Sławomir Mazurek graduated from the Faculty of History and Social Sciences at the Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University (UKSW) in Warsaw. He received a degree in political science with a specialty in political systems and local government. Moreover, he completed Postgraduate Intercollegiate Studies of Assessment and Valuation of Natural Resources at the Warsaw School of Economics and the Warsaw University of Life Sciences. He gained his first professional experience at the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, where in 2001 he worked in the Minister’s Office. His career continued at The Office of the Marshal of the Mazowieckie Voivodeship, where he worked for one of the Board Members, who dealt with the EU funds. Between 2003-2006 Sławomir Mazurek worked as a spokesman in the Capital Enterprise of Thermal Energetics Plc in Warsaw.

Between 2006 and 2007 he was a spokesman at the Ministry of Environment, a member of the Polish delegation to the climate summit in Nairobi and the United Nations General Assembly in New York in 2007. Subsequently, he was responsible for the promotion of European funds in the National Water Management Authority. He was the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Regional Environmental Protection Fund in Olsztyn. Later he ran his own business, carrying out projects in the field of communication and strategic consulting. Back in the times when he studied, he used to be engaged in the work of Young Conservatives Association, where he was responsible for social communication. He represented students in the Senate of the University, and was running the discussion club “Kuźnia” (forge) in the Independent Association of UKSW Students.

Sławomir Mazurek is a member of the Association of Sustainable Development in Poland, as well as Academic Fraternity Respublika.