Dr. Roman Joch
He graduated MD at the Charles University, Prague (1996); has been a fellow of the Krieble Institute, Washington, D.C. (1993), the Acton Institute, MI (2001) and the Lincoln Fellow of the Claremont Institute, CA (2007).
He was International Secretary of ODA, a political party (1994-98), and an Assistant to a Senator (2001-04) in the Czech Republic.
In addition to that, he was Adviser to the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic (Human Rights and Foreign Policy, 2010-12), Adviser to the Lord Mayor of Prague (2012-14), and Adviser to the Member of the European Parliament (2017).
In addition to being the Executive Director of the Civic Institute, he is an Assistant Professor at the University of Economics, Prague, and at the private college Cevro Institute, in Prague.
He is an author of several books and essays on political philosophy and public policy, a contributor to Czech and Slovak media, and a regular columnist for the Czech daily Lidové noviny, as well as a member of the Editorial Board of Aspen Review Central Europe.
(Among his books are The Revolt Against the Revolution of the 20th Century on political thought of Frank S. Meyer, and No, Mr. Prime Minister! on experience of being an adviser to the Prime Minister.)
Roman Joch is a member of The Philadelphia Society and of the Center for European Renewal.