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IBF Speaker Lunch with Zdeněk Tůma (Former Governor of the Czech National Bank)

We are delighted to be able to invite you to the first IBF event since the lockdown, one of our very popular ‚Speakers‘ Lunches‘, which will take place on Thursday, 9th July, 2020 in V Zátiší Restaurant (Liliová 1, Prague 1) from 12.00 a.m. onwards.

This lunch will be the first chance that IBF members and their friends have had to see each other since the Covid-19 lockdown in March, and it is sure to be a great occasion as we will have as our guest speaker, Zdeněk Tůma, the former Governor of the Czech National Bank.  His brief CV is set out below.

As usual, you can expect great food and drink as well as the chance to network and to hear from one of the leading economists in the Czech Republic.

Please RSVP to as soon as possible as the numbers will be more limited than usual in view of social distancing restrictions.

IBF Members: Kc 850

Non Members: Kc 1,200

 Zdeněk Tůma – CV

Zdeněk Tůma graduated from the University of Economics, Prague, before finishing postgraduate studies at the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences. At the beginning of the 1990s, he participated in reintroducing economics education at the Charles University where he was appointed an associate professor, and where he continues to lecture.  In his academic career, he focuses on central banking and financial regulation, whilst during is professional career he was the chief economist in the investment bank Patria Finance, before leaving in 1998 for the EBRD as a member of the Executive Board.  In 1999 he was appointed Vice-Governor of the Czech National Bank and in December, 2000, he took over the position of Governor; in this position he served two terms up until 2010.  Later on, he was a partner at KPMG Czech Republic with responsibililty for financial services. He is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of ČSOB, a.s. and has been a member of a number of scientific boards at various universities.