Conference Speaker Profiles

JUDr. Petr Barák

JUDr. Petr Barák

Chairman of the Banking and Financial Security Committee of the Czech Banking Association; Head of Operational Risk Management and AML Department - brief CV available in Czech web page only

Ing. Daniel Beneš,MBA

Ing. Daniel Beneš,MBA

Vice president of the Confederation of Industry of the Czech Republic, Chairman of the Board and CEO of CEZ, a.s. - brief CV available in Czech web page only 

Mgr. Tomáš Choutka

Mgr. Tomáš Choutka

Chief Compliance Officer, Komerční banka, a.s. - He is educated lawyer, graduated at Charles University, Prague. Tomáš Choutka is in leading compliance position in Komerční banka a.s., group of Société Générále, and leads team of 15 people in AML/Compliance area. He has long time experience with regulation of banking institution financial markets, AML, consumer protection and data protection. He permanently works with European and global regulations in banking. He worked for example as project manager for some regulatory projects like MIFID and is currently involved in regulatory projects like CRD, FATCA, MCD, BRRD PSD and others. Before his professional experience in Komerční banka he worked in Securities Commission of the Czech republic.

 Thomas Dodd,MBA

Thomas Dodd,MBA

Chief Compliance Officer, MONETA Money Bank, a.s. - holds an Economics degree from Manchester Metropolitan University and an MBA with Distinction from Warwick Business School in the UK. He has extensive experience in international banking, regulation and compliance. Before joining GE, he worked in Dubai for 7 years, as a Senior Banking Regulator, responsible for bank inspections carried out for the Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates. Prior to this, he worked for a number of financial services companies including Crédit Lyonnais in Paris, France and for the Czech companies Expandia Finance and Expandia a. s. He joined GE Money Bank in May 2007 and served as Chief Auditor for over 7 years. During this time, he built up an extensive knowledge of the bank processes. In February 2015, he was appointed as the Chief Compliance Officer of MONETA Money Bank, a. s. (former GE Money Bank, a. s.). 

Mgr. Ondřej Dostal

Mgr. Ondřej Dostal

Compliance Expert ČEZ, a.s. - brief CV available in Czech web page only

 Linette Field

Linette Field

Deputy Director General for Micro-Prudential Supervision III, European Central Bank - Ms Field started her career in banking supervision in 1995 at the Bank of England. She moved to the UK Financial Services Authority in 1998, where she worked in policy roles, including as Secretary to the Groupe de Contact of EEA banking supervisors. From 2002 to 2014, she worked at Banco de España, where she headed the International co-ordination and advice division in the banking supervision and banking regulation directorates from 2008 until joining the ECB in 2014. 

DGMSIII is part of the Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM), the system for banking supervision in Europe which started its operations in November 2014 and which comprises the ECB and the national supervisory authorities of the participating countries. DGMSIII is responsible for overseeing the conduct of supervision of the over 3,300 credit institutions which are supervised directly by national supervisory authorities. 

Mgr. Martin Háček

Mgr. Martin Háček

Senior Compliance Manager, MONETA Money Bank, a.s. - holds an Economics & Banking educations and Master degree from University of West Bohemia in Math and Information Technology. Martin is experienced certified Anti-money Laundering Specialist (by ACAMS) and has extensive experience in bank process auditing, risk assessment and compliance program management. Before joining GE he worked in several IT companies as Project Manager and consultant responsible for IT solutions delivery for companies including IT security matters. He joined GE Money Bank in 2006 and served as IT Auditor and later as Audit Manager responsible for auditing of Operational risk, IT, Project Management and Compliance areas. Currently Martin works as Senior Manager in Compliance at MONETA Money Bank responsible for Anti-Money Laundering, Counter-terrorism Financing, International Sanctions and Anti-fraud programs. 

 Andy Hill

Andy Hill

Senior Director, Market Practice and Regulatory Policy, International Capital Market Association (ICMA) - he leads the association´s work on fixed income secondary markets and serves as secretary to ICMA´s investment grade corporate bond Secondary Market Practices Committee (SMPC). He is also a member of the European Commission´s Expert Group on Corporate Bond Market Liquidity.

Prior to joining ICMA in 2015, Andy was a repo and money market trader for seventeen years, for ten years of which he was an Executive Director at Goldman Sachs. He has also worked as a consultant in the Aid and Development sector, primarily based in Cambodia, and previously served on the Board of the Cambodian NGO Education Partnership in Phnom Penh while under a Goldman Sachs Public Service Fellowship.

Andy holds a BSc (Hons) in Business Studies from Cass Business School and an MSc in Poverty Reduction and Development Management from the University of Birmingham. 

