Updates: 01/17/2022 18:19
Released: 17.01.2022, 18:19
Prague – Prime Minister Petr Fiala (ODS) will have a team of 14 advisers. In addition to economists and lawyers, they include doctors and education experts. Names of members advisory board the prime minister published a government office today. Among the advisers are, for example, Helena Horská, Chief Economist and Member of the Supervisory Board of Raiffeisenbank, and Štěpán Křeček, Chief Economist of BH Securities. The professor of the 1st Medical Faculty of Charles University in Prague and the head of the IKEM Cardiovascular Surgery Clinic Ivan Netuka and the vice-dean of the Medical Faculty of Masaryk University Petr Gál, a specialist in pediatric surgery and traumatology and the founder of the National Accident Register, will advise Fial on healthcare.
According to the press department, the experts will “advise Fial” within the scope of their professional competencies while serving as Prime Minister “. “When I ran the university, I used to work in a team. Without Masaryk’s team, one cannot succeed in the quality management of the institution and the state pays double. I look forward to working with them, “said Fiala.
The former ambassador to Israel, Vice-Rector of the CEV Institute Tomáš Pojar, will have previously informed the media and that the Prime Minister’s adviser on foreign policy and security issues will be. Zdeněk Zajíček, Vice-President of the Chamber of Commerce, Deputy Prime Minister for the Information Society and long-term ODS expert on digitization, will assist with the electronic state agenda and digital transformation. Michal Klíma, chairman of the Endowment Fund for Holocaust Victims and former general director of the Lidové noviny, Economia and Vltava Labe Media publishing house, has become the prime minister’s adviser on media and misinformation.
Jiří Nantl (ODS), director of the Central European Institute of Technology at Masaryk University, will be the advisor for education and training. The team also includes economist focusing on labor economics, public sector, education Daniel Münich, economic analyst David Havlíček, chief analyst of the Chamber of Commerce Karina Kubelková and head of the Department of Sports Games and member of the Scientific Board at Masaryk University Jiří Nykodým.
Fial will also be advised by Jakub Kajzler, an agricultural policy specialist and head of the ODS MEP Veronika Vrecionová’s office, and Alexander Vondra, head of the Civic Democrat MEP’s office, and Ondřej Krutílek, an expert on monitoring and analyzing European Union legislation.