Marek Mora – Deputy Governor
Born on 17 May 1971 in Strakonice. After graduating in international trade from the Prague University of Economics, he completed his postgraduate studies in economics in Saarbrücken and Hamburg and taught at the University of Leipzig. He won the “Young Economist of the Year 1998” award. In 2003, he joined the Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs of the European Commission, where he worked as an economist for more than three years. In 2006, he started to work for the Czech public administration – first as Deputy Minister of Education and then as a deputy to the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for European Affairs. In 2010, he returned to Brussels, where he worked at the General Secretariat of the Council of the European Union – initially as the head of the Cabinet of the Secretary-General of the Council and from February 2016 as the head of the Budget, Tax and Regional Policy Directorate.
He was appointed a member of the Bank Board of the Czech National Bank on 13 February 2017 and Deputy Governor on 1 December 2018.