Supervisory Board

Petr Knapp


Petr Knapp is a graduate of University of Economics in Prague, majoring in finance and credit. He connected the decisive part of his professional life with banking and specifically Czech bank ČSOB. In the years 1984-1991 he worked at VHJ Teplotechna, in the foreign trade department. At ČSOB, he gradually managed credit risk and then a number of business departments, including corporate banking, private banking and financial markets. He also managed ČSOB subsidiaries Leasing, Factoring, Advisory and Patria. In the years 1996-2021, he was a member of the board of directors of ČSOB. Currently, he is, among other things, the vice-chairman of the board of trustees of UCT Prague.


Petr Teplý

Vice chairman

Petr Teplý is a Professor of Finance at the Faculty of Finance and Accounting at University of Economics in Prague. He obtained his PhD degree at the Institute of Economic Studies of the Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University in 2009. He also studied in Austria, the United States of America and New Zealand. He worked for five years in ČSOB Bank at various positions at the Department of Planning and Controlling, Restructuralization, Legal and Forensic Projects. He also participated in internship in the investment bank Spencer Clarke in New York. For the next six years, he held the position of Project Manager in company EEIP, a.s. for the field of Corporate Finance, Energy, EU Funding and Regulatory Impact Analysis (RIA). Prof. Petr Teplý regularly lectures at conferences and universities  around the world. He has written or co-authored of over 150 research papers and 10 books. He has been awarded many times for his significant academic activities. He is actively employed at Charles University and University of Economics, where he lectures banking, finance and risk management. Currently, Petr is not a member of any authorities in any other company.


Ivan Duda


In 1989, Ivan Duda graduated from The Czech Technical University (Technical Cybernetics). Since 1993 he has been active in the banking industry, initially within Komercni banka Group (Societé Generale Group) and subsequently Slovak VUB Bank (IntesaSanPaolo Group). Within his professional career, he has been focused on financial management, risk management and corporate banking, acting in various expert and managerial roles (CEO, CFO and CRO), including BoD membership and chairmanship.Within 2013-2014 he was, for a limited time, engaged with CEB in a position of member of the Board and CRO and between 2016 and 2020 in the Czech Guarantee and Development Bank (ČMZRB) as a member of the Board and CRO/CFO. Out of the banking sector, he has also acted in a private equity area and as an independent advisor. Since 2011 he owns boutique advisory company, focused on process optimising and financial management and risk management. Since 2015 he has been externally lecturing risk management on The University of Economics in Prague.


Dušan Hradil


Dušan Hradil graduated from the Faculty of Finance and Accounting of the University of Economics in Prague, he also completed a year of study in Germany at the Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg and professional training courses of the International Monetary Fund in the field of financial markets. After his studies, he briefly worked at Komerční banka. In 2005, he joined the Ministry of Finance of the Czech Republic, where he still works today as the director of the Financial Markets I department, responsible for financial market analyzes and legislation in the field of banking and financial stability of credit institutions. Since 2011, he has been a member of the board of trustees of the Investor Compensation Fund of Czech Republic, and since the establishment of the The Financial Market Guarantee System in 2016, he has also been the chairman of its board of directors. His tenure in the Guarantee System ended due to his election as a member of the Supervisory Board of the Czech Export Bank, a position incompatible with membership in the board of directors of the Guarantee System.


Miroslav Zámečník


Miroslav Zámečník graduated from the University of Economics in Prague. During the years 1991–1993, he worked as the head of the Center for Economic Analysis in the Office of the President Václav Havel. In the years 1994–1998, he worked at the headquarters of the World Bank in Washington as a representative of the Czech Republic. He then held the position of deputy director of the Revitalization Agency, where he mainly dealt with the restructuring of the enterprises Zetor and Vítkovice. Between 2009–2013 and 2020–2021, he was a member of the Government's National Economic Council (NERV). Since February 2022, he has been the chairman of the supervisory board of the rail company České dráhy.