He graduated from the foreign trade faculty of Warsaw School of Economics. / SGPiS - SGH/. From the beginning of his professional career he was active in foreign trade, initially working for a Polish company Coopexim, and from 1986 to 1997 employed in Cefratex International in Paris where from 1986 he was the President of the company. Cefratex International represented the business interests of various foreign trade companies like Paged, Coopexim, Cepelia and such producers as Fameg and Polamp -Piła developing important cooperation with French VPC stores like La Redoute, 3 Suisses , Quelle and chains of stores like Auchan, Carrefour, Habitat etc. From 1998 he has been working for the Ergis Group, as Vice-President and Commercial Director in 1998-2000 and from 2001 as Vice President and Plenipotentiary Director supervising the export activities.