We invite you to read a lecture by Jakub Wiech on nuclear energy.
Jakub Wiech (born in 1992 in Kielce) – lawyer, journalist, commentator. Deputy editor-in-chief of Energetyka24.com. Graduated from the IV High School in Kielce. Winner of the Provincial Competition, Krasomowieczy (2009, 2010) finalist of the National History Olympiad (2011). Graduated from law at the University of Warsaw. During his studies he became involved in the activities of the Independent Students’ Union. He also worked in a scientific group studying the relationship between law and literature, which resulted in the monograph “Law and Literature. Sketches”, which he co-authored.
He collaborated on the Warsaw-Beijing Forum project, in time becoming the spokesperson for the initiative, a position he held until 2016. In 2014, he took second place in the Deloitte Business Adventure competition. He was a personal advisor to the Refugee Section of the University of Warsaw Law Clinic. He graduated from the School of American Law organized by the University of Florida. In 2015-2016, he published in the Independent Student Monthly “Magiel”. During his studies, he completed internships at the Energy Regulatory Authority, the law firm DLA Piper Wiater and the Royal Norwegian Embassy, among others.
In October 2016, he joined the editorial board of Energetyka24. In 2017, he was awarded the Student Nobel Prize in the Journalism and Literature category. He co-authored the high-profile journalistic provocation “Piotr Niewiechowicz,” for which he was nominated for a MediaTory award in 2018. For the same material, he received a nomination in the prestigious GrandPress competition. Since July 2018, he has been deputy editor-in-chief of the Energetyka24 website. He has repeatedly commented on energy and political issues for, among others, Polish Radio, Polish Television, Radio WNET, Television Republika.
In December 2018, his book “Independents in Times of Slavery”, a collection of interviews with well-known activists of the first NZS, was published by the Independent Students’ Union. In June 2019, he received the Center for European Policy Analysis’s James S. Denton’s Transatlantic Fellowship, as part of which he spent three weeks in the United States. In July 2019, he published the book “Energiewende. The New German Empire” describing the behind-the-scenes of Germany’s energy transition. In June 2020, he was awarded for the best publication on the electricity market in the Commodity Exchange’s “Platinum Megawatts” competition.