Chief Macroeconomic Strategist
In addition to his key role at ČSOB, the largest bank in the Czech Republic, Tomáš is a member of the National Economic Council, an advisory body to the prime minister which is tackling the economic crisis and leading the Czech EU Presidency. He also lectures at Charles University. Previously, he served as an economic advisor to former President Václav Havel (2001-2003) and as an expert advisor to the Minister of Finance (2004-2006). He published a book on the history of economic thought, Economy of Good and Evil: from the Epic of Gilgamesh to the Financial Crisis, which has become a national bestseller, selling 20,000 copies in the Czech Republic alone. It was later adapted for the stage, and has been selling out in the National Theatre in Prague.