Ilona focuses on energy and climate policy in Poland. On a daily basis, she manages the work of the Poland Energy team. Acting against the biggest CO2 polluters, new and existing fossil fuels installations and supporting a just energy transition for Poland. Ilona and her team were doing campaigns against the Belchatow Power Plant, Polnoc Power Plant and Nord Stream 2 they have also published a number of energy market analyses and interventions.


Before she became team leader Ilona had the position of communications and policy manager for the Energy Poland team. Prior to it, she worked as policy officer for the Polish Climate Coalition (the association of NGO’s working on climate protection). She focused mostly on renewable energy, energy efficiency and low-carbon economy transition. She also worked for Polish and Georgian non-governmental organisations being involved in development aid, educational and human rights projects in both Poland and South Caucasus.


Ilona completed her Masters in sociology at the University of Warsaw and her postgraduate course in Foreign Policy at Collegium Civitas and the Polish Institute of International Affairs. She is currently doing her PhD in political science and administration at the Warsaw School of Economics. Ilona has graduated from the School of Political Leaders.

I am passionate about making change in our reality. I want our economy to be green and low-emission and our air and water to be clean. I believe law can significantly trigger this change and that's why I find ClientEarth's work so important and unusual. I am happy to be part of it.