Bachelor, Academy Economics, Cracow, Poland, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy, Academy Economics, Cracow, Poland, 1982.
Research officer Study Group for International Analysis, Laxenburg, Austria, 1982-1989. Research officer Institute for Applied Statistics Joanneum Research, Graz, Austria, 1990-1999. Principal administration Commission of the European Union, Luxembourg, since 1999.
Married Helena Wisniewska, March 30, l978. Children: Murad, Monika.