Ambassador Marek Ziółkowski was born in 1949 in Poznań, Poland. He is married, his wife Ewa has a PhD in Physics. They have 3 daughters.
Having received two MA’s in Sociology and Philosophy he worked as Professor of Sociology at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, and the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw. He was a Visiting Scholar in New York, Chicago and Rennes, France. His major areas of interest are Sociological Theory, Sociology of Knowledge, Social Structure and Social Consciousness and Political Sociology. He published 12 books and over 150 scientific papers in Polish, English and French.
From 1996 to 2006 he served as a Honorary Consul of France in Poznań. From 2005 to 2015 he was elected three times to the Polish Senate and for two terms served as its Deputy Speaker. Since 2015 he is Ambassador of Poland to the Kingdom of Morocco.