Henryk Baranowski is a graduate of Faculty of Electrical Engineering at the Warsaw University of Technology with specialty of power engineering. He also completed postgraduate studies in business management of power utilities on the energy market at the Warsaw University of Technology and postgraduate studies in financial management of companies at the Warsaw School of Economics. He also completed Executive MBA program at Business School of the Warsaw University of Technology, HEC School of Management, London Business School and Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration.

In years 2013-2015 employed as the Director for Business Development, and later as the Director for Sales and Marketing of Energy Sector at Alstom Power Polska. From 2006 to 2008 held a position of the Vice-President of the Management Board in PGE, and in years 2001-2006 the President of the Management Board in Polskie Sieci Elektroenergetyczne-Info Sp. z o.o. In period 1990-2001 associated with Polskie Sieci Elektroenergetyczne S.A., where he held a position of, among others, ICT Director. From November 2015 till March 2016 he held a position of the Undersecretary of the State in the Ministry of State Treasury supervising works of Key Companies Department and Corporate Governance Department.