Tomas Sedlacek (1977) became known through his book Economics of Good and Evil (OUP 2009) that was translated into 21 languages and won many prestigious prices in economic literature for original philosophical contribution to economics.
He was an advisor to Vaclav Havel, the first president of free Czech Republic. He was listed among the top 100 most influential global thinkers (Top 100 Thought Leaders, GDI).
He was a member of Programme Council for New Economic Thinking of World Economic Forum that meets in Davos and advised EC president Barroso on New Narrative for Europe. He is a sought after speaker, debater and frequent international commentator.
Thomas works for the largest Czech bank as a chief macroeconomic strategist. He often lectures at universities and sits on boards of many non-profit organizations.