European Affairs Representative & Deputy Director Long Distance Czech Railways (ČD)
Jan joined Česke dráhy in 2018 and since then he has worked in different positions, mostly being responsible for international cooperation and projects. Currently he holds the post of Deputy Director in the Department of long-distance transport. He became the official representative of České dráhy in Brussels in September 2020. His main tasks involve mid- and long-term development projects incl. innovation and research. Between 2010–18 Jan worked at the Czech Ministry of Transport where was primarily responsible for mid- and long-term railway strategy and infrastructure development projects including high-speed strategy, TEN-T policy and cross-border issues. During his studies he worked as a steward on night trains.