Position: Director for New Gas and LNG
Marta Kamola-Martines is currently Director for New Gas and LNG at the Gas Chain corporate activity line at ENGIE.
Born in 1979, she graduated from Warsaw School of Economics in 2001 with an M.Sc degree in International Relations and from the University of Warsaw in 2006 with an MA. degree in English Studies. She also holds a post-graduate certificate in Gas Engineering from the Warsaw University of Technology.
Marta started her career in 1998 at Polish Oil and Gas Company (PGNiG), the major player in the Polish energy market, where she focused on the transposition of the European regulatory framework into the company’s activities, ahead of Poland’s EU accession in 2004. She subsequently coordinated PGNiG’s activities in various European and international bodies and associations.
In 2007 she took the position of Vice-Executive Secretary at Gas Infrastructure Europe (GIE), the lobbying association based in Brussels gathering 60+ European members in the transmission, storage and LNG regasification operations (representing some 100 bn€ in asset value). During her term of office she reinforced the impact of the industry in forging a balanced policy framework and shaping the major legislative changes at that time (including the Security of Supply regulation, the Third Energy Package, the creation of GTE+/ENTSOG, ACER etc.). She steered the implementation of market-oriented tools, notably the GIE transparency platforms.
In 2010 Marta joined Storengy (a company of ENGIE), the leading European underground gas storage operator with over 10 bcm of storage capacity, where she was first in charge of European policy and regulations and, subsequently, chief of staff to the company’s CEO.
In 2016 she moved over to ENGIE HQ to the newly created Gas Chain activity line covering gas activities worth of around 4 bn€ in EBITDA. She initially held the position of Chief of Staff to the Managing Director and then Director of Infrastructures. In 2018 she took over the position of Director for New Gas and LNG.
Marta is member of the Company Advisory Board of the European Biogas Association.
From 2016 to 2018, she was member of the Board of Dunkirk Gas Terminal DA.
Marta is fluent in Polish, English, French, Italian and has a fairy good level in German.