Director, STEMCzech Republic
Director of STEM, Member of the Program Council of the Forum 2000 Foundation, and consultant in the field of diplomacy and security. He served as Political Director at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador to France, and as the Director of the Political Department the Office of the President Vaclav Havel. In 2010 he was awarded the prestigious French Order of the Legion of Honor for his achievements in the field of Czech-French bilateral relations. On October 4, 2017, he announced his presidential candidacy.