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Deputy Minister – Head of the Industrial Cooperation and Organisations Management Division

Biography

Tomas Kuchta

Tomas Kuchta

  • Date of birth:  4 July 1969
  • Marital status:  married

Work experience:

  • 1900

    Wiese & Sons – Embryotransfer, Iowa, USA

  • 1991

    Association of Industry Siena, Italy – Export Manager

  • 1992 - 1993

    Head of Branch Offices of Italian companies in the Czech Republic:

  • Trioplast srl - plastic furniture

    Cimar Ponteggi spa - mobile scaffolding

    Gabel Enterprises Zlin sro – production of ski poles

  • 1994 - 2013

    Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic:

    Diplomatic Protocol (1994)

    Embassy in Rome (1995-1999) Head of Commercial Section

    MFA CR, Head of Unit, Dept. for Coordination of European Affairs (1999)

    Permanent Mission to EU, Brussels, Head of Trade and Agricultural Section (2000)

    Embassy in Rome (2001-2005) Head of Commercial Section

    MFA CR, Deputy Director, Dept. for Trade and Agricultural Policy of the EU (2006-2007)

    MFA CR, Director of Secretariat for Preparation of the Presidency of CR to the Council of the EU (2007)

    Embassy in Zagreb, Head of Commercial Section (2008-2012)

    MFA CR, Director of Bilateral Economic Relations and Export Promotion Department (2012 -2013)

  • Feb. 2, 2014

    Deputy Minister of Defence

  • Jan. 1, 2015

    Deputy Minister – Head of the Industrial Cooperation and Organisations Management Division

Short-term experience:

  • 1994

    UN Observer at the first democratic elections in the Republic of South Africa

  • 2002

    Liaison Officer to NATO Secretary General George Robertson during NATO Summit in Prague

Education and training:

  • 1975 - 1983

    Elementary School, Leningradska, Brno

  • 1983 - 1987

    Gymnasium Lerchova, Brno

  • 1987 - 1992

    VSZ Brno, University of Agriculture, Faculty of Business and Economics, specialisation: Business and Economics in Agriculture, thesis: Market Research

  • 1985 - 1990

    Language School - English, Italian

  • 1993

    one-month intensive course of German language

  • 1998

    course: The Elements of European Integration

  • 2005 - 2007

    Diplomatic Academy 2 – Superior Diplomatic Preparation

  • 2007

    one-month course: Commercial Diplomacy

Languages:

  • Czech - Native
  • English IV/IV level Certificate MFA
  • Italian IV/IV level Certificate MFA
  • Croatian IV/IV level Certificate MFA

Skills:

  • Driving licence A,B

PC skills:

  • MS Office (MS Word, MS Excel, Power Point)

Interests:

  • culture, sport (soccer, skiing, cycling, tennis, diving), literature, family


Updated: January 21, 2015