Secretary of State, Head of the National Security Bureau, he is an expert in national security, crisis management and protection of critical infrastructure, management of the state, public administration and civil service. Mr. Soloch worked in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Defence (1992-1998). Moreover, he served as Deputy Director in the Defence Affairs Department at the Office of the Prime Minister (1998-1999). He held the position of Director of the Department of General Security at the Ministry of the Interior and Administration. From 2004 until 2005 he was an advisor to the Mayor of Warsaw. He also served as Undersecretary of State at the Ministry of the Interior and Administration, and from November 2005 also as Chief of National Civil Defence. In 2013 Mr. Soloch was appointed Member of the Board of the Sobieski Institute. Mr. Soloch is a graduate of the History Department at the University of Warsaw and of post-diploma studies at l’Institut de Hautes Études en Administration Publique (IDHEAP) in Lausanne and post-diploma studies at École Nationale d’Administration (ENA) in Paris.