Head of the Czech Stock Exchange at the 29th Economic Forum in Krynica

Petr Koblic, CEO of the Prague Stock Exchange, President of the Federation of European Securities Exchanges (FESE) and Chief Financial Officer of the Vienna Stock Exchange will be the guest of the next Economic Forum. He last visited Krynica in 2014.

During the upcoming edition of the Economic Forum in Krynica, Petr Koblic will speak in a debate Integration of Capital Markets in CEE, New Opportunities, New Challenges, during which he will discuss current – supposedly promising – perspectives for cooperation of capital markets in the region. Partners in the discussion for the CEO of the Czech Stock Exchange will include Peter Kubrický, CEO of the Slovakian Stock Exchange or Jacek Socha, Vice-President of PwC Polska.

Petr Koblic graduated from the University of Economics, Prague. He holds a local securities broker license and has been granted a Series 7 license for brokers in the United States.

He started his professional career in 1993 at the one of the oldest Czech banks – Živnostenská banka. At that time he was a money market dealer. In 1997 he was promoted to the position of Deputy Director of the Treasury Department. In 1997-1998 he worked at Patria Finance, where he managed the sales. In June 1998 he moved to CA IB Securities, where he was responsible for commercial activities. In 2000 he became a Member of the Management Board of the CA IB, and in 2002 he became its president. After the acquisition of CA IB Securities by HVB Bank in 2003, he worked for one year as Director of Private Banking and Asset Management Division of the of HVB Czech Republic.

Until 2004, he was a Member of the Board of Directors of the Czech Capital Market Association (AKÁT). From 2001 to 2007, he was a member of the board of directors of the Czech Investor Compensation Fund. From 2006 to 2009 he was a Member of the Board of Directors of CMC Graduate School of Business and from November 2007 to the present he is a Member of the Board of Directors of Unicorn College.

Petr Koblic was elected CEO of the Prague Stock Exchange in September 2004. In 2012 he became a Member of the Board of Directors of CEE Stock Exchange Group AG, he is also a Chairman of the Board of the Central Securities Depository, Chairman of the Power Exchange Central Europe Chamber and a Member of the Board of Directors of Wiener Börse. In 2018, he was appointed President of the Federation of European Securities Exchanges (FESE).