• Leading position

    Since our foundation in 1990, we have been providing complex strategic one-stop shop services.

  • Tradition and experience

    We rely on partners and a senior team as well as personal involvement of our founders with their own successful experience.

  • We bring innovation

    As part of our individual approach, we implement customized and often exceptional solutions.

  • International solutions

    Thanks to the international network, our presence goes beyond the Czech and Slovak borders.

We are a premier Czech-Slovak consulting group, which in more than 30 years has become one of the best-known and most frequently recommended one-stop-shop companies delivering complex Strategic Leadership, Management and Public Affairs services.

Through our offices in Prague and Bratislava and international network we manage to keep a finger on the pulse of latest developments and thus offer proven experience combined with innovative expertise in and beyond the central European region.

We have many clients including international companies, Czech and Slovak companies, investors, private holdings, family businesses, as well as the public and non-profit sector. Our team of partners and senior consultants is committed to creating mutually beneficial partnerships and building long-term relationships.

Tomáš Bereta

Client Partner Fipra

He joined Fipra Slovakia in 2012, currently as Client Partner. He is primarily responsible for legislative monitoring and reporting as well as research and analysis of legislative and regulatory framework for clients.

He holds a M.A. in Political Sciences from the University of Vienna in Austria as well as Master's and Bachelor's degrees in International Relations and Diplomacy from the University of Matej Bell in Slovakia. In 2010, he completed a student exchange program at the Free University of Berlin in Germany focusing on the contemporary European policies. He was involved in several leadership programs and trainings organized by recognized international institutes such as the Acton Institute, Federalist Society and European Academy. Tomas is alumnus of The Fund for American Studies summer program in Prague co-organized by Georgetown and Charles University.

Prior to joining Fipra Slovakia, he worked as an assistant to Members of the Slovak delegation to OSCE in Vienna, Austria. While working for a Member of the German Bundestag, he was able to deepen his understanding of both German and EU policy issues and decision-making procedures. In 2013, he completed his professional internship at Cassidy & Associates, Washington, a leading U.S. government relations and public affairs firm.

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Dávid Bielik

Account Executive Fipra

Dávid Bielik joined Fipra Slovakia in 2015 as an Account Executive. His primary focus is on legislative monitoring of national and European regulatory initiatives in relevant areas. He is also responsible for conducting background research and producing reports for clients from different sectors.

He graduated from the Faculty of Economics and Management at the Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra as well as from the Aeres University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands. During the studies he focused primarily on topics such as functioning of the food supply chain from the EU internal market perspective as well as the issue of health and the EU consumer protection.

He completed internships at the Permanent Representation of the Slovak Republic to the EU in Brussels, regional parliamentary office of a Member of the European Parliament in Bratislava and at the European Commission's Directorate-General for the Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs. Thanks to these experiences he had an opportunity to use and combine theoretical knowledge and practical skills, which helped him to shape his professional profile.

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Marek Hradílek

Client Partner Amrop Jenewein
Head of Investment Advisory Services Jenewein Group

He is a Client Partner at Amrop Jenewein and Head of Investment Advisory Services at Jenewein Group. He has joined Amrop in 2011 after working for several years in international audit, tax and financial consulting firms providing mainly tax consultations for Slovak as well as international clients.

In Amrop Jenewein in Slovakia, Marek leads the Financial & Professional Services, at the global level he is a member of the Amrop Global Practice Group Life Sciences. He is mainly responsible for Executive Search and Strategic Talent Acquisition in the area of Financial Officers/Finance, Legal, Risk, Compliance and Corporate Affairs Officers involving top and middle management positions as well as specialized positions. He also develops new business opportunities in the Private Equity and Venture Capital sector. From the position of Client Partner, he is a key part of the partner team not only in establishing relationships with new clients, but mainly in maintaining long-lasting, mutually beneficial and strong partnerships with existing clients.

He has a Bratislava University of Economics degree with specialization in Human Resources Management. During his studies he completed one semester at Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien focusing on financing small and medium size businesses.

