Jacek Fotek holds an MA in Foreign Trade from the Warsaw School of Economics and an MBA from the Quebec University Montreal (2002).
His professional career has focused on the money and capital markets.
He was the co-founder of the Polish interbank money and forex markets.
In 1989-1990, he was responsible for operational management of the national foreign currency reserves at the National Bank of Poland.
In 1990-1996, Chief Dealer at Bank Handlowy w Warszawie.
In 1996-1997, CFO of Polski Bank Rozwoju.
In 1997-1999, Member of the Management Board of Citibank (Poland) S.A., and previously Director of the Treasury Department and Director of Investor Relations.
In 1999-2002 with Bank Handlowy w Warszawie S.A. as Advisor to the President and previously Director of the Internal Control Department.
He was with PZU Asset Management S.A. in 2003-2009, among others as Vice President for Risk Management, Internal Control and Audit.
In 2009-2012 and 2013-2016 President of the Management Board of BondSpot S.A.
In 2012-2013 – President of the Management Board of Invista DM S.A. Former member of Supervisory Boards of several organisations including PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna S.A (2015-2016), GPW Foundation (2015-2016), IAiR S.A. (2014-2016).
Since 1997, lecturer at Warszawski Instytut Bankowości; in 1993-2002, lecturer at Gdańska Akademia Bankowa; since 2010, lecturer at Instytut Rynku Kapitałowego.
Since 1993, founding member of the dealer association Polskie Stowarzyszenie Dealerów Bankowych – FOREX POLSKA (currently ACI Poland).
He has completed many international training courses and programmes in the capital and money markets, risk management, audit and investments.