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Miroslav Singer ranks amongst the most significant Czech economists. Between 2005 and 2010 he was Vice-Governor and between 2010 and 2016 Governor of the Czech National Bank. Since 2017, he has been the Director of Institutional Relations and Chief Economist at Generali CEE Holding, responsible for Austria, the CEE & Russia Region. Since January 2018 he is also a member of the Executive Committee of Generali CEE Holding. He advises and lectures and enjoys his life in the private sphere.
He obtained a degree in Mathematical Methods Applied to Economy at the University of Economics in Prague. In 1995 he received his Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh. Before his appointment to the Bank Board of the Czech National Bank in 2001 he held senior management positions in the group Expandia (finance and industry) and PricewaterhouseCoopers (advising in restructuring). He serves as chairman of the Supervisory Boards of Česká pojišťovna, Pojišťovna Generali (CZ), Poisťovňa Generali (SK) and as vice- chairman of the Supervisory Board of Moneta Money Bank. Among other prestigious acknowledgements, he was awarded the 2014 Central Banker of the Year in Europe award by The Banker – FT group.