Ing. Libor Kazda

Ing. Libor Kazda

Director of Financial Analytical Unit of Ministry of Finance of the Czech Republik - brief CV available in Czech web page only

JUDr. Jiří Kindl,M.Jur., Ph.D.

JUDr. Jiří Kindl,M.Jur., Ph.D.

Partner in Weil, Gotshal & Manges (Prague) - In his legal practice, he specializes in competition and regulatory matters and complex litigations/arbitrations. He has extensive experience with various competition law cases both before the Czech Office for Protection of Competition, other regulatory authorities and Czech courts. Jiri Kindl graduated summa cum laude from the Faculty of Law, Charles University in Prague where he also obtained his Ph.D. He also studied law at the University of Limerick (Ireland) and a post-graduate course at the Faculty of Law, University of Oxford (University College) where he obtained Distinction and Clifford Chance Prize for Best Performance in Magister Juris, Winter Williams European Business Regulation Prize and Monckton Chambers Prize in Competition Law. He is a co-author of a textbook on Competition Law (Prague, C.H. Beck, 2nd edn, 2012) and a Commentary to the Czech Competition Act (Prague, C.H. Beck, 2nd edn, 2009).

He also authored a monograph Cartel and Distribution Agreements – Theory and Practice (Prague, C.H. Beck, 2009) and numerous articles on competition law and commercial law issues in various Czech legal journals. Jiri Kindl also lectures competition law at the Faculty of Law, Charles University in Prague. He is regularly referred to in publications such as Chambers Europe, PLC Which Lawyer? – Cross border competition, Global Competition Review, IFLR Guide – World´s leading competition & antitrust lawyers, Best lawyers as a leading antitrust lawyer in the Czech Republic. 

Mgr. Petr Korbáš

Mgr. Petr Korbáš

Senior Ministerial Counsellor, Financial Analytical Unit of the Ministry of Finance of the Czech Republic - brief CV in available in Czech web page only 

 Pawel Kuskowski

Pawel Kuskowski

Prezident Stowarzyszenia Compliance Polska and Head of the Regulatory Risk and Compliance practice at Wierzbowski Eversheds - is a law graduate of Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, and earned a degree in banking and finance at the University of Udine, Italy. 

During his professional career, he has worked at RBS (Royal Bank of Scotland), where he headed international efforts to combat money laundering, implementing global processes and solutions in this area, and at the Polish branch of the Swiss bank UBS as head of Compliance and Operational Risk. He also worked at a leading Irish law firm, Matheson Ormsby Prentice, where he advised clients on compliance. At AIG Investment in Ireland he was responsible for implementation of MiFID (the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive) and MAD/MAR (the Market Abuse Directive and Market Abuse Regulation).

For the past four years he has served as president of the board of Compliance Association Poland, with members from a hundred firms and institutions, cooperating with the Polish Financial Supervision Authority, the General Inspector of Financial Information, the Polish Chamber of Brokerages, and the Warsaw Stock Exchange. He is also a member of the Advisory Committee of the International Compliance Association and a member of the Warsaw Stock Exchange Compliance Committee.

He has extensive experience in crytocurrencies (Bitcoin), particularly Compliance and AML aspects, and cooperates with some of the most innovative firms in this area.

Ing. Věra Mazánková

Ing. Věra Mazánková

Expert of the Financial Market Regulation, Czech National Bank - brief CV available in Czech web page only

Dr. Klaus Moosmayer

Dr. Klaus Moosmayer

Chief Compliance Officer, Siemens AG - has been Chief Compliance Officer of Siemens AG and head of the global Siemens Compliance Organization since January 2014. Before, he served as Chief Counsel Compliance of Siemens AG since July 2010 and was leading all Compliance Governance functions. From 2007 to 2010 he was the Compliance Operating Officer of Siemens and held a leading role in developing the new Siemens Compliance Program. Before entering the Siemens Legal Department in 2000 he was in private practice as a lawyer. He studied law at the university of Freiburg/Germany and was trained as an army officer.

He got appointed as Anti-Corruption Chair of the Business and Industry Advisory Committee at the OECD (BIAC) end of 2013. 

JUDr. Robert Pelikán,Ph.D.

JUDr. Robert Pelikán,Ph.D.

Minister of Justice of the Czech Republic - brief CV available in Czech web page only 

JUDr. Michal Petr,Ph.D.

JUDr. Michal Petr,Ph.D.

Senior researcher at the Department of International and European Law of the Faculty of Law of the Palacky University in Olomouc, Czech Republic - he has been in a similar position at the Faculty of Economics and Administration of the Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic, since 2003.

