Supervisory board

Economics professor at the University of Economics in Katowice. Specialist, researcher and practitioner in the fields of corporate accounting and finance. She authored or co-authored numerous published monographs, scientific articles and academic handbooks, more than 70 scientific, research and commissioned papers on economics, and corporate organization, restructuring programs and financial planning. Academic lecturer in graduate, post-graduate and doctoral courses, on subjects such as financial accounting, management accounting, financial analysis, financial reporting, consolidated reporting, controlling. Prof. Halina Buk was an economic consultant in several dozen projects implemented in various companies, including: Agencja Rynku Energii S.A., Kompania Węglowa S.A., Koncern Energetyczny ”Energa” S.A., Huta Łabędy S.A. and KGHM Polska Miedź S.A. She has received numerous distinctions, including: the Golden Cross of Merit, the Silver Cross of Merit twice, Medal of the National Education Commission and the Commander’s Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta.

She meets the criteria of being independent referred to in principle II.Z.4. of the Code of Best Practice for WSE Listed Companies 2016.​

He has been an employee of Jastrzębska Spółka Węglowa since 1993, currently working on the position of manager of the investments and mine development division at KWK “Borynia-Zofiówka-Jastrzębie”. He completed the mining secondary school in Jastrzębie-Zdrój with the title of underground mining machinery and equipment technician. Graduated from the Catholic University in Lublin, with a MA degree in management and marketing. He also completed postgraduate studies at the Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice (in public procurement law and corporate project management) and University of Silesia in Katowice (in human resources management). Completed a number of development courses and seminars among others in the area of: quality management system, application of the public procurement law and controller education program. He was a Supervisory Board member of Centralne Zakłady Automatyki Hutnictwa S.A. in Katowice and Towarzystwo Budownictwa Społecznego “Daszek” Sp. z o.o. in Jastrzębie-Zdrój. Currently he is a member of the Supervisory Board of JSW S.A., where he represents its employees (since 2012).

He does not meet the criteria of being independent referred to in principle II.Z.4. of the Code of Best Practice for WSE Listed Companies 2016.​

Mr. Konrad Balcerski is a graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw. He is an attorney. He is a graduate of the Post-Graduate Course of Study on Audit, Financial Control and Accounting and the Post-Graduate Course of Study on Taxes administered by the Warsaw School of Economics. He has participated in many courses and training sessions in accounting and project management (TenStep Project Management and Prince 2).

Mr. Konrad Balcerski has many years of experience in corporate governance in companies with a State Treasury shareholding operating chiefly in the oil and gas sector. He is currently an employee of the Department of Oversight and Ownership Policy at the Minister of Energy.

He does not meet the criteria of being independent referred to in principle II.Z.4. of the Code of Best Practice for WSE Listed Companies 2016.

Izabela Jonek-Kowalska, PhD hab., Professor at the Silesian University of Technology. She graduated from the University of Economics in Katowice (faculty of finance and investments). She obtained her PhD degree in economic sciences in the area of management science from the Silesian University of Technology’s Faculty of Organization and Management, and her postdoctoral degree (habilitation) from the AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków in the area of technical sciences (mining and engineering geology, specializing in mining economics). Currently she is employed on the position of associate professor at the Silesian University of Technology’s Faculty of Organization and Management, where she is also the Director of the Economics and IT Institute, and a Deputy Dean for Science.

For more than ten years she has been dealing with mining economics, executing projects and expert studies in cooperation with, among others: Kopex SA, OT Logistics SA, DB Schenker Poland, TAURON Wydobycie SA, Energa SA, Jastrzębska Spółka Węglowa SA, Energokrak Sp. z o.o. (currently EDF Paliwa), Polska Technika Górnicza SA, former Kompania Węglowa SA and Katowicki Holding Węglowy SA, as well as Deloitte Polska and Pricewaterhouse Cooper Polska. She is the author of over 250 works on management and mining economics published in Polish and international scientific periodicals.

She meets the criteria of being independent referred to in principle II.Z.4. of the Code of Best Practice for WSE Listed Companies 2016.​

Graduate of the AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków. In 2004, he gained the title of mining engineer majoring in Automation and Robotics. Since 2005 he has been associated with JSW S.A., gaining professional experience initially as an intern in the Power Engineering Department, in the ICT Unit at KWK “Pniówek”. Currently employed on the position of senior foreman for ICT equipment. Completed numerous specialist courses and, among others, passed an exam for candidates for supervisory board members in State Treasury companies. He also holds the qualifications of an internal auditor.

