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Tomáš Kopečný

Director of Industrial Cooperation Department at Ministry of Defence of the Czech Republic

Government of Czech Republic

Tomas Kopecny serves as Director of Industrial Cooperation Department at the Czech Ministry of Defence.

Since 2014, he has been responsible for the development of Czech defence industrial and R&D policies and strategies. As a main author of the Czech Acquisition and Defence Industrial Development Strategy until 2025, Mr. Kopecny leads a team responsible for planning and executive procedures of the related bilateral and multilateral agendas.

Prior to joining the Czech MoD, he has been responsible for media monitoring and economic analyses for the Special Advisor to the NATO Secretary General within NATO´s International Staff.

Currently, he teaches in Masters Programmes of the Charles University in Prague. Mr. Kopečný speaks Czech, English and French.