Cultural manager and university lecturer. Coordinator of the Culture 2000 programme in Poland (2003-2005), coordinator on the European Affairs Unit in the Ministry of Culture since 2005. Currently chief specialist in the International Cultural Centre in Kraków; coordinator of the Anna Lindh Foundation in Poland. Author of publications on EU cultural policy, role of culture in socio-economic development and intercultural dialogue. PhDcandidate at the Kraków University of Economics.