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Vladimír Šucha

Representation of the European Commission in Slovakia
Vladimír Šucha has been the Head of the European Commission Representation in Slovakia since 2022. In 2021, he was sent by the European Commission to UNESCO in Paris and before that, since 2012, he had managed the European Commission's Scientific and Knowledge Service - Joint Research Center. From 2006 to 2012, he worked as the Director of the EC's Directorate-General for Education and Culture. Prior to joining the European Commission, he held several positions related to European and international politics. In 2005-2006 he founded the Agency for the Support of Research and Development in Bratislava. In the years 2000-2004, he was a member of the Slovak team that negotiated Slovakia's accession to the EU in Brussels. At the same time, he…
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Michal Vašečka

Doc. PhDr. Michal Vašečka, PhD. is a sociologist, studied at Masaryk University. Since 2017 he is the Programme Director of the Bratislava Policy Institute in Bratislava. He focuses on issues of ethnicity, migration, populism, extremism and civil society. Previously, he worked at Masaryk University (2002-2017), Comenius University (2006-2009), Bratislava International School of Liberal Arts (2015-2023). Academically, he has been a visiting scholar at the New School University in New York (1996-1997), the University of London (1998), Georgetown University in Washington DC (2008-2009), the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor (2015), as an ISGAP Scholar-In-Residence at Oxford University (2016), and at Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa College i…
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Ingrid Brocková

Ingrid Brocková is currently (since April 2020) the State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs (MFEA SR) of the Slovak Republic. Prior to that she was the Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Slovak Republic to the OECD (2011-2015, 2018-2020). Between that she was the Director General for Economic Cooperation at the MFEA SR), from 2001 to 2008 the Country Manager of the World Bank in Slovakia. She joined the MFEA SR in 1993, her expertise is mainly in economic diplomacy and development assistance agenda. Mrs. Brocková was born in 1963. She holds a Doctorate in Economics (Ph.D.) from the Slovak Technical University, Bratislava (1991). In 1999 she obtained a Masters in International Public Policy (M.I.P.P.…
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Elena Kohútiková

Elena Kohútíková works as the vice-president of the Supervisory Board of VÚB, a. with. since March 2018. Since April 5, 2022, she has been working as the chairwoman of the Council of Advisors to the Prime Minister of the Slovak Republic. From October 2006 to October 2017, she worked at VÚB Bank in several top management positions. First as a member of the board of directors and senior director of the Financial and Capital Markets Section, and since March 2009 as deputy general director responsible for support and control activities of the bank. She entered the banking sector through the State Bank of Czechoslovakia and is one of the key figures who founded the National Bank of Slovakia, where she held the post of vice-governor from 2000 …
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