A graduate of the Faculty of Electronics, Computer Science&Technology at the University of Mining and Metallurgy in Kraków (1992). In 1997, he completed post-graduate studies in banking at the Entrepreneurship&Management School at the University of Economics in Kraków. In 2000, he received an Executive MBA degree of Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées in Paris and University of Bristol. He started his professional career with FX Sp. z o.o. in 1992, a company specializing in computer systems design. He joined Fortis Bank Polska SA (then First Polish-American Bank) in 1994, first as an IT Specialist, promoted to the position of the IT Department Director in 1995. Since November 2001, as Head of the Information Systems and Support Services, he has supervised the units responsible for IT management, administration and facilities, security, investments and central procurement.