Pavel is one of the most important personalities of Czech banking. In the nineties, he was the vice-governor of Česká banka and for 17 years he worked for Česká spořitelna, 5 of which were as CEO. He served as supervisor on the board of the Czech Export Bank and the Czech-Moravian Guarantee and Development Bank. His main current theme is the digital revolution and its impact on business, the economy and society. He is the president of the festival Smetana's Litomyšl.