In 1984 graduated from the Warsaw School of Economics and in 1992 from the University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign, USA, M.A. in economics. In 1993 completed studies in banking, finance and capital markets at Exeter, UK, and in 1996 economic studies at the Free University of Berlin, while in 1997 in International Economics at RUCA. In 2002 gained the title of Professor of Economics.
He has won a number of prestigious awards, including Rector Award for Scientific Achievements (annually since 1997), Award of the Minister of Education for a book Integracja europejska. Szansa dla Polski? and Banki a gospodarstwa domowe - dynamika rozwoju. Member of scientific organizations and professional editing boards of periodicals, among others Foundations of Management (member), Journal of Interdisciplinary Economics (editor-in-chief), Yearbook on Polish European Studies, Mazovia Regional Studies, Gazeta Bankowa and a reviewer in PWE SA Warszawa editing company. A long-term committee member of Teraz Polska Award and scientific council member of Studia Europejskie.
He gained his professional experience working as head of International Business Relations Section at Management Faculty, University of Warsaw, head of National Economy Unit at Management Faculty, University of Warsaw, Director of European Center at University of Warsaw, Deputy Dean in charge of foreign cooperation at Management Faculty, University of Warsaw, dean at Management Faculty, University of Warsaw and Deputy Rector in charge of scientific research and cooperation, University of Warsaw. He is a lecturer at University of Warsaw, and also in France, UK, U.S., Russia, China and Korea.
Further, he worked as: advisor to the Prime Minister, to the Minister of Agriculture, CEO of University Sports Association at University of Warsaw, member of the advisory committee NewConnect at Management Board of Warsaw Stock Exchange, member of the Foundation Council of the National Bank of Poland, chairman of the Scientific Council of the National Bank of Poland.
He held positions in supervisory boards of various institutions, to include: PTE WARTA S.A., PKO BP S.A., JSW S.A., Chairman and Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board in EUROLOT S.A.