Pavel is currently giving direction to the entire project and motivating the team with his positive attitude every day. He has years of professional experience in economic advisement. For many years he worked in an international consulting firm that managed extensive projects for corporate clientele and in the last five years he led the consulting division in the area of company strategy, mergers and acquisitions. At present he runs his own business, GROWTHGARAGE, oriented toward consulting while evaluating, executing, and financing new business cases. And yet Pavel is a renaissance man and in addition to his professional track he pursues a range of other interests. In the academic sphere he has earned his doctorate in international studies from Charles University, worked as a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at George Washington University, published a book on the topic of American politics in Europe, and taught students at the Faculty of Social Sciences. He has worked with the organization People in Need for a year on their mission in Afghanistan and several other short-term missions. He also plays the violin in the orchestra at Charles University.