CEO and Chairman of the Board, Polska Grupa Górnicza SA
Dr. Tomasz Rogala is CEO and Chairman of the Board at Polska Grupa Górnicza SA (PGG – Polish Mining Group), the largest hard coal producer in Europe, with an annual output of around 30 million tonnes from nine mines. He is a graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Silesia where he specialised in financial law. He also completed postgraduate studies in EU law at the Faculty of Law of the Jagiellonian University in Kraków and in business management at the University of Economics in Katowice as part of the Harzburg Kolleg programme. In 2021, he was awarded a postdoctoral degree by the Główny Instytut Górnictwa in Katowice after defending his thesis on the theoretical modelling and improvement of coal mine management processes, with a practical focus on the planning, cost control and decision making by enterprises during mine restructuring. Dr. Rogala is a state-licensed insolvency practitioner and expert on corporate valuations. Previously, he was the President of the Management Board of Kompania Węglowa SA, prior to its restructuring.