Chairman of the Executive Board
Vice-chairman od the Executive Board
He was engaged in research and teaching in nanoelectronics, ultra-vacuum technologies, physics of semiconductor structures and quantum heterostructures. He held the positions of vice-dean (1997-2003), vice-rector
(2003-2011) and rector of the Slovak Technical University (2011-2019).
Geographer with pedagogical-research focus on human geography and the development of geographic thought. He works as the Vice-Chairman of the Executive Board of the Slovak Accreditation Agency for Higher Education in Bratislava and as an senior researcher at the Geographical Institute of the Slovak Academy of Sciences in Bratislava.
Members of the Executive Board
A chemist with a pedagogical and research focus on wood chemistry, thermal modification, and fire protection of lignocellulosic materials. He works as the member of the Executive Board of the Slovak Accreditation Agency for Higher Education in Bratislava and professor at the Technical University in Zvolen, where he also held several managerial positions.
Member of the Accreditation Commission of the Slovak Republic and member of the executive board of the Slovak Accreditation Agency for Higher Education. He works as a senior manager of TAX - AUDIT Slovensko, spol. Ltd.,
• University of Economics in Bratislava, major: finance, engineering studies, completed in 1978
• Slovak Agricultural University in Nitra, department: sectoral and cross-sectional economies, doctoral studies, completed in 2004
• MBA (Master of Business Administration) study since 2014 at LIGS University, field: strategic management, completed in 2015
• 1992 – tax advisor exams, certificate number 59/92
• 1993 – expert in the field of Economics and Management, branch: Accounting and taxation
• 1994 – audit exams, SKAU license number 395
• 2002 – certified expert accountant
• 2005 – exam in international financial reporting IAS/IFRS
MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
• Slovak Chamber of Tax Advisors – since 1992
• Slovak Chamber of Auditors – since 1994
• Slovak Chamber of Certified Accountants – since 2002
• Slovak Chamber of Experts – since 2003
• Vice President for Economics of the Slovak Chamber of Auditors in Bratislava from 2000 to 2008
• Vice-Chairman of the Board of the Office for Supervision of Audit Performance in Bratislava from 2008 to 2012
• member of the Accreditation Commission of the Slovak Republic since 2014
• member of the executive board of the Slovak Accreditation Agency for Higher Education since 2019
• EKOPRAKTIK, spol. s r.o., Trnava – manager, partner, since 1994 – present
provision of audit and expert services, economic consulting and bookkeeping, management of the auditors’ team, company management, responsible for the complex management of the audit company, including project management of the teams performing the audit
• TAX – AUDIT Slovensko, spol. s r.o., Trnava – partner, senior manager, since 1997 – present
provision of audit services, economic and tax consultancy, responsible for complex management of the audit company, including management of audit teams for public and private sector clients
A lawyer with a pedagogical and research focus on criminal law, criminology and criminology. He works as a member of the executive board of the Slovak Accreditation Agency for Higher Education in Bratislava and a university teacher at the Faculty of Law of the University of Trnava in Trnava.
Linguist, university professor of general linguistics, university teacher, co-founder and member of the Banská Bystrica Sociolinguistic School.
He lectures at Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica (his home workplace since 1985), at the faculties of universities in Košice, Trnava, Karvina, Olomouc and Prague. It cultivates and maintains professional contacts with several scientific schools and academic institutions and presents its scientific research results in the form of conference papers and publications at domestic and foreign scientific events (Belarus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Croatia, Hungary, Germany, Poland, Austria, Russia, Serbia). During his teaching career, he supervised 130 graduates (of which 5 abroad) and within the professor’s school he supervised 12 successful doctoral students.
Author and/or co-author of 7 book publications, 17 textbooks and exercise books of Slovak for elementary schools, author of 110 scientific studies, 120 professional articles, 28 reviews, 200 expertises and opinions, compiler, or co-author of 38 scientific, professional and artistic publications. Active participant in 96 domestic and international scientific events. Head of the organizational team and co-organizer of 16 international scientific conferences (of which 5 in foreign co-partnership). Responsible researcher and co-researcher of 12 scientific projects. Creator and/or co-author of 8 university study programs. In the database of responses to his scientific research and publication activity, there are 560 identified citation units and responses, of which 170 are abroad.
Memberships in professional societies (selection): international editorial board of the linguistic journal Glottotheory – Akademie Verlag – De Gruyter Berlin, Germany; editorial board of the linguistic periodical Jazykovedný časopis – Jazykovedný ústav Ľ. Štúr SAV in Bratislava (since 1998); Commission for Sociolinguistics accredited to the International Committee of Slavists – Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland (since 2010); Accreditation Commission, advisory body of the Government of the Slovak Republic – Government of the Slovak Republic (2014 – 2019; in the years 2018 – 2019 vice-chairman); Slovak Accreditation Agency for Higher Education – member of the executive SAAVŠ in Bratislava: 2019 – 2021 (1st period), 2021 – 2026 (2nd period).
From publishing activities: author of book publications Interdisciplinary cooperation (Banská Bystrica 2002); Sociolinguistic Aspects of Electronically Determined Communication (Karviná 2009); Rapid reading and thought processing of the text (Banská Bystrica 2011); Theoretical and Applicative Insights into the Dynamics of Spoken Communication / Dynamics of spoken communication in theoretical and application insights (Banská Bystrica 2016); co-author of book publications Language – communication – society (Banská Bystrica 1997); Language in the communication of selected social environments (Banská Bystrica 1999); Language, media, politics (Ed. S. Čmejrková – J. Hoffmannová; Prague 2003); Manipulation-communication and persuasive-communication concepts and others.
Acknowledgments of results and awards (selection): 1985 Prize of the Minister of Education of the Slovak Republic for excellent results in studies at university; 1993 Laureate of Chalupka Brezno ’93 for extraordinary artistic performance; 1996, 2000, 2005, 2009 UMB Rector’s Award in the field of science and research; 2000 Great UMB Gold Medal and others; 2013 nomination for XV. the international congress of Slavists in Minsk (Belarus) and active participation in the event; 2018 nomination for XVI. international congress of Slavists in Belgrade (Serbia) and active participation in the event and others.
Doctor and university professor in the field of internal medicine with a focus on cardiovascular medicine.
Former chairman of the Student Council for Higher Education (2016-2019), member of the Executive Board of the Slovak Accreditation Agency for Higher Education. He is the co-creator and, on behalf of the SAAVŠ executive board, the coordinator of the “Quarter to Quality Education” project, the largest survey to date on the perception of the quality of higher education institutions among university students in Slovakia.
He is the recipient of the Harmónia award, the plaque of the “Honorable Civic Order in Slovakia”, laureate of Talents of New Europe of the CEF Foundation, he was included in the list of young artistic talents EMCY Prize winners. Holder of the plaque St. Gorazda, awards of the Minister of Education of the Slovak Republic.
He studied performing arts and theater management and received a Master of Arts degree from the Faculty of Music and Dance of the University of Performing Arts in Bratislava.