Swora, Mariusz, dr hab.

ERRA Strategic Advisory Board Member
Member of EU ACER’s Board of Appeal
Former President, Energy Regulatory Office, Poland

Mariusz Swora, dr hab., Attorney At Law, is a full member of the Board of Appeal at the EU Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER). He holds PhD in law and habilitation titles. For several years he was a senior lecturer at law department of Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan and associate professor at the law department of Jagiellonian University in Krakow. Mariusz Swora is an international expert in energy law and has authored over 140 publications in this area (including problems related to the energy market regulation and regulators, smart metering, e-mobility infrastructure in the Clean Energy Package, commentary to Energy Law).

He was the President of Energy Regulatory Office in Warsaw (2007-2010). During his term of office as the vice chairman of ERRA, he represented the organization at the G8 meeting in Rome (2009). Together with dr Gabor Szörényi, he initiated studies on intersection of innovation and energy regulation at ERRA (presented during ERRA Energy Regulatory Innovation Day, Poznan 2015).

Running his Law Office, Mr Swora advises on a daily basis public institutions and private entities (like operators, traders and generators in electricity, gas & oil, district heating) in the area of energy law and regulation, competition law and new technologies. Mariusz Swora is an author of draft laws (both national and EU), contracts, reports and legal opinions for the European Commission as a member of consortium Spark Legal Network/VVA (national expert in a project related to risk preparedness), the World Bank (regulatory expert in a project examining legal aspects of Home Area Network), professional associations (e.g. DSR for industrial customers, implementation of REDII in district heating, implementation of Clean Energy Package – together with EY) and public institutions, including Parliament and Ministry of Energy (now Ministry of Climate and Environment). He was a member of advisory council at A.T. Kearney in Poland (2015). Between 2017-2018, he was the chairman of steering committee of a sectoral program for energy at the National Centre for Research and Development.

Winner of the ERRA Energy Regulatory Research Award 2014 (study devoted to the obligation to exchange electricity), recognized also for outstanding leadership of ERRA (2020). Laureate of the Laurel of Merit for the Polish Industry (2016).