great passion is for sports. Privately and professionally. He always attends the most important events. He supports and roots for Polish national teams in various disciplines.