Born in 1954. Kujawsko - Pomorskie Region. Poznań, MA Degree at the Faculty of Law and Administration. Postgraduate Studies in Journalism at the Academy of Social Sciences, 1989. Parliamentary commentator, Head of local Polish TV station in Szczecin and then Chief Editor and host of the news programme “Focus» on Polish TV 1, 1989-1998. «WIL Lobbying» Ltd, Polish Regional Information Office in Brussels, 2001. Member of the Hipolit Cegielski Society Board, Spokesman of the Housing Aid Association for Orphans and in the Polish Union of St Stanislaus Order of the Knights, the Wielkopolskie Region Commander-in-Chief. MEP since 2004.