About us

Asia Innovation Forum was supported by the International Visegrad Fund.

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Alice Rezková

Alice Rezková

chairman

In 2007-2010 Alice worked as the director of the Association of International Affairs. Then she was assigned as a project manager on strategy and M&A projects in various industries. She also conducts research primarily on economic and political relations between Asian countries and the EU.

Jana Hajzlerová

Jana Hajzlerová

vice-chair

Jana is a researcher and consultant on Korean peninsula. She serves as the head of the Czech-Korean Society, an NGO established in 1990 to support ties between the post-socialist Czech Republic and both Koreas. Previously, she worked for the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Prague and for private South Korean companies in Europe and the USA.

Václav Kopecký

Václav Kopecký

vice-chair

Václav works as a consultant in CEC Government Relations, leading Central European PA Agency. He served as an adviser to the Czech Technology Agency in China supporting joint cooperation between Czech and Chinese companies. He graduated with MA degree from School of Contemporary Chinese Studies, University of Nottingham in Great Britain.

Tamás Matura

Tamás Matura

Tamas is the Founder of the Central and Eastern European Center for Asian Studies. He has been working on China for a decade, started his career as a research fellow of the Hungarian Institute of International Affairs. He served as an adviser on China to the Minister of National Economy, as an editor of the China Strategy of Hungary, and as an author of the BRICS Strategy of Hungary.

Lucia Husenicová

Lucia Husenicová

Lucia Husenicová is lecturer at the Department of Security studies at the Faculty of Political Science and International Relations at the Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica. She is also a director of the Institute of Asian Studies.

Tomas Jurcaga

Tomas Jurcaga

webdesigner

Tomáš creates websites for more than 8 years and he has completed various small and big projects. He prefers clean and simple design, but he can accommodate any clients’ wishes that always play the most important role for him. He incorporated all his principles into the Asia Innovation website and he patiently faces all new updates.

Damian Wnukowski

Damian Wnukowski

Damian works as an analyst at the International Economic Relations and Global Issues Programme at the Polish Institute of International Affairs. He specialises in international economic relations, emerging markets and Poland’s economic cooperation with non-European countries.

Petr Skočovský

Petr Skočovský

cameraman

Petr helps us to create the best videos under sometimes very difficult conditions. He works on various big and small projects in art, music and business.

Lenka Galetová

Lenka Galetová

Lenka studies international relations and she also works as a project manager of the factchecking platform Demagog.SK and project coordinator at the Institute of Asian Studies, Slovakia. At the Asia Innovation Forum she asists with video production in Slovakia.