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Jiří Kolář (tbc)

Director General
Czech Railway Authority, Czech Republic

Czech Railway Authority director, in office since 1/8/2014. He was re-elected in a selection procedure on 1/4/2016.

WORKING EXPERIENCE:
2014 – now – Czech Railway Authority – Director General
2012 – 2014 – Správa železniční dopravní cesty, s. o. – Director General
2011 – 2012 – Správa železniční dopravní cesty, s. o. – deputy Director general
2005 – 2011 – České dráhy, a. s. – deputy Director general
2004 – 2005 – České dráhy, a. s. – director of the HO department for traffic management and rail transport organising
1999 – 2004 – České dráhy, s. o. – director of operational directorate in Ústí nad Labem
1998 – 1999 – České dráhy, s. o. – head of the director’s office, deputy director at the operational directorate in Prague
1993 – 1998 – České dráhy, s. o. – station master at the Kladno station
1982 – 1993 – Československé státní dráhy, České dráhy, s. o. – train guard, station dispatcher, station supervisor

EDUCATION:
1999 – Univerzita Pardubice, University of Pardubice, Ph.D. programme
1991  – University of Žilina, Operations and economics of rail transport programme
1982 – Secondary technical school of transport in Děčíně, Transport and shipping programme

OTHER:
2007 – 2014  – Vice-president of the Transport Union of the Czech Republic
2007 – 2014 – Member of the Scientific committee at University of Pardubice
2008 – Manager of the transport and logistics branch
2012 – 2014 – CER vice-president, Brusel
(Community of European of Railway and Infrastructure)
2010 – now – Czech Technical University scientific committee member