He does not meet the criteria of being independent referred to in principle II.Z.4. of the Code of Best Practice for WSE Listed Companies 2016.​

Ms. Jolanta Górska holds the title of PhD in economic sciences from the Finance Institute of the Finance Academy in Warsaw. She graduated from the Higher School of Insurance and Banking in Warsaw majoring in Finance and Banking. She also completed post-graduate studies at the Finance Academy in Warsaw in the area of research methodology in economic sciences, Warsaw University of Technology in real estate valuation and Warsaw University of Life Sciences in the area of finance and banking. She has obtained the European Foundation Certificate in Banking (EFCB) 3E. She has professional qualifications of a property surveyor and qualifications to prepare valuations for the needs of securing bank receivables and a certificate confirming enterprise valuation qualifications. She passed an exam for candidates for supervisory board members in State Treasury companies. She also completed numerous training courses, among others on valuation of enterprises, valuation of fair value, appraisal of real estate and proprietary rights for revenue and tax purposes, valuation for the needs of securing bank receivables, valuation of real estate located in mineral deposit areas, and many others.

Ms. Jolanta Górska has been employed, among others, on managerial positions in the Agricultural Property Agency (ANR) and Totalizator Sportowy Sp. z o.o. In 2006-2007 she conducted lectures for MA studies in the area of public finance, local finance and tax systems. In 2017 she was a member of the Council for State Treasury Companies and State-owned Legal Persons.

She meets the criteria of being independent referred to in principle II.Z.4. of the Code of Best Practice for WSE Listed Companies 2016.​

Graduated from the Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice at the Mining Faculty. In 1988, he gained the master’s degree in mining engineering. In 1999, also at the Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice, he completed postgraduate studies in HR management and professional counseling. He has been involved in the mining industry since 1988. He gathered professional experience already as an intern at the Mining Department in the Szczygłowice mine, working on the position of Chief Mining Engineer. Since 2003 he has been employed in the Ventilation Department. In 2005 he took on the position of Chief Ventilation Engineer – Manager of the Ventilation Department, which he still occupies. In 2015, he was appointed a member of the Mining Aerology Section at the Mining Commission of the Polish Academy of Sciences Branch in Katowice for the term of office 2015-2018. Co-author of articles on recognizing and fighting natural hazards in hard coal mining.

He does not meet the criteria of being independent referred to in principle II.Z.4. of the Code of Best Practice for WSE Listed Companies 2016.​

Professor of economic sciences. Completed MA studies at the Main School of Planning and Statistics in Warsaw (currently Warsaw School of Economics) and economics studies in the United States at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. He also completed studies in banking, finance and capital markets at the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom. In Antwerp, at the Free University of Berlin, he studied International Economics at RUCA. Currently, Dean of the Department of Management of the University of Warsaw. In 2012-2016, Deputy Rector of the University of Warsaw responsible for research and cooperation. He gained his knowledge and professional experience working as head of International Business Relations Section at Management Faculty, University of Warsaw, head of National Economy Unit, Director of the European Center at University of Warsaw, Deputy Dean in charge of foreign cooperation at Management Faculty, University of Warsaw. Visiting professor at over ten international universities. He is a lecturer in France, UK, US, Russia, China and Korea. External Reviewer in registration and conferment procedures at University of Cambridge, Postgraduate School of Management, Grenoble, University of Zululand, RSA. He discharged the functions of: advisor to the Prime Minister, to the Minister of Agriculture, member of the advisory committee NewConnect at Management Board of Warsaw Stock Exchange, member of the NBP Foundation Council, chairman of the NBP Scientific Council. He held positions in supervisory boards of various institutions, to include: PTE WARTA S.A., PKO BP S.A., Chairman and Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board in EUROLOT S.A. Currently, he is a member of the Supervisory Boards of PZU S.A. and Bank Millennium S.A. Professor Nowak stands out with his commitment to public activity. He is a committee member of “Teraz Polska” Award, National Development Council at the President of Poland, and President of the Management Board of the Main Academic Sports Association. Mr. Alojzy Nowak has received numerous awards and distinctions, including the Award of the Minister of Education for his book entitled “Integracja europejska. Szansa dla Polski?” (“European Integration. An Opportunity for Poland?”) and his book entitled “Banki a gospodarstwa domowe – dynamika rozwoju” (“Banks and Households – the Dynamics of Development”) and the Rector’s Award for scientific achievements (every year since 1997). Member of scientific organizations and professional editing boards of periodicals, among others Foundations of Management (member), Journal of Interdisciplinary Economics (editor in chief), Yearbook on Polish European Studies, Mazovia Regional Studies, Gazeta Bankowa and a reviewer at PWE S.A. in Warsaw. He publishes his works in Polish, English, German and Russian.

