CEBRE - Czech Business Representation to the EU

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1000 Brussels





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  • + 32 2/502 80 91 
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Our team

Alena Mastantuono, Director


Alena graduated at the Palacky University in Olomouc and at the Masaryk University in Brno with major in Economics and Public Administration. During her studies she has spent a couple of months at Universities in Lille and Rennes (France) and undergone a traineeship at the European Commission, DG Administration. She wrote her thesis about pension reform at Research Institute of Macroeconomics studies and International Finance in Nice. She worked at the Czech Ministry of Finance on preparations of the Czech Presidency of the Council of the EU. She has been in cooperation with the Czech Chamber of Commerce on long-time bases in matters of European affairs. She publishes and lectures about specific EU issues.



Tomas Hartman, Deputy Director
Tomas obtained Bachelor’s degree at University of West Bohemia and Master’s at University College of International and Public Relations Prague. He spent one semester at the Univesity of Aveiro, Portugal, one month at the University of Caen, France and undergone a traineeship at DG INFSO of the European Commission. From September 2009 to September 2010, he worked for CEBRE offices in Brussels and Prague. Before he has returned to CEBRE Brussels Office in March 2012, he worked for the Department of Environmental Protection at Prague City Hall, where he focused on a project that introduces electric vehicles in Prague.






Sylva Eretová, Project and Policy Manager


Sylva is currently enrolled in Master's degree programme in European Studies at Aarhus University in Denmark. She obtained her Bachelor's degree diploma in the field of International Relations and European Studies at Metropolitan University in Prague. Sylva spent one academic year studying Politics at University of Tampere in Finland. She gained work experience at internships undertaken in the UK and Spain. Sylva speaks fluent English and Spanish. She also has an intermediate level command of French and a passive knowledge of Finnish and Danish.



Ivona Oľhová, Policy Manager


Ivona recently completed her master´s degree in the field of International Relations and European studies, from the Metropolitan University in Prague and she also holds a degree in South East European Studies from the Charles University in Prague. As a part of her territorial specialization, she undertook a research study at the University of Konstanz in Germany as well as exchange study in Zagreb, Croatia. In her graduate thesis she focused on nationalism in former Yugoslavia. Ivona has gained a professional experience as an Intern at the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic where she worked in the Unit of International Cooperation in Energy. She is fluent in English, German, Serbo-Croatian, and to further broaden her language skills she took up studying French.



Lucie Svitáková, Representative of CEBRE in Prague

Lucie has been studying Master´s Programme in International trade at the Faculty of International Relations of University of Economics in Prague, where she also obtained her Bachelor´s degree. During her studies, she focused on International Business Negotiations and Protocol and the topic of development aid, therefore she tried to learn some less traditional languages, such as Chinese. She gained work experience in real estate agency and she dedicates her free time to studying sign language, tutoring and organizing summer camps.




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