The Cabinet of Ministers approved the candidacies of four independent members of the supervisory board of NPC Ukrenergo, who are Peder Andreasen, Daniel Dobbeni, Dejan Ostojic and Roman Pinkovskyy, reads the order of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine No.1580 dated December 2, 2021, Kosatka.Media reports.
Ukrenergo's shareholder, the Ministry of Energy of Ukraine, has to appoint independent members of the Supervisory Board by his order. Now the ministry acts as the Supervisory Board, after the powers of the last member of the Supervisory Board, Yurii Tokarsky, were terminated on December 1.
What is known about the new members of the Supervisory Board?
From 2005 to 2018, Peder Andreasen served as CEO of Energinet, a state-owned company that owns and operates electricity and natural gas transmission systems in Denmark.
In June 2013 he was elected to the Board of Directors of ENTSO-E, and in 2015 became President of ENTSO-E. He worked on the improvement of the internal energy market, the implementation of network codes and recommendations, and was also involved in the development of infrastructure.
He held the post of President of 50Hertz GmbH (2010-2015) and Vice President of the GO15 Association. Since 2013 he served as President of Coreso S.A. KIC InnoEnergy Benelux.
Since 1999, he held various positions at ETSO, which he headed from 2005 to 2009.
In 2006, he held the post of Head of Synergrid, Federation of Belgian Electricity and Gas Companies. In December 2008, Dobbeni became the first president of the European Network of Electricity Transmission Operators (ENTSO-E).
From 2003 to 2012, Dobbeny was CEO of Elia Group, a Belgian-German transmission system operator, following the acquisition of 50Hertz GmbH, which he chaired until September 2015.
After acquiring 50Hertz Transmission in 2010, he became CEO of Eurogrid International, a holding company formed by Elia and Industry Fund Management. He also chaired Aufsichtsrat and the Supervisory Board of 50Hertz Transmission.
Dejan Ostojic has over 35 years of diverse experience in the energy sector and infrastructure development in Europe, Central Asia, East and Southeast Asia, the Middle East, Latin America and the United States.
He served as a representative of the World Bank's Sector Program in Ukraine (2004-2009) and Austria (2016-2019). He currently oversees the World Bank's energy program in Ukraine and Eastern Europe.
He served on the board of power distribution companies in Plock, Lodz and Gdansk since 2000. In 2007-2012 he worked for Energa Group, where he was involved in restructuring and investment projects, in particular, projects for the separation of the Operator of the distribution system and preparation for the construction of TPP Ostrolenko. He held the post of Head of the Board of Elektrownia Ostrołęka SA. From 2013 to April 2015, he served as Chairman of the Management Board of PSE Inwestycje SA, he was involved in investments and investment supervision in the PSE SA network.
In 2006-2014 he was a member of the supervisory boards and a member of the board of power companies in Poland, and in 2015 was delegated to head the board of directors of Energa SA. During 2016-2017 served as vice president of ENERGA Wytwarzanie. Since 2010, he has been running his own business.
From 2003 to date he serves as Deputy Chairman of the Audit Commission at the Polish Energy Certification Society (Polskie Towarzystvo Certyfikacji Energii). Since 2016, he held a position of a member of the board, and since 2019 served as a member of the Audit Commission of the electricity generating company Polskie Elektrownie.
To recap, in September Ukrenergo announced a competition for the posts of independent members of the Supervisory Board.