Karel Havlíček

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Karel Havlíček

Expert for:

India, China


“I travelled into 80 countries in the world where we did business and my concept is that the local philosophy, local mentality and local values should be respected.“

Unique Business Experience

Unique combination of international business experience, academic engagement

and rich publication activities, long-term defender of small- and mid-sized businesses

Value For Customer

International trade and business experience from 80 countries

Strong focus on research&development

Profile highlights


English (fluent), German (fluent), Russian (fluent), Spanish (fluent), French (fluent), Chinese (partial)


1992: Faculty of Civil Engineering, Czech Technical University, Prague, Czech Republic

1998: MBA, Prague International Business School-Manchester Metropolitan University

2004: PhD in economy and management, Faculty of Business Administration, University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic

2013: habilitation, Faculty of Finance and Accounting, University of Economics, Prague


Mother company of the industrial holding of small- and mid-sized companies Sindat Group,

Prague, Czech Republic

(General Director, Member of the Board of Directors)

Administration company of the chain of start-up and spin-off biotech and research companies SINBIO

(Chairman of the Managing Board)

Association of legal persons (small- and mid-sized companies, universities, research institutes) focused on the applied research in nano-fibres for biomedicine, NANOPROGRES

(Chairman of the Board of Directors)


Association of Small- and Mid-Sized Companies and Entrepreneurs, Prague, Czech Republic

(Chairman of the Board of Directors)

University of Finance and Administration, Prague, Czech Republic

(Dean of the Faculty of Economic Studies, Member of the Scientific Council of the University)

Member of advisory bodies:

- Council of the Government for the Research, Development and Innovations

- Council of the Government for Competition and Economic Growth

- Managing Committee for Implementation of the Export Strategy of the Czech Republic

- Entrepreneurs Council of the Minister of the Industry and the Trade

- Advisory Committee for Business and Investment Development Agency, CzechInvest

- Prague Innovation Council

Author of expert publications, author or co-author of more than 100 articles on the management of small- and mid-sized companies and business environment in international reviewed magazines, local professional magazines and in the local economic magazines