Born in 1972 in Warsaw. PhD, Warsaw University, 2004. Institute for Security Studies of the EU – Paris, 2002. MA in European studies, Collège d’Europe, Natolin, 1996–1997. MA in International Relations – summa cum laude, Warsaw University, 1991–1996. Certificate of completion in English Philology, Warsaw University, 1991–1996. Scholarship of the Soros Foundation, University of Oxford, Michaelmas Term, 1995. 1997-on wards, Research fellow, Natolin European Centre.
2007–2009, Adviser to Jacek Saryusz-Wolski, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the EP. 2004–2007, Adviser to Jacek Saryusz-Wolski, Vice President of the European Parliament. 2002-onwards, lecturer, National School of Public Administration in Poland and Collegium Civitas University in Warsaw. 2001–2002, Adviser to Jacek Saryusz-Wolski, Minister for European Integration. MEP since 2009.