Deputy Director of the National Centre for Research and Development
Appointed Deputy Director of the National Centre for Research and Development on 1 December 2019. He directly supervises the Centre’s work on developing innovative funding instruments for R&D and innovations for defence and security. A Graduate of the Law and Economics Faculty at the University of Maryland, and MBA studies at the Warsaw University of Technology.
During his career he has embraced many challenges involving management and conducting strategic business projects for new technologies. One of the major ventures he embarked on as the long-standing President of the Management Board of Emitel S.A., and of the greatest importance for society, was the launch of digital terrestrial television in Poland.
His responsibilities at Telekomunikacja Polska S.A. included regulatory relations, developing and implementing wholesale strategy. While he was working for PricewaterhouseCoopers, the Wierzbowski and Partners law firm, and the Coopers & Lybrand law firm, he analysed and solved complex legal and organisational issues. Also, he participated as an expert in the operation of industry organisations.
A Laureate of many awards, including Golden and Crystal Antenna prizes presented at the ICT and Infrastructure World Symposium in the categories Manager of the Year and Company of the Year. He was also presented with the special “Private Equity Diamonds” prize for the most dynamically developing portfolio company on the Polish market. Before taking up his duties as Deputy Director of the National Centre for Research and Development, he worked at the Centre as an auditor.