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Jana Hyžová

Media & Public Relations Jenewein Group

Her focus is Media & Public Relations and she is a part of Jenewein Group since 1999.

She is mainly focused on preparing various inputs to media and professional articles. She actively cooperates with media and helps to create environment for presentation of specialized topics as companies Jenewein Group, Amrop and Fipra and advisory and analytical institute European Public Policy Partnership (EPPP) need. She participates on creating and implementing communication strategy and marketing plan. Updating content of the websites are amongst her duties as well. Moreover, as Project Manager he participates on the preparation and organization of corporate events and on coordination and management of project teams composed specifically for individual projects carried out by Jenewein Group in partnership with various external entities at local as well as European levels. Even in these projects she takes care of the media coverage and related advertising and marketing activities. She actively participates on Corporate Social Responsibility activities, especially initiative Corporates for children. THANK YOU! created to support the charity run for Children's Safety Line.

She graduated from Comenius University in Bratislava. Several years she worked as a journalist and external editor of several publishing houses and agencies operating in the area of Media & Public Relations.

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Lucie Kobelová

Senior Research Consultant Amrop Jenewein & Jenewein Group

She works at Amrop Jenewein since 2015 and holds a position of a Senior Research Consultant in the area of Executive Search and Strategic Talent Acquisition. In the same time, she is also working for Strategic Management Consulting Group - Jenewein Group. Her main duties include active researching of data, which is further investigated regarding the relevant market and subsequently analyzed. This leads to the establishment of an active communication with potential candidates. The outcome of the research is summarized in the weekly reports. For the reason she works in Brussels, she also focuses on the Czech-Slovak community working abroad. Focuses on identifying, communicating, and consulting with candidates who, after a successful foreign career, are considering returning to their home country or job in another country.

She has experience in the area of recruiting, which she acquired during traineeships in international recruitment agencies. While, she studied psychology at the University of Constantine the Philosopher in Nitra, she also participated in an Erasmus study exchange program in Krakow.

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Filip Krekáč

Social Media Designer Jenewein Group

He works at Jenewein Group since 2013, currently as Social Media Designer.

Filip actively participates in the creation of primarily visual but also textual content of the entire group's digital presentation. He is a member of a team managing social networks. Creation of graphic content is his main task, but he also contributes to the coordination of digital and business campaigns, interactive marketing communication, online marketing, and e-commerce. He searches and prepares the information and documentation necessary for the successful, fast, and efficient creation of strategic and positional documents as well. He brings a new perspective to the content of individual practices and methodologies, supported by the knowledge and skills gained in the area of the creative industry. He manages projects that use multimedia technology. His strengths are keeping up with the trends of visual culture and its innovation. Last but not least, it is also the management of creative teams, evaluation of the created content performance, and feedback monitoring.

He is a graduate of the Pan-European University, Faculty of Mass Media in Bratislava, where he completed the Mass Media and Marketing Communication program. During his college education, he has worked as Back Office Assistant and Content Specialist for Jenewein Group and advisory and analytical institute European Public Policy Partnership (EPPP).

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Martin Krekáč

Chairman & Founding Partner Jenewein Group

Martin Krekáč is a chairman and founding partner of the Jenewein Group consulting group. In 1990, he managed to build a strong international background for the provision of consulting services focusing on Management Consulting. Already at that time, he laid the foundations of the current Czech-Slovak premium group, which helps organizations and individuals in defining and implementing strategic visions and improving performance through a complex strategic one-stop shop providing Leadership, Management & Public Affairs services.

Since its establishment, he has gradually and systematically expanded its portfolio of expert consulting services through creation of a specialized Executive Search & Leadership Consulting company, which became part of the Amrop Global Partnership (1999), and specialized Public Affairs & Government Relations companies, which became part of the Fipra Global Network (2007) and CEC Group (2010).

