Ass. prof. Ing. Marian Piecha, Ph.D., LLM

Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic

Marian Piecha was born on 21 May 1982 in Třinec. He graduated in Civil Engineering at the Faculty of Civil Engineering, Brno University of Technology. He graduated from doctoral studies at the Faculty of Civil Engineering at the Czech Technical University. He was awarded the Masters of Law at the University of New York in Prague. From 2005 to 2006 he served as an official at the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, where he was involved in program funding. He has been working at the Ministry of Industry and Trade since 2006. In 2008, he was appointed the Director of the Department of Business and Investment at the Ministry of Industry and Trade. From 2013 to 2014, he was the CEO of the business and investment support agency CzechInvest. Since 2014, he was the Director of the MIT´s SME Support Department. He was appointed Deputy Minister of the EU Funds and Digital Economy Section on February 1, 2018. In addition, he lectures at the University of Economics in Prague and is a member of two college councils.

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