He graduated from the Charles University and the University of Cambridge. Subsequently, he spent one year as a Fulbright scholar at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.
After his return to the Czech Republic, he joined the government and later became a Deputy Minister for Economic Affairs.
Until recently, he worked in the Czech Republic's largest private company, Skoda Auto as a Head of External Affairs. At the moment, he owns and manages a company producing pet food and serves as Vice-President of the Confederation of Industry of the Czech Republic.
He lectures at the Institute of Economic Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences Charles University and Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic.
Recently he became Deputy Chairman of the Czech National Accreditation Bureau for Higher Education.