Lucie Styblíková

Office Manager

She has worked in a whole range of different positions at Česká spořitelna. Lucie started in the branch network, participated in the start, development and also subsequent operation of Česká spořitelna Foundation. She gained experience in the field of CSR and PR of Česká spořitelna. In the Foundation, she has been focusing on budgeting and financial flow management, accounting, process setup and subcontracting.

Jana Neradová

Back office

She worked at Niersberger, where she managed the day-to-day running of the office. At the Foundation, she takes care of the preparation and registration of contracts and invoicing, and also deals with the agenda related to donor appeals on the portal. Jana participates in the organization of foundation events.

Soňa Lippmann

Project manager

She has been working in the field of education for over 10 years. She got experience in private, public and non-profit institutions. Among other things, she managed study stays in Europe for American and Asian universities, and before coming to the Česká spořitelna Foundation, she headed the Department of Internationalization of Studies in the Czech Republic at the Czech National Agency for International Education and Research. In our team, Soňa is in charge of building a new financial education program.

Vlastimil Vaněk

Project manager

He has experience from the Ministries of Education and Finance, where he worked as a program and project manager. At the Ministry of Education and Culture, he participated in the implementation of the Erasmus+ program, he was also a permanent member of the Committee for Education in the Council of the EU in Brussels. At the Ministry of Finance, he was in charge, among other things, of the EEA and Norway Funds and cooperation with all interested parties. At the Foundation, Vlastimil ensures the development of cooperation with partners in the field of financial education.

Hana Špirková

Project manager

After journalism and media studies at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University, she also completed a bachelor's degree in film and television production at FAMU. She worked mainly in the film industry. She started as a production assistant and for several years was the marketing manager of one of the largest distribution companies in the Czech Republic, CinemArt. At the Foundation, she was first in charge of managing social networks and the website. From September 2022, Hana manages and develops the new foundation program Den pro školu.

Jakub Mareš

Project Manager

He helps the partners of Česká spořitelna Foundation with projects which lead to sustainable and systemic solutions of problems. He strives to multiply the positive social impact with three main instruments - social entrepreneurship, advocacy activities and fundraising from private sources. He worked in the field of financial management and strategic management at consulting companies.

Kateřina Šaldová

Project Manager

Kateřina Šaldová engages in systemic change of inequity in the society. She studied Sociology and Media Studies at Charles University in Prague and Rutgers, The State University of Jersey in the United States of America. In the past, she worked on gender issues at the Institute of Sociology of the Czech Academy of Sciences. For the previous ten years, she was building the Czech branch of Amnesty International, where she was the head of communication and advocacy department.

Klára Rundová

Project Manager

In 2005-2018, she worked in different positions at European Commission in Brussels, Prague and Bratislava. She was the head of the political department at the Commission Representation in the Czech Republic for seven years and later she was in charge of the communication sphere at the Commission Representation Slovakia for four years.

Lucie Ellingerová

Communications Manager

Lucie graduated from Prague University of Economics and Business. She has worked for 15 years in the Marketing department of Yves Rocher. During 2018 - 2020 she was managing marketing activities in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary. In the last year, she also worked as Marketing Manager of volunteer organisation Česko.Digital.​​​​​​​

Kateřina Bártová

Communications Specialist

Kateřina has graduated in journalism and media studies from the Faculty of Social Sciences at Charles University. She has experience from boutique communications agencies and worked as a spokesperson for Prague City Tourism. As a freelancer she worked on various projects from non-profit spheres.

Dana Brandenburg

Chairwoman of the Managing Board

During the years 2016 - 2021, Dana was a director of the Czech National Agency for International Education and Research. Prior to that, she worked as Senior Project Manager in CHE Consult in Berlin. From 2017 she was Vice President of the European Academic Cooperation Association and she was a member of the Administrative Board of The Fulbright Commission. She graduated from the Faculty of International Relations at Prague University of Economics and Business. 

