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Andrzej Jasionowski was born on 29 November 1964 in Lodz. He graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw (as an international public law specialist) in 1991. Earlier he studied law and culture at the University of Lodz.
In 1986-1989, during his studies at the University of Lodz, he was chairman of the Independent Student Union (NZS) of the University of Lodz and president of the Alliance of Independent Student Unions (NZS) of Lodz’s higher schools, and a member of the NZS’s National Coordinating Committee. In 2007, the Institute of National Remembrance granted him victim status.
He joined the Polish Foreign Service in 1992. In 1992-1994, he was posted to Lagos as deputy commercial counsellor at the Polish Embassy. In 1995, he was posted to Almaty as consul. In 1997 he was posted to Stockholm as consul in the Polish Consulate General in Stockholm. In 2000 he was transferred to the MFA’s Department of Polish Diaspora. In 2001 he was named a civil servant. In 2002, he was posted to the Polish Embassy in Helsinki as head of the Consular Department. In 2006, he was appointed Director of the MFA’s Department of Consular Affairs and Polish Diaspora, a position he held until 2008. In 2009-2014, he served as Polish Ambassador to the Republic of Serbia. He was Deputy Director, and Director of the Department of Consular Affairs.
Ambassador Andrzej Jasionowski is fluent in English and Russian. He also speaks Serbian. He is interested in politics and history. As a young man he competed in sports tournaments as an archer.