Graduated from the Wrocław University of Economics (Akademia Ekonomiczna). In 1975-1989 he worked in the Trade Departments of the Bristol, Europejski and Victoria Hotels. In 1990-1996 – the Director of the Victoria Inter-Continental Hotel in Warszawa. In 1993-2004 he held the post of President of the Management Board of Orbis S.A. He was in charge of the organizational, material and staff restructuring in Orbis S.A., as well as the company’s privatisation. In 2005-2006 the Chairman of the Polish Institute of Directors. He carries on business in strategic consulting. In 1997-2006 he was a member of Supervisory Boards of Orbis Casino, PTE Kredyt Bank, Softbank S.A., Prokom S.A., Opoczno S.A., Bioton S.A. and Polnord S.A.