Grzegorz Zielinski

Director, Head of Energy Europe, EBRD

Grzegorz is the Director of EBRD's Energy Europe team, promoting the Bank’s mandate and supporting green transition through investments and policy advice across the energy sector in Europe.

Grzegorz joined EBRD in 1998 from Ernst Young and became a banker in the Power and Energy Utilities team in 2001 In this role, he led a number Bank’s investments in various geographies before later taking on a regional responsibility for Central Europe.

In 2014 Grzegorz became the Country Director for Poland with responsibilities further extended to cover the three Baltic states and later the Slovak Republic, Hungary, Slovenia and the Czech Republic He led the entire business and policy engagement of the EBRD in eight Central European and Baltic states and managed five EBRD offices across the region. In July 2021 Grzegorz joined the Sustainable Infrastructure Group as the Director of the Energy Europe Team.

Grzegorz has a Master’s degree in business and economics from the University of Gdansk, Poland, and holds a post-graduate certificate in European Integration from the EC Research Institute. He is also a UK qualified accountant.