Minister of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic

Work experience:

  • Minister

Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic

12/2021 –

  • Investor, Independent Advisor


1/2021 – 12/2021


Banking, Financial Advisory, Debt Restructuring, Real Estate Financing, Management & Business Consulting

Advisor To The Management Board

7/2019 – 12/2020

Vienna, Prague

  • Member of the Management Board

1/2015 – 6/2019

Vienna, Austria

Responsible for Corporate & Investment Banking, Commercial Real Estate, Capital Markets, Treasury Sales and Financial Institutions, Research in Erste Group Core & Home Markets (Austria, Croatia, Czechia, Hungary, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Bosnia, Montenegro & Slovenia and for Erste Group Bank Branches in New York, Hong Kong & London, for Erste Group Immorent AG, Erste Securities Polska, S.A. and German Offices

  • Chief Executive Officer

Slovenská sporiteľňa

6/2010 – 12/2014

Bratislava, Slovakia

Responsible for Risk Management (CRO), Human Recourses, Legal Services, Marketing, Sponsoring, Communication & Market Research, temporarily (6 Month) also for Retail


Chief Executive Officer / CFO

2/2009 – 5/2010

Ukraine, Kiev

Responsible for Restructuring of the Bank during the crisis, within the CFO agenda responsible for Controlling, Reporting & Accounting, within the CEO agenda for Corporate Banking, Financial Markets & Treasury Sales, Human Resources, Communication

  • Deputy Chief Executive Officer & Chief Risk Officer

1/2006 – 1/2009

Ukraine, Kiev

Responsible for Branch Network Development, Property Management, Risk Management, Work Out

  • Director – Head Of Large Corporate Division / Member Of The Senior Management Team

Česká spořitelna (Erste Group)

9/2001 – 12/2005

Czech Republic, Prague

Responsible for Development or Corporate Banking, in particular for Large Corporate Customers, deputising the responsible Management Board Member

  • Director – Head of Commercial Banking Division

Bank Austria Creditanstalt, a.g., Prague

1998 – 8/2001

Czech Republic, Prague

Responsible for Merger of Commercial Banking Activities in all areas. Large Customers, Medium & Small Enterprises, Commercial Real Estate, Product Development

  • Deputy Head Of Risk Management Division, Head of Work Out

CREDITANSTALT a.s., Czech Republic

1996 – 1998

Prague, Czech Republic

Responsible for Work Out, Loan Administration and Legal Services

  • Risk Manager, International Risk Management Department

Creditanstalt Bankverein, AG

1992 – 1996

Vienna, Austria

Responsible for Loan Underwriting in CEE

  • Education

University of Economics, Prague

Master’s degreeInternational Business/Trade/Commerce

1986 – 1991