Jan Kulczyk was appointed Chairman of Green Cross International’s Board of Directors on 6 October 2007 and has been a member of the Board since 2006.
A Polish national, Jan Kulczyk is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Kulczyk Investments, an international investment company, focused on the creation of deals and investment opportunities in global emerging markets. The company’s chosen strategic industries are oil and gas, mineral resources, infrastructure, power generation, as well as power and gas distribution and trading.
Jan Kulczyk read Law at the University of Adam Mickiewicz in Poznań and International Trade at the Poznan University of Economics. He has a PhD in International Law. He is a co-founder of the prestigious Polish Business Roundtable and, for many years, has been the Honorary Chairman of the German-Polish Chamber of Commerce.
From 2005-07, he was Chairman of the Polish-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce. He is the founder and member of the EU-Ukraine Commercial Council, which is headquartered in Brussels.
In 2010, Jan Kulczyk founded the CEED Initiative, a discussion platform to promote the achievements of the new EU member states. He is a member of the Domestic and Foreign Investors’ Council chaired by the President of Ukraine, as well as a member of the International Advisory Board of the prestigious think-tank Atlantic Council.
He has been decorated with the Polonia Restituta Order and the Golden Medal of Saint Paul Fathers for special contributions to the Jasna Góra Monastery. He is also a holder of the prestigious Kisiel Award.