Petr Jonák is a graduate of The University of Economics in Prague. During his studies in 2001 he started his career as an economic journalist for the Czech News Agency (ČTK). At the age of 25 he became the CNA correspondent in Brussels.

In 2006, Petr began his business career in a newly established External Relations department at the largest Czech company, Škoda Auto. As of the beginning of 2010, Petr has been working at various leading positions in external affairs, corporate communication and crisis management for the international investment group BMM and its investee companies.

Petr was a co-architect of the International Competitiveness Strategy for the Czech Republic, advisor to the International Chamber of Commerce, member of the Euroteam of the European Commision and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the OKD Foundation, one of the largest Czech foundations.

After a decade-long cooperation, he was elected a member of the Board of Directors of the Czech Confederation of Industry in 2015, where he has focused on competitiveness, sustainability, Industry 4.0 and sharing economy.

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