Tomáš Vrba

Chairman, Board of Directors, Forum 2000 Foundation

Czech Republic

Chairman of the Board of Directors of Forum 2000 Foundation and Chairman of the Board of Directors at Archa Theater. Vrba was a member of the Civic Forum and a signatory of Charter 77. Founder and former President of the Czech section of the Association of European Journalists, he was the Editor-in- Chief of the monthly magazine Nová Přítomnost (1997–2000) and of the Czech and Slovak edition of Lettre Internationale Quarterly (1990–1995), International Vice President of the Association of European Journalists (2002–2004) and Chair of the Czech News Agency Council (ČTK, 2004–2007). He holds a Ph.D. in philosophy from Charles University.