Miroslav Singer served as Governor of the Czech National Bank (CNB) from 2010 to 2016 and from 2005 to 2010, he was a CNB board member and vice governor. In January 2017 he was appointed Director for Institutional Afairs and Chief Economist of Generali CEE Holding. Miroslav is also Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Česká pojišťovna, a member of Generali Group. As of May 2017, he has been Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board of MONETA Money Bank. He is also a lecturer at the University of Economics in Prague. Prior to serving at the CNB, he worked as a deputy director, researcher and lecturer at the Economic Institute of the Charles University in Prague and the Center for
Economic Research and Graduate Education of the Czech Academy of Science between 1991 and 1995. He also held management posts at the fnancial and industrial group Expandia, becoming its CEO in 1995, until 2001. From 2001 to 2005 he was a director at PricewaterhouseCoopers. In 1995/1996 he was a member of the supervisory board and later of the board of directors at Czech market leader Česká pojišťovna. His many prestigious awards include “Central Banker of the Year in Europe” for 2014. After graduating in mathematical methods in economics, he completed his postgraduate thesis at the University of Pittsburgh and was awarded a PhD in 1995.
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