Former journalist who worked as a business reporter for the leading Czech media, later editor-in-chief of the trade weekly Strategie covering advertising and media markets. Few years on corporate side as an Advertising Director of Komercni Banky (leading Czech bank). Last almost 20 years a public relations consultant specialized in corporate communications, issues management, litigation or financial PR. Past chairman of the Czech Association of Public Relations, now chairman of its Ethical & Arbitration Board. Co-owner and Managing Partner of a communication group B&R Holding which includes Forum Media: publisher of the only Czech language industry weekly magazine Marketing & Media (www.mam.cz ) and organizer of the major media and marketing industry conference on the Czech/Slovak markets "Forum Media" (www.forummedia.cz ).