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Andrzej joined Climate Strategies in 2012 and since then has led its development into a world leading research-policy network. During his time the CS membership doubled and both the project portfolio and the number of employees at CS Secretariat quadrupled. Most impactful initiatives convened during Andrzej’s time include: research and dialogue on global coal, oil & gas transitions; implementing Just Transitions in developing countries; Global Climate Policy Conferences; industrial innovation; making trade more climate friendly; shifting climate policy frontier in CEE region in transport and buildings.
Andrzej is a passionate leader promoting change through inclusive dialogues; always searching for new, challenging engagement opportunities. He thrives from relationships with diverse institutions and talented people.
Prior to Climate Strategies, Andrzej served as a Cabinet member and adviser on climate change to the Polish Minister of Environment during the Polish EU Presidency; was a senior member of various Polish delegations in the UNFCCC and European policy processes (while at the Polish National Centre for Emission Management KASHUE-KOBiZE), ran the Brussels office of the Center for Clean Air Policy and co-developed carbon business at HVB Bank in Germany.
For the past 20 years Andrzej has facilitated numerous conferences, workshops and side-events in all formats, including at the UNFCCC annual COPs, for the EU institutions and more recently in virtual environment.
Andrzej is a Marshall Memorial Fellow of the German Marshall Fund and a fellow of the US Department of State. He holds a master degree in environmental management from the University of Warsaw and also completed the international courses at the UN University in Tokyo.