Karel Valo

Vice Chairman of the Managing Board

Karel graduated in Economics from the University of Economics in Prague and the University of Cologne. He worked at companies such as Accenture, Daimler, GE Money and for the previous nine years at the largest European bank HSBC Bank plc, mostly in Great Britain, France and other countries in the region. He has devoted his career to the field of finances, audit, risk management, operation and technological projects.

Anna Dvořáková

Member of the Managing Board

For the previous 25 years, Anna has worked in various positions at Česká spořitelna. Amongst other things, she participated in the preparation of the bank’s new strategy, which has a particular focus on the fields of education and financial literacy. Currently, Anna is involved in the planning for construction of a new ČS headquarters, and in particular the delivery of its new centre for entertainment and financial education.
In the past, she was also in charge of transformation, financial and regulatory projects, capital, liquidity and investment management for the bank. Anna has a PhD in banking and finance from the Faculty of Social Sciences at Charles University.

Pavel Doleček 

Member of the Managing Board

As Vice-Rector of Charles University for Strategic Cooperation and Development, Pavel is responsible for cooperation with the Czech state administration,  non-profit as well as the commercial sector and other European institutions. Since 2014, he has held various positions at the Ministry of Education, most recently as Deputy Minister for Higher Education, Science and Research. He taught at the Jan Palach Grammar School, the Faculty of Arts and the Faculty of Social Sciences of Charles University.

Petr Vítek

Member of the Managing Board

Petr is a co-founder of the Impact Hub network in the Czech Republic. Before that he spent almost nine years in the advisory company Deloitte where he focused mainly on increasing efficiency and the field of Human Capital. Petr studied English Language and Literature, Geography and Cartography and Finance. He has been a member of the Board of Directors at Česká spořitelna Foundation since March 2017. He also served as a member of the Administrative Board at Vodafone Foundation Czech Republic and Amnesty International Czech Republic.

Tomáš Salomon

Chairman of the Supervisory Board

He graduated from the Faculty of Economics of Services and Tourism at the University of Economics in Bratislava. In 1997, he started his banking career at GE Capital Multiservis, where he worked up his way to the Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO. In 2000, he was appointed Director of Retail Banking and Member of the Board of Directors at GE Capital Bank with responsibility for Sales and Marketing. In 2004–2007, he worked as the Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO of Poštová Banka, a. s. in Slovakia. In the period 2008–2012, he devoted himself to private investment projects and among other achievements initiated the creation of a platform which implemented mobile payments in the Czech Republic and was a co-founder of the company Mopet CZ, where he worked as a member of the Board of Directors and CEO. In 2013, he started working in Slovenská sporiteľňa, where he later became a Member of the Board of Directors responsible for Retail. On 1st January 2015, he was elected a member of the Board of Directors of Česká spořitelna, and since 1st January 2016, he has been serving as the Chairman of the Board of Česká spořitelna. He has been the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Česká spořitelna Foundation since March 2017./p>

Wolfgang Schopf

Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board

In 1980, after the graduation from high school and the Business College, he started his career in Girocentrale and Bank der Österreischischen Sparkassen AG where he was responsible for accounting and reporting. From 1997 he worked in Erste Bank as the Director of Accounting. In 2004, he became the Director of the Controlling Division of Erste Group Bank, later also responsible for the Performance Management Program. He held these positions until July 2013. He has been the Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Česká spořitelna since August 2013. He was elected a member of Supervisory Board of Česká spořitelna Foundation in March 2017.