He meets the criteria of being independent referred to in principle II.Z.4. of the Code of Best Practice for WSE Listed Companies 2016.​

Professor of technical sciences and a graduate of the Faculty of Mining and Geology of the Silesian University of Technology. Since 2015, he has served as the Director of the Central Mining Institute. He joined the Central Mining Institute in 1991, where in 2003-2015 he headed the Mining Technology and Roof Support Department. He is a recognized expert in the fields of mining and engineering geology. In his scientific and research work, he deals with issues related to underground mining of hard coal seams, in particular the selection and design of mining roof supports, forecasting of longwall roadway deformations and reconsolidation of goafs. He has authored and co-authored several monographs and approx. 200 publications in renowned national and international journals in which he has published the outcomes of his research. He co-authored more than 70 applications for the recognition of inventions and utility designs, which have won a number of awards and distinctions in various national and international contests.  Professor Stanisław Prusek headed various teams appointed under the auspices of the Central Mining Institute in a variety of national and international projects, cooperating with research centers in Europe and across the world. He personally performed a number of research and service assignments commissioned by hard coal mines and mining support companies. In 2010, Professor Prusek received the Witold Budryk Memorial Award for Scientific Achievements granted by the 7th Department of the Polish Academy of Sciences. In 2013, he received the A.M. Terpigorev Memorial Medal granted by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine and, in 2015, the Gold Medal of the National Mining University in Dnipropetrovsk. He is a member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, the International Organizing Committee of the World Mining Congress and a member of the Presidium of the Mining Committee of the Polish Academy of Sciences. He serves as Vice-Chairman of the Commission on Risks in Mines in the field of excavation roof supports and caving hazards operating at the State Mining Authority (WUG). He is a visiting professor at Henan Polytechnic University in China.

He does not meet the criteria of being independent referred to in principle II.Z.4. of the Code of Best Practice for WSE Listed Companies 2016.​

Ph.D. Hab., a professor and rector of the University of Economics in Katowice. He has authored and co-authored over 174 publications, including 11 monographs. Since 1998, he has completed, as the sole author or as a co-author, over 30 commissioned research and implementation projects involving, among other issues, the restructuring of transportation companies, transportation policies and strategies in regions and cities as well as the optimization of transport economy in the public sector. He acquired his knowledge and experience in various high-profile positions, including as deputy director and advisor in the GOP Municipal Transportation Society (1992-2004), chairman of the Transportation Commission of the Polish Academy of Sciences in the Katowice branch (2010-2014) and vice-chairman of this Committee from 2014 to 2018. In 2014-2016, he served as a member and vice-chairman of the Supervisory Board of Polskie Radio Katowice S.A. In 2017-2019 (until 4 July 2019), he was a member of the Supervisory Board of Węglokoks S.A. where he served as vice-chairman of the Supervisory Board and then as head of the Audit Committee. Furthermore, since 2005 he has been a member of the Editorial Board of “Transport Miejski i Regionalny” [“Urban and Regional Transport”] and since 2009 a member of the Program Council of the “Transport Problems” quarterly journal.

He meets the criteria of being independent referred to in principle II.Z.4. of the Code of Best Practice for WSE Listed Companies 2016.​

In 2002, he graduated from the Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice, obtaining a master’s degree in construction and then, in 2013, completed MA studies majoring in mining and drilling machinery and equipment. He gathered his professional experience since 1995, working in several commercial undertakings, including in the following positions: surveyor, sales and marketing manager, administration manager, construction engineer, trade manager and technical and commercial advisor. In 2007, he joined JSW S.A.’s Material Logistics Unit in the position of procurement inspector. Then, in 2008, he joined JSW S.A.’s KWK Borynia-Zofiówka-Jastrzębie, Zofiówka Section, where he worked on the positions of: specialist, mining technology inspector, supervisor and currently a shift foreman in the shaft and elevator equipment division. He completed a course for candidates for supervisory boards and management boards. In 2017 he passed an exam for candidates for members of supervisory bodies before an examination commission at the Prime Minister’s Office.

He does not meet the criteria of being independent referred to in principle II.Z.4. of the Code of Best Practice for WSE Listed Companies 2016.​