Highly experienced senior manager with a proven track record of successful management and business development. Motivated, proactive and strategic business leader. Outgoing yet diplomatic, friendly yet firm and able to socially interact at all levels. A consistent optimistic and positive attitude towards life, work and people.
Strong academic background in engineering, business and economics, supplemented by several executive education programmes at leading business schools (Cranfield, IMD, INSEAD and London Business School).
Fluent in English, conversational Czech, basic (passive) knowledge of German and native Swedish.
More than 20 years of international business and management experience in both large and small organisations, including living and working in several different countries.
Successful experience in working with people with different cultural and professional backgrounds, different personalities and different behaviour styles. Proven ability to create positive working environments and to produce results through others, including building, leading and motivating high-performing teams.
Extensive experience in originating, evaluating and executing large and complex projects. Managed and led investment projects and acquisitions on three continents worth hundreds of millions of euros/dollars.
Good experience in negotiating and closing agreements in an international context. Strong experience in preparing and presenting proposals to senior management teams, company boards and owners.
Global business experience includes working in Austria, Bulgaria, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, Hungary, India, Laos, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malaysia, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Tanzania, Thailand, Ukraine and Vietnam.
Extensive experience in energy, power and utilities. Currently living in the Czech Republic and focusing on CEE and SEE markets. Featured speaker at many conferences, seminars and workshops. Alumnus of Cranfield School of Management, INSEAD, IMD International and London Business School.