He currently strengthens and improves the group's consulting portfolio and creates synergic solutions between individual consulting companies and platforms, which are an integrated part of the Jenewein Group. He manages the strategic development of relations in the public sector and in regulated private sectors and helps create effective partnerships and knowledge transfer between the private and public entities. He is happy to pass on his many years of experience and unique know-how with major companies and organizations and his typical clients include the biggest personalities of Czech-Slovak business, founders and owners of family companies, family offices, private investors, shareholders, top managers, professional athletes and artists. He is a sought-after personal adviser on strategic issues and a recognized expert in personnel policy and family business.

Martin Krekáč is also the founder and president of the European Partnership for Public Strategies (EPPP) – advisory and analytical institute operating in Bratislava and Brussels. He is a member of several boards and associations, clubs and organizations at home and abroad, as well as members of advisory bodies of the Slovak parliament and the Slovak government. From 2005 to 2013 he was President of the Business Alliance of Slovakia (PAS) and from 2006 to 2010 he was a member and adviser of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) in Brussels. In 2016, he was nominated for the Crystal Wing Award in the category Business. He has given several dozens of professional lectures and has had extensive publishing activities at home and abroad.

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Šimon Krekáč

Research Assistant Jenewein Group

He works at Jenewein Group since 2020, currently as Research Assistant in the field of Strategic Management Consulting. The primary purpose of his work is searching and processing the necessary data, contacts, and documents. He is working in support of the group's chairman. He also cooperates on Family Business projects, which makes him included in solutions providing complex professional consulting assistance for business owners and their families.

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Patrícia Lofajová

Research Consultant Amrop Jenewein

She works at Amrop Jenewein since 2020 and holds a position of a Research Consultant in the area of Executive Search and Strategic Talent Acquisition. Her main duties include active researching of data, which is further investigated in regards to the relevant market and subsequently analyzed. This leads to the establishment of an active communication with potential candidates.

Since entering the labour market, she has been developing her skills mostly in an area of Consumer & Retail. Gaining experience in various positions in this environment, she obtained strong work ethic. Patrícia Lofajová believes that the key to success is endurance, enthusiastic approach and teamwork. She applies this attitude in practice as well since she is studying at the University of Ss. Cyril and Methodius in Trnava, Faculty of Mass Media Communication at the same time.

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Michal Lukáč

Client Partner Amrop Jenewein

He is a Client Partner at Amrop Jenewein. Solid expertise based on successful completion of a large number of assignments for international and domestic clients especially in the Industry Sector makes him an experienced project leader in Executive Search for Supply Chain & Operations Officers and Digital & Technology Officers. During his professional career in various industries including consulting he gained relevant experience necessary for Executive Search and Strategic Talent Acquisition projects. He focuses also on development of new business leads across the wide range of industries. He is a key part of the partner team not only in establishing relationships with new clients, but mainly in maintaining long-lasting, mutually beneficial and strong partnerships with existing clients. He holds a university degree in Human Resources Management. He joined the team in 2008.

He complements the team of consultants and provides expert advice to the clients in various projects involving establishment and optimization of HR processes. He is an experienced consultant in the areas of market research and analysis and provides invaluable support to the Leadership Assessment projects and organizational consulting.

Prior to joining Amrop he worked for one of the leading international Transport & Logistics provider for several years. He specialized in air cargo transportation.

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Rastislav Mackanič

Client Partner Amrop Jenewein

He has joined the Jenewein Group in January 2020. In his role as Client Partner, he focuses on executive search services with a specific focus on Private & Family Companies. Within the Czech-Slovak platform Jenewein.private, he focuses on establishing and maintaining long-term partnerships with owners of major privately-owned and family companies, helping them to identify and select suitable and experienced leaders for key management positions, taking into consideration unique ecosystem of this environment, its specific internal relationships, interconnections and rules of operation. As an independent advisor, along with other team members, he assists families and shareholders in making the right decisions not only on leadership, succession, organization, and corporate governance but also on other important topics.

