• Chairman of the Board
    Mirosław Taras


    Mr Taras has been working in the mining industry for over 30 years, commencing as an underground coal mine operator and rising to the rank of Chairman of the Management Board of Bogdanka where he successfully oversaw the privatisation of the company by way of an Initial Public Offering on the WSE, including a US$160m fundraise to develop two new shafts. Mr Taras graduated in 1980 from the Academy of Mining and Metallurgy in Krakow, specialising in the design and construction of mines.

  • Member of the Board
    Simon Kersey

    Mr Kersey is a qualified Chartered Accountant and experienced corporate financier with over 15 years of advisory and transaction experience. 

    He qualified with PwC in 2000 and is a current member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants for England and Wales.  He subsequently spent 15 years working in strategic advisory roles for various advisory firms and investment banks focussed on the mining sector. The majority of Mr Kersey’s experience has been gained from working with junior and early stage mining and metals processing companies on capital raising, M&A transactions and strategic planning. 

  • Member of the Board
    William J. Schloemer

    William J. Schloemer


    University of Kentucky, USA


    • 2012: NWR KARBONIA S.A. Poland – Vice-Chairman
    • 2011-present: OKD a.s., Czech Republic  – Senior Engineer for New Mining Areas Development
    • 2004-present: Foundation Coal Corporation, Alpha Natural Resources, USA - Director of Strategic Projects
    • 2001-2004: RAG American Coal, USA – Manager of Strategic Mine Projects
    • 2000-2001: RAG EMerald Mine, USA – Engineering Manager
    • 1996-2000: RAG Emerald Mine, USA – Senior Mine Engineer
    • 1992-1996: AT Massey Coal Company, USA – Chief Engineer
    • 1991-1992: J&M Equipment and Construction Company, USA – Vice President of Engineering
    • 1988-1991: Inspiration Coal, USA – Chief Engineer/Contract Coal Manager
    • 1981-1988: US Steel and Arch Mineral, USA – Various positions
  • Member of the Board, Mining Operation Manager Dębieńsko
    Adam Dziwoki


    Silestian University of Technology in Gliwice, Poland


      • 2013: NWR KARBONIA S.A. Poland – Vice Chairman, Mining Operation Manager Dębieńsko
      • 2012: NWR KARBONIA S.A. Poland – Mining Operation Manager Dębieńsko
      • 2011: NWR KARBONIA S.A. Poland Mining and Ventilation Department Manager 
      • 2010 -2011: KWK Knurów -Szczygłowice, Poland – Ventilation Department Manager
      • 1998-2010: KWK Knurów, Poland –Ventilation Engineer, Ventilation Department Deputy Manager
      • 1994-1998: KWK Knurów, Poland – Senior Ventilation Manager
      • 1990-1994: KWK Knurów, Poland – Middle Mining and Ventilation Manager
      • 1984-1985: KWK Knurów, Poland – underground worker



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