External Affairs Director
Michal Kadera is director of external affairs at ŠKODA AUTO responsible for overall lobbying, public/government affairs, political communication, CSR and state aid.
He graduated at the Law Faculty of the University of West Bohemia in Pilsen and completed postgraduate studies at the Faculty of Law of the University of Passau, Germany.
Former Director of the Czech Business Representation to the EU in Brussels (2007-2012), before he served as Head of EU Affairs Unit at Ministry of Education (2005-2007) and as expert on EU law in the Senate of the Czech Republic (2004-2005).
Currently, time permitting, Michal teaches European law and European lobbying at various universities (Economic University in Prague, University of West Bohemia, etc.), publishes about EU and takes part in international conferences.