H.E. Andrej Doležal

H.E. Andrej Doležal

MINISTER OF TRANSPORT AND CONSTRUCTION, SLOVAK REPUBLIC

Was born on 23 March 1981 in Bratislava. After graduating from the Secondary School of Electrical Engineering of Karol Adler, he opted for the studies of process controland regulation, specializing in proposing the algorithms for control and optimization at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Slovak Technical University. He completed the studies in 2004 with the Master of Engineering degree.

He has vast experience inoperational management and strategic development in the media industry and telecommunications sector. He has long-standing experienceinmanaging a greater team of employees (450+), being liable for an entrusted budget and, especially, in bringing together cultural, regional and professionally varying working structures in a company.

As a volunteer, he teaches studentsof Secondary School of Electrical Engineering of Karol Adler, which he attended himself.

He was appointed as the Minister of Transport and Construction of the Slovak Republic by the President of the Slovak Republic Zuzana Čaputová on 21 March 2020.

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Saturday 10 October

  • GARNERING INNOVATION FOR GREENER & SMARTER RECOVERY: CEE FOLLOWING THE SUIT?

    • H.E. Andrej Doležal
    • Annabelle Chapman
    • Beata Javorcik
    • Pavel Mík

    One of the more encouraging outcomes yielded by the pandemic is that climate and digital transitions have been widely recognized and embraced as essential elements of the solution at the EU level. A key ingredient to unlocking this twin transition is private sector innovation. Europe’s innovative businesses and tech startups could drive the post-pandemic economic recovery and advance Europe’s ambition to reduce its dependence on technology solutions originating outside of the EU. Navigating the post-pandemic terrain presents a unique set of challenges and opportunities. Trade barriers, impaired supply chains, restricted travel and geopolitical tensions embolden the European Commission and national governments to reshore green industries and develop more sustainable supply chains in-house.  As part of its broader recovery strategy, how can the Central-Eastern European (CEE) region help Europe become a global leader in the green and digital transitions? Is smart & digital a just answer to the covid19 experience and climate change? Which sectors show the greatest potential in the new post-covid19 landscape? How can governments create an enabling environment for regional innovation and what are key coping tools (investment, regulatory, tax)?

    Gerlach Ballroom
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    Grand Hotel Kempinski
    Live broadcast