A senior advisor to RAP’s Europe team, Dr. Jan Rączka focuses on three challenges in Poland: municipal strategies to improve air quality, performance-based regulation of electric distribution companies, and a stakeholder process exploring the future of the Polish energy sector.
Dr. Rączka co-founded Lynx Pattern Ltd., a consulting firm advising utilities and other companies on issues surrounding the energy-environment nexus. From 2008 to 2012, he served as CEO of the National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management in Warsaw, which is responsible for managing European Union and domestic funds for the environment. He was also previously a banker at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, and an assistant professor at the Faculty of Economic Sciences at the University of Warsaw.
Dr. Rączka holds a doctorate in economics from Warsaw University, and is a member of the Sustainable Development Panel for Électricité de France.