Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Bank Handlowy w Warszawie S.A., member of the Board of Directors of Euronet Worldwide Inc. and Play Communications S.A.
Former Minister of Finance (1992) and Foreign Affairs (1993-95), candidate in the election of the President of Poland (2000 and 2010), co-founder of the Platforma Obywatelska party.
Member of the Board of the Stefan Batory Foundation, chairman of the Polish Group in the Trilateral Commission, Trustee European Council on Foreign Relations.
Economic Advisor to President Lech Wałęsa (1992-93 and 1995); senior adviser to EBRD (1992-93); secretary of state in the Ministry of Economic Cooperation with Foreign Countries (1991-92); first deputy president of the National Bank of Poland (1989-91); economist at the World Bank (Washington, 1985-87) and UNCTAD (Geneva, 1982-84); Chairman of the Warsaw-Wilanów Commune Council (1994-98).
Doctor of Economics (SGPiS, 1979), plant manager at the Institute of Business and Price Studies (1978-82).
He lectured at the Academy of Catholic Theology, Collegium Civitas, at the Jagiellonian University and AFiB Vistula.
Author of a number of publications on international trade and foreign policy.
Decorated with the Officer’s Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta, the award of the Man of the Year of the Wprost weekly, the Kisiel Award, the Diamond Laurel of Skills and Competences, the Victor’s Award (twice).