Krzysztof (Chris) Bolesta
Since 2021 a CCUS lead in the Directorate General for Energy in the European Commission. Co-founder of the Polish E-mobility Foundation - NGO, former Director for Research at the analytical center Polityka Insight. Between 2012 and 2015 a member of private office of two Polish environment and climate ministers and an advisor of the COP19 President (UN climate summit). Between 2004 and 2012 member of the CCS team in the European Commission, responsible for the development of the CCS technology supporting framework. He co-authored the CCS Communication advocating for large scale demonstration projects and drafted part of the European Recovery Package 2008 assigning 1 bn euro for CCS. His other responsibilities included running the CCS knowledge sharing network, preparing the CCS Directive and financing mechanisms.