Monika Hovorková

Member of the Supervisory Board

He has been the member of Supervisory Board of Česká spořitelna Foundation since 7th February 2020. From 1971 to 1975 he studied Economic Sciences at Vienna University. After completing a training program in New York, he began his career at Chase Manhattan Bank in 1977. He was later seconded to Brussels (1979–1981) and Athens (1981–1983). In 1983, he first worked for Erste. In 1986, he became CEO at Chase Manhattan Bank in Vienna, which was purchased by Credit Lyonnais in 1993. In 1994, he was appointed to the Board of Directors of Erste. In July 1997, he was appointed CEO. In August 1997, the shareholders approved a merger with GiroCredit, in which Erste acquired a majority interest in March 1997. Under his management, Erste, which until that time had been strictly a local savings bank, became a leading financial services provider in Central and Eastern Europe with a focus on retail and SME clients. In addition to serving as Board of Directors Chairman and CEO of Erste Group Bank, Andreas Treichl’s other responsibilities include strategy, group communications,human resources, audit and investor relations. Mr. Treichl was a member of the Supervisory Board of Česká spořitelna from September 2013 and resigned his post effective as of 20th September 2019. Membership in other companies: Erste Group Bank AG, Felima Privatstiftung, Ferdima Privatstiftung, Österreichischer Sparkassenverband, Georg Labs GmbH, Leoganger Bergbahnen Gesellschaft m.b.H., Die Zweite Wiener Vereins-Sparkasse, Erste Mitarbeiterbeteiligung Privatstiftung, Erste Social Finance Holding GmbH.

Milena Jabůrková


Boris Marte

Member of the Supervisory Board

He is an Executive Member of the Administrative Board of Erste Foundation (the main shareholder of Erste Group) and has been a member of the Supervisory Board of Česká spořitelna Foundation and Depositum Bonum Foundation since March 2017. In 2005 he founded Kontakt – the art collection of Erste Group, and in 2006 Die Zweite Sparkasse (Second Savings Bank), the bank for the unbankable (dealing with microfinance and social enterprise). Since October 2012, he has been the Head of Erste Hub, the Erste Group's independent accelerator for digital innovation. With his team of designers, developers, business analysts and entrepreneurs, he is building a new digital ecosystem for the retail banking of the future. Prior to working for Erste Group, he held various positions in politics, as a Member of the Cabinets of the Vice-Chancellor and Federal Minister for Science and Research, and at Municipal Department for Cultural Affairs of the City of Vienna. In that capacity, Boris Marte served as a project manager responsible for the installation of the Holocaust Monument in the city of Vienna. In 1999, he published the book Die Neue Ordnung des Politischen – Die Herausforderungen der Demokratie im 21. Jahrhundert" (Campus Verlag, Frankfurt/New York).

Jiří Nantl

Deputy Governor of the South Moravian Region

Jiří is a director of the research institute, science and education law and policy expert and higher education expert with significant experience in governance, management and quality assurance of higher education institutions/systems. He is also an executive manager with a track record of leading complex organizations through periods of transition. He also worked as a Deputy Minister of Education. He is one of the architects of the reform of higher education legislation and the National Education Strategy 2014-2020 and main co-author of the Czech higher education qualification framework.

Daniel Franc


Practitioner with many years of international experience in various theoretical concepts. He has 13 years of experience as a manager of global Google programs and consulting work with other companies. He founded and helped grow the currently largest community learning network in the world (Google Developer Groups) and then managed other community programs for developers at Google for 7 years. In the past, he co-created and led several technology companies in the USA and the Czech Republic, e.g. one of the first e-learning platforms (WebStudy) or ride-sharing tools ( He also worked with teachers, taught experiential pedagogy, published books and translations, and led community programs in the context of civic and non-profit organizations. He graduated with a master's degree in HR Management in the USA (West Chester University) and received a bachelor's degree in sociology from Charles University.

Tomáš Ervín Dombrovský


Head of the analysis, communication and relations department at LMC with experience from TV Nova media environment. Currently he is also an advisor at the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs of the Czech Republic.

Danica Lacová


Director of the Slovak non-profit organization FinQ Centrum. She also worked as program director of the Slovenská spořitelna Foundation and communications manager at Slovenská spořitelna.