He specializes in EU law, in particular competition law, state aid, public procurement and regulation of network industries. He gained his experience while working for the OECD in 2011 and 2012 and especially at the Czech Competition Authority, where he was acting as Head of Legislation Department (2003 - 2009), Director of the Section of Legislation and International Relations (2009 - 2010) and the Vice-Chairman responsible for completion law and policy since (2010 – 2015).

He authored numerous publications concerning competition law, regulation of network industries and due process. He is a member of the editorial board of the ANTITRUST and Public Governance, Administration and Finances Law Review, as well as national correspondent for the European Networks Law and Regulation Quarterly and a member of the scientific council of the Faculty of Economics and Administration of the Masaryk University. 

Mgr. Igor Pospíšil

Mgr. Igor Pospíšil

Director of Cartels Department of the Office for Protection of Competition, Czech Republic - brief CV available in Czech web page only

Mgr. Pavel Pukovec

Mgr. Pavel Pukovec

Deputy to the Supreme Public Prosecutor - He is a graduate from the Faculty of Law of Masaryk University in Brno. After graduation in 1997 he worked in a private company. In 1999 he started his professional career as a legal trainee at the District Public Prosecutor´s Office in Zlín, where he was appointed the public prosecutor in 2001. In 2003 he was temporarily assigned to the Regional Public Prosecutor´s Office in Brno, and then he was transferred to the District Public Prosecutor´s Office Kroměříž to take up the position of the head public prosecutor. At the turn of 2007 and 2008 he worked as the accredited Deputy at the High Public Prosecutor´s Office in Olomouc. In 2013 he was transferred to the Supreme Public Prosecutor´s Office and appointed the Deputy to the Supreme Public Prosecutor.

Since the beginning of his professional career Mgr. Pukovec has specialized in economic crime and crime against property, including corruption. Other fields of his specialization include legislation, analytics and methodology. Mgr. Pukovec is also very active as a lecturer and trainer of legal trainees at the Judicial Academy. He is a member of the Council of the Judicial Academy. 

Ing. Petr Rafaj

Ing. Petr Rafaj

Chairman of the Office for Protection of Competition, Czech Republic - brief CV available in Czech web page only

Ing. Jiří Rusnok

Ing. Jiří Rusnok

Governor of the Czech National Bank - brief CV available in Czech web page only

 Phil Ryan,MBA, FCIOBS, FCMI, ACIB

Phil Ryan,MBA, FCIOBS, FCMI, ACIB

Chief Executive Officer, The International Compliance Association - was a practising banker for 25 years – in a variety of roles ranging from marketing and sales-management through L&D to risk and compliance. Recruited into Bangor University in 2010 he designed and developed the prestigious Chartered banker MBA before becoming their Managing Director of Executive Education subsidiary The Management Centre. A similar role for a London University saw Phil set up a brand new finance and banking focussed executive education business in Canary Wharf tower.

This unique combination of practitioner and education experience – coupled with volunteer roles on regional and strategic boards for the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and the Institute of Directors (IOD) gave Phil the perfect foundation to build upon, when he was asked to lead the ICA and to take its member offer and qualification portfolio to the next level. 

 Cosmin Serbanescu

Cosmin Serbanescu

President of the Romanian National Internal Control Institute (INCIR), a professional organisation of the internal control, risk management and corporate governance practitioners.

Cosmin Serbanescu is a researcher and trainer in internal control practice, speaker and lecturer at various international conferences and events. Cosmin is constantly involved in scientific research on internal control best practices, and periodically publishes articles, books and professional studies on internal control, internal audit, risk management and corporate governance current issues.

His theoretical knowledge and certifications are very well leveraged by his practical experience in big four companies and banking industry.

Cosmin Serbanescu is committed to raise the internal control profession to global perspectives and further develop the competencies and skills of the internal control practitioners through education and certification, practice advisories, championing integrity and ethical standards as core values of an internal control practitioner. 

 Tomáš Spurný,MBA

Tomáš Spurný,MBA

Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board, MONETA Money Bank, a.s  - holds a bachelor´s degree from New York University and an MBA from Columbia Business School. He started his career at McKinsey & Company and has extensive experience from managerial positions in the banking and financial sector. Serving as the CEO or CFO, he worked at major banks in Central and Eastern Europe, including the CIB Bank in Hungary, at PPF Group companies, at Komerční banka, at CCS in the Czech Republic, and also at VÚB a.s., an Intesa Sanpaolo bank in Slovakia. For most of the last four years he served as the CEO of Romania´s biggest bank, BCR. Since October 2015, he has been CEO and Chairman of the Board of GE Money Bank, a.s. 

Mgr. Jiří Tvrdý

Mgr. Jiří Tvrdý

Deputy to Director of Financial Analytical Unit of Ministry of Finance of the Czech Republik - brief CV available in Czech web page only