In terms of specialization, his domain is mainly industrial manufacturing projects with an emphasis on the Automotive Industry. Based on his deep experience in this sector, he is a member of the Global Amrop Practice Group Industrial. He cooperates with many major Slovak and international companies, assisting them in the needs of new leaders with experience in new technologies, such as eco-friendly drives and materials within environmental sustainability, automated driving, safety, and digitization.

Rastislav Mackanič began his career at the American Chamber of Commerce in Slovakia, where he was in charge of recruitment of new members and servicing to AmCham members, coordination of AmCham Committees, official communication with state authorities and business community in Slovakia, and office finance. After he left AmCham, he began to focus on executive search services. During more than fifteen years with global Management Consulting company, he worked on hundreds of Executive Search projects in Slovakia, the Czech Republic, and other European Union countries in various management positions. He has been focused on consulting solutions for various clients to identify relevant leaders for their positions on B and B-1 levels across all sectors, with a particular focus on the Automotive Industry.

He graduated from the City University of Seattle in Bratislava with a degree in Business Management and Administration.

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Rastislav Madunický

Senior Special Advisor Amrop Jenewein

His professional career started in 1992 after graduation from University of Transport in Žilina with focus on marketing. In the past he worked as Head of Marketing at Slovenská pošta and later as Marketing Manager at J&T Finance Group. He was focusing on managing marketing and sales activities, market research, preparation of marketing plans, implementation of marketing information systems and promotions. He was also preparing training programs in the area of marketing.

In 1998 he moved to human capital consulting area and started to work as Senior Consultant at global consulting company focused on organizational consulting. His main focus was on salary surveys and implementation of compensation systems, performance management systems, and competency based human capital development. He was leading trainings of management skills with focus on increasing performance of teams.

Since 2007 when he established his own consulting business he cooperates with Amrop Jenewein. He is effective partner of our clients while helping them to create Compensation & Benefits system and catalogue of positions. He also implements performance management systems, develops managers, carries out Employee Satisfaction Surveys and helps increasing efficiency within client organizations. While working with clients he uses a set of tools including project management, trainings, e-learnings, workshops or coaching. He is a frequent speaker and author of articles on topics of compensation & benefits systems, performance management and management development.

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Ladislava Molnárová

Talent Acquisition Partner Amrop Jenewein

She is a Talent Acquisition Partner at Amrop Jenewein responsible for the strategy of creating and sustainable Talent Supply Chain in the concept of Strategic Talent Acquisition. At the same time, she coordinates By-Role Practices – working groups specializing in completion of projects involving certain types of positions. She also coordinates Executive Coaching projects. She joined the firm in 2007.

She has over eight years of experience in Executive Search, numerous successful placements in top management positions mainly in Healthcare/Life Science and Consumer, Retail & Agribusiness sector especially in Pharmacy, Providing of Healthcare, Retail, FMCG, Media and Advertising. She excels in seeking right solutions for Corporate Affairs, Sales, Marketing a Human Resources assignments. Her responsibilities include business development in the area coaching and administration of the portfolio of Amrop coaching partners.

Before joining Amrop for over four years she worked as a Human Resources Manager for one of the largest global retailers. She was primary responsible for HR and training issues in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

Throughout her career she has gained broad experience in preparation of competency models, staffing & recruitment, Compensations & Benefits, Motivation & Employee Satisfaction, Talent Management, Training & Development, Development Centres and Assessment Centres, Performance Management and Management or Personal Audits. As a member of the Board of Trustees at Diamant Dudince Spa, she uses practical experience in Providing of Healthcare and Tourism, including the Spa Industry.

She is actively involved in management diversity with focus on women in management and strengthening their leadership. She also manages corporate volunteering projects. She is engaged in projects of cooperation with non-for-profit sector and publishes number of expert articles. She actively represents Amrop in HR community in Slovakia.

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Dušan Opálený

Technical & IT Manager Jenewein Group

At Jenewein Group he holds the position of Technical & IT Manager. He joined the company in 1997.

