Graduate of the Main School of Planning and Statistics (SPGPiS) in Warszawa, Poland (currently: Warsaw School of Economics), the University of Göttingen, Germany, and the University of Mannheim, Germany. He used to be an assistant lecturer at Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany and an assistant in the International Department of Banque Nationale de Paris, France. In Polski Bank Rozwoju S.A. he served as the director in charge of economic affairs, director in charge of financial risk management and a member of the bank’s Management Board, in charge of risk. In WestLB Bank, he was a member of a global department for financing the power, oil and gas sector, as well as the President of the Management Board of WestLB Bank Polska, transformed later into Polski Bank Przedsiębiorczości. He was acting President of Polimex Mostostal S.A. He defended his doctoral thesis at the University of Braunschweig.