Tomasz Zdzikot was born on 2 November 1979. He is a legal adviser, a graduate of the Faculty of Law of the Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw. He also completed PhD studies in the Institute of Law Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences as well as post-graduate studies in European studies, local government, management in public administration and real estate management. Between 2003 and 2005, he was an advisor to the Deputy Mayor of Warsaw the late Sławomir Skrzypek and in 2006 he was a deputy mayor of the Warsaw Środmieście district. As a representative of the voivode of the Mazowieckie Voivodeship, he participated in the work of the team for the Act on metropolitan areas. In the years 2007-2008, he was a deputy president of the board of Centrum Bankowo-Finansowe “Nowy Świat” SA. From 2008, he has worked at the Legal Department of the National Broadcasting Council’s Office, also as a deputy director of the Department. Between 2006 and 2014, he was a councillor of the Capital City of Warsaw, and since 2014 he has been a councillor at the Mazowieckie Voivodeship parliament. On 18th of November 2015, he was appointed an Undersecretary of State at the Ministry of the Interior and Administration. On 25th of October 2017, he was appointed a Secretary of State at the Ministry of the Interior and Administration as well as a Government Plenipotentiary for Preparing Government Administration Bodies for Cooperation with the Schengen InformationSystem and the Visa Information System. On 15th of January 2018 appointed a Deputy Minister - Secretary of State at the Ministry of the National Defense.