IT management is one of his core responsibilities ever since he joined the company. He is mainly responsible for purchasing, service and maintenance of information technologies (software and hardware), management of IT and mobile networks, internet connections and management of websites of companies Jenewein Group, Amrop and Fipra and advisory and analytical institute European Public Policy Partnership (EPPP). During his several years of Back Office responsibility he also gained extensive experience in areas such as marketing, advertising, corporate philanthropy and Facility Management. Moreover, as Project Manager he participates on the preparation and organization of corporate events and on coordination and management of project teams composed specifically for individual projects carried out by Jenewein Group in partnership with various external entities at local as well as European levels.

He graduated from Secondary Chemical School and before joining Jenewein Group he worked as a sales advisor and consultant in the field of advertising.

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Ingrid Svitaničová

Office & Happiness Manager Jenewein Group

She works as Office & Happiness Manager at Jenewein Group. Her main tasks in the field of Office Management include ensuring office running, agenda, archive and inventory management, administrative and organizational support for the partner team, and communication with employees, candidates, suppliers and customers. She is an important reinforcement for the economic department, she is responsible for gathering of the documents that are necessary for the realization of individual consultancy projects, including work with the information system, and she is an important element for the onboarding of new employees.

As a Happiness Manager, she creates environment, time and inspiration for various activities that support not only creativity, value and innovation, but mainly performance, efficiency and quality of teamwork, internal communication, positive emotions, satisfaction and social and human responsibility in line with corporate culture common values. She plans and implements activities aimed at empowering the employer brand and corporate volunteering. She coordinates corporate events and business jubilees and does employee satisfaction surveys.

Her professional career was also associated with Jenewein Group 14 years in the past (1997 and 2011) when she was responsible for the administration, while she was also actively involved in the organization and realization of projects. Later, for several years, she was responsible for the research phase of Executive Search projects as a Research Consultant.

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Tara Swart

Senior Executive Coach & Neuroscience Consultant Amrop Jenewein

Tara Swart works with Amrop to provide individually tailored coaching at Board and Chief Executive level as well as to participate on Context Driven Leadership Assessment services. This may form part of onboarding support, or may be stand-alone. Tara applies the science of the brain to executive performance, working to reveal how the brain influences behavior and performance in business leaders. She is part the consulting team of Amrop Jenewein since 2013.

She is a neuroscience consultant and executive coach with a unique background. She is an Oxford University trained medical doctor who specialized in Psychiatry. She also has a PhD in neuroscience, which gives her a deep understanding of human performance and behavior patterns, and produces transformative and sustainable results for senior executives and top teams. Tara specializes in working with Board Directors and Leadership teams in Financial Services or CFO's in various industries. Using a neuro-psychological framework and an element of creativity, allows the coaching relationship to develop along lines needed to accelerate executives through change or transition. Tara is at her most dynamic when working with technically strong, results orientated people who are keen to develop their presence, impact and authority to influence and motivate key people to benefit the business.

An expert in personal effectiveness, Tara also helps overwhelmed leaders to focus on prioritizing what is most important and what to delegate.

Tara has 14 publications in journals of neuroscience and coaching and is at the forefront of the application of neuroscience to business.

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Erik Szedély

Account Manager Fipra

He joined Fipra Slovakia in 2014 and is currently holding the position of Account Manager. He is primarily responsible for legislative monitoring and reporting as well as research and analysis of legislative and regulatory framework for clients.

He holds B.A. degree in International Studies from University of Oslo and Master of Advanced International Studies (M.A.I.S.) degree from the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna. In 2011, he successfully completed an Erasmus exchange term at the prestigious university Sciences Po Paris. He was working on his academic and organizational skills by participating in numerous student organizations, including one year chairmanship of Norway Model United Nations Society. During his studies his research was centered primarily around interactions between business and politics with focus on the role of transnational corporations from economic and political point of view.

Before joining Fipra he completed several internships in NGOs and public sector, which included work for Slovak Embassy in Tel Aviv, Slovak Investment and Trade Development Agency SARIO or Ministry of Finance.

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Igor Šulík

Managing Partner Amrop Jenewein
Board Member Jenewein Group

He is a Managing Partner of the company Amrop Jenewein and a member of the Jenewein Group Strategy Board. As senior Executive Search consultant with more than 20 years of experience he also focuses on developing solutions in the area of Leadership Services. In the international context he is the Leader of the Amrop Global Leadership Services Practice Group serving clients in almost 50 countries.

Igor Šulík has a long-term experience with managing and executions of international Executive Search projects across the wide spectrum of Board and C-level and other management positions for various companies. He has qualifications and experience in leading complex consulting projects in Leadership Services with special focus on Leadership Assessment, Organizational Consulting including Potential Analysis and Board and Management Development. As a passionate advocate of applying latest findings of social cognitive neuroscience into leadership field, he has been responsible for designing Context Driven Leadership Assessment built on the knowledge of the human brain. He is the first European certified as i4 Neuroleader Master Trainer.

Within the CEO & Board Practice he focuses on developing strategic relations with the top managers and leaders of companies. He also provides solutions through Board Consulting projects specializing in Board Search, Board Design, Board Appraisal and Board Review both for Boards and Executives in private as well as public sectors. He delivers consulting solutions in Corporate Governance issues on both local and international levels.

Prior to joining Amrop Igor worked for another Executive Search consulting company where for some time he held the position of Acting Director of the Slovak branch. He started his career in office management of a venture capital fund.

He is a member of the Governing Board of European Public Policy Partnership (EPPP) – advisory and analytical institute operating in Bratislava and Brussels. He is also a member of the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI), and official i4 Partner of The About My Brain Institute. He is also very active in the areas of lecturing and publishing in Slovakia and abroad.

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Matej Taliga

Client Partner Amrop Jenewein

SMatej joined Amrop Jenewein in 2019. As a Client Partner, he develops projects in the field of Executive Search, Board & Leadership Services, both for private and family companies and Multinational corporations. In the international context, he is a member of Amrop Digital practice group, focusing on the digital transformation of companies and their leaders.

Within the Czech-Slovak platform Jenewein.private, he focuses on establishing and maintaining long-term partnerships with owners and top management of family companies, supporting them in their personal development as well as the development of the company. He is a co-founder of association gathering experts around family business called Partneri Rodinných Firiem (PRF), providing advice and support to family businesses, within which he is an expert in strategic planning and asset management, development and transformation processes.

He has extensive managerial experience from managing small family businesses to senior multinational corporations. During his career, he has led companies in the financial, telecommunications and IT sectors and has been behind the successful launch of several foreign brands through online sales in Slovakia. His strengths include creating and maintaining business and corporate relationships, building teams, and managing Customer Care from local up to international level.

Before joining Amrop Jenewein, he managed customer relations and service for international customers for the world leader in IT. He was responsible for project management towards customers from Service Delivery to Accounts Receivable. It was right here where he gained a wealth of experience in leading people at a global level and in the field of Cultural Differences. He has a Master Degree in Sales and Marketing from the Faculty of Commerce of the University of Economics in Bratislava.

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Andrea Vadkerti

Senior Special Advisor Amrop Jenewein

Quality of questions determines wisdom of answers. This could be a simple description of Andrea's coaching and training style in her work with senior managers. In 2014 she has started cooperating with Amrop Jenewein. She made her name as a highly regarded journalist specializing in in-depth interviews of publicly well-known persons. Then she has started her own consulting business in Speech Coaching and Soft Skill trainings.

Andrea got her license in Executive Coaching in Great Britain and worked intensively on her own personal growth. She has gradually developed her reputation of a business coach especially in fast developing sectors of IT, Technologies and Finance. Her experience is based on over 500 coaching sessions and dozens of group coaching and training sessions. She is a worldwide licensed Talent Dynamics consultant and she actively works on establishing this Singapore Business Development model in the Central and Eastern European region. She has been certified as Transformative Master Coach and became a member of International Coach Federation (ICF) in Singapore. She also keenly cooperates with Barrett Values Centre in London. Andrea is a co-founder of GIFEW. Her work approach is holistic and she uses NLP, neuroscience and tapping methods in her work.

Andrea is an ideal partner for clients who seek in depth coaching resulting in sustainable impact on their professional as well as private life. She works efficiently with measurable results. She lives and studies abroad which brings cosmopolitan dimension to dealing with issues of her Slovak clients. She provides her coaching, mentoring and training services to her individual clients and international teams also in English.

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Tereza Vamberská

Junior Research Consultant Jenewein Group

She is a member of Jenewein Group's Prague office, where she has been operating since 2019. She stands there for a position of Junior Research Consultant for Executive Search and Strategic Talent Acquisition projects. She actively searches and processes relevant market data, analyzes them, and actively reaches out to potential candidates, using all available resources and methods, building on project experience from order takeover through design and implementation of solutions to presentation of results and reporting. With confidence and ease, she moves in an international and multicultural environment, which makes her part of projects that focus on attracting experienced human capital from abroad as part of a strategic approach to talent acquisition.

Tereza Vamberská has several years of experience in recruiting, which she has earned in recruitment of employees from various European countries to the positions of several levels, especially in the area of information-communication services, international trade and customer care (for example Customer Service Center for EMEA region). She also dealt with consulting for the employment of foreigners and visa issues, as well as with the designing and implementation of the acquisition of experts from Russia and Ukraine. She studied at Higher School of Journalism in Prague.

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Jana Zemanová

Senior Account Manager Fipra

She has joined Fipra Slovakia in 2008 as Senior Account Manager. Her primary responsibilities are monitoring and researching the government and parliamentary agenda and drafting policy and issue briefs for clients.

In 2007 she successfully completed her studies at the Faculty of Law at Comenius University in Bratislava. Then she continued her studies at the Institute of International Relations and Approximation of Law – within the program which trains experts for Foreign Service. She finished her three-semester postgraduate study program at the Institute in 2009. At the moment she is enrolled at part time PhD program where she focuses her research on The legal aspects of the impact of implementation of the Treaty of Lisbon on the institutional framework of the European Union. During her studies she had several part time jobs working as researcher in law firms.

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Patrik Zoltvány

Senior Partner Fipra
Board Member Jenewein Group

He is a Co-owner and Senior Partner of the company Fipra Slovakia and a member of the Strategy Board of Jenewein Group responsible for territorial distribution of consulting services. In the long term he engages in management and implementation of international projects in the area of public and regulatory issues with specific focus on EU Government Affairs, competition policy, state aid, capacity building and institutions and strategic consulting for EU programs and policies. He works in the group from 1999 and already in 2004 he became a partner for the area of EU Consulting & Lobbying Services and head of the EU Office in Brussels.

He started his career in the area of consulting related to analysis of EU membership's impacts on activities of individual companies, building contacts/relationships with institutions and professional associations in EU and lobbying in Brussels including selection and preparation of experts for European affairs. He has an extensive experience in the area of EU Affairs for business and public sector on various levels as a project manager, consultant and advisor for ministries and European institutions in Brussels.

He was a member of the team that participated in separation of complex consulting solutions in the area of Public Affairs & Government Relations, that thanks to the company Fipra Slovakia become a part of the leading European group operating in the area of public and regulatory policies with special focus on strategic government relations; it has its own EU representation in Brussels that coordinates representation of clients and enforcement of their interests in front of the European institutions. He is a Co-owner and Senior Partner of this company from its foundation in 2007.

He is a Vice-President of advisory and analytical institute European Public Policy Partnership (EPPP) operating in Bratislava and Brussels. On the EU level, he was a member of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) in Brussels (2006-2010), and he engaged mainly in the area of external relationships with countries preparing for EU membership. Within the EESC he was a member of Western Balkans Contact Group through which he assisted to these countries to prepare for the membership in the EU. He is a frequent speaker at conferences and seminars and has broad publication activities at home as well as abroad.

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