The Energy Community Secretariat has its seat in Vienna, Austria. The Headquarter Agreement between the Republic of Austria and the Energy Community regarding the seat of the Secretariat entered into force in August 2007.
Besides its premises in Vienna, the Secretariat operates three regional offices in Kyiv, Ukraine, Tbilisi, Georgia and Chișinău, Moldova.
As of January 2022, the Secretariat has 34 staff members holding 18 nationalities. In addition, the Secretariat regularly offers internship and secondment opportunities. The recruitment of the Secretariat's staff follows the approved establishment plan of the Energy Community Ministerial Council.
In the performance of its duties, the Secretariat must be impartial and not seek or receive instructions from any Party to the Treaty.
Since 1 December 2021, the director of the Secretariat is Mr Artur Lorkowski. Mr Lorkowski is the third Energy Community director, following Mr Janez Kopač (2012-2021) and Mr Slavtcho Neykov (2007-2012).
Pursuant to Article 75 of the Treaty, the director of the Energy Community Secretariat is responsible for the implementation of the budget. The director also selects and appoints the staff on the basis of the approved establishment plan of the Energy Community.
Operational since 2016, the Secretariat's Kyiv office is the oldest regional office. The Secretariat presently employees three staff members in Kyiv.
The Energy Community Secretariat's Chișinău office is led by Mr. Tumuruc since April 2022.
As from 1 March 2023 Ms. Salome Janelidze heads the Energy Community Secretariat's regional office in Tbilisi.