Le 24 avril 2013, le Premier ministre polonais Donald Tusk a nommé Wlodzimierz Karpinski, ancien vice-ministre de l’Administration, ministre du Trésor, en remplacement de Mikolaj Budzanowski. Ce dernier avait été limogé par Donald Tusk le 19 avril dernier pour ne pas l’avoir informé du projet de la société russe Gazprom de construire un nouveau gazoduc entre la Russie et l’Union européenne via le territoire polonais…
He was born on 16 November 1961 in Puławy. He graduated from the Faculty of Chemical Engineering at the Warsaw University of Technology and post-graduate management studies at the University of Warsaw and the Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin.
Until 1994, he had worked in private companies and conducted his own business activity.
Between 1994 and 2002, he was a deputy mayor of Puławy. From 2003 to 2005, he was a member of the Board of Zakłady Azotowe Puławy S.A. In 2005, he was elected a deputy to the Sejm of the 5th term of office, representing the Civic Platform. Two years later, in the subsequent elections, he was elected a deputy once again.
In August 2011, he was appointed a Secretary of State at the Ministry of the Interior and Administration. He held the post until the end of the term of office of the Sejm. In October 2011, he was elected a deputy to the Sejm of the 6th term of office.
On 30 November 2011, he was appointed a Secretary of State in the newly established Ministry of Administration and Digitization.
He is happily married with five sons.