The Project That Almost Didn’t Happen The A2 Toll Motorway project has the distinction of being a unique infrastructure project, successfully carried out in spite of overwhelming odds as a transaction ahead of its time in terms of structure, location and participants. Its background and implementation is a fascinating tale of progress by trial and…
Transportation & Energy
Wojciech Gebicki is a project manager and former investment banker with over 25 years of experience in structuring, financing and operational management of large infrastructure projects in transportation and energy. A graduate of both the Warsaw School of Economics and INSEAD MBA, he is currently a guest lecturer at both institutions on the financing and management of infrastructure projects. As early as 1990 he published the first modern Polish textbook on the securities market and became a licensed stockbroker at the Warsaw Stock Exchange.
During the 1980s Wojciech started his career in European capital and commodities market, and from 1989 was instrumental in the creation of the commercial banking sector in Poland as a key staff member of the National Bank. He then moved to the EBRD and later on, on behalf of international investment banks in London, Paris and Duesseldorf financed new infra and industrial projects and conducted M&A transactions in Central and Eastern Europe.
From 1999 onwards served as CFO and CEO of the first two toll road concessions in Poland and the then largest private power generation project, and also as adviser to the European Commission and management boards of companies from the transportation sector, renewable energy and mineral and fossil fuel exploitation.
Articles and Posts
It is common knowledge that electric cars are more eco-friendly. But is this true in every situation? Exhaust fumes from internal combustion engines are but the final link in a long chain of transforming fuels into usable work – namely the movement of people through the road network. In order to fully appreciate the total…
Summary: The article discussed lack of coherence in tolling methods in Poland with regard to: means of payment (cash and card, electronic toll with pre-paid OBUs, card only, option to pay in foreign currency, etc.) price calculation (per km of travel or fixed price for crossing a toll point, neither being harmonised nation-wide) and the setting…