Regina Jurkowska was born in Augustów, Poland in 1972. She graduated from ELTE University in Budapest in Hungarian Philology. She also studied at the Academy of National Defence in Warsaw.
Her first professional experience was at the Institute of Political Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences and Hungarian Institute of Culture in Warsaw.
Regina Jurkowska has worked in the Polish Foreign Service since 1998. She was a Consul in Uruguay in 1999-2003. Recently in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs she held a position of a Deputy Director of the Department of Cooperation with Polish Diaspora and Poles Abroad.
She was appointed Consul General of the Republic of Poland in Sydney on 16 August 2013.
Regina Jurkowska is married. She has three daughters.