Future Forces Forum
Deputy Minister – Head of the Economic and Property Division
Ministry of Defence
Marital Status: married, 2 children
Date of Birth: 22 March 1976
Languages: Czech (native), English (fluent), Russian (passive)
Areas of Expertise:
Financial management, financial modeling, performance management;
Central procurement, public tendering, project management;
Business transformation, financial and operational restructuring;
Cost reduction, process improvement, shared services centers.
Master’s degree in Economics with specialisation in Finance and Management information systems (University of Economics Prague, Faculty of Finance and Accounting).
PMP® – Project Management Professional (Project Management Institute, USA);
FRM® – Financial Risk Manager (Global Association of Risk Professionals, USA);
FCCA – Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK.
1 June 2015
Appointed Deputy Minister – Head of the Economic and Property Division, Ministry of Defence of the Czech Republic.
From March 2012 - May 2015
LOM PRAHA s.p., Executive Director
Financial and operational restructuring of the manufacturing company Leading finance, HR, facility and administration teams, public tendering.
As of 1 December 2012 - LOM PRAHA s.p., Statutory Deputy CEO;
From January 2015 – member of the supervisory board of LOM PRAHA TRADE a.s.;
July 2014 – January 2015 – BoD member of LOM PRAHA TRADE a.s.;
From April 2013 – member of the supervisory board of VR Group a.s. (subs. of LOM PRAHA s.p.);
September – December 2012 – interim Director of The Air Force and Air Defence Military Technical Institute in Prague (VTULaPVO) – divestment project.
Czech National Security Authority – Secret clearance
2006 – February 2012
PricewaterhouseCoopers, Manager > Director
Finance management consulting leader for Czech and Slovak Republics.
Responsible for business development and delivery of various projects – focus on finance / process / restructuring advisory;
2004 – 2006
PricewaterhouseCoopers, Manager, Canada
Finance processes optimization and improved reporting, implementing controls and KPIs.
1999 – 2004
PricewaterhouseCoopers, Assistant > Senior, Consultant
3 years as auditor, then moved into management consulting.
1996 - 1999
Allianz insurance, software analyst
Designing and implementing IS for processing payments and insurance administration.
Aviation, history, historical topography, motorbike H-D, engineering, running;
CFO club in the Czech Republic.