Tomáš Sedláček

Author of Economics of Good and Evil, Philosopher of Economics, Goverment advisor
Tomáš Sedláček, Ph.D. (born 1977) became known through his book Economics of Good and Evil (OUP 2009) that was translated into 21 languages and won many prestigious prizes in economic literature for original philosophical contribution to economics.

He is a former advisor to Czech revolutionary president Vaclav Havel. 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 the World Economic Forum and advised then European Commission president Barroso on New Narrative for Europe.

In March 2020, he joined the Economic Advisory Team for the Central Crisis Staff, which is included in the system of the National Security Council under the Czech Republic's Government. He is a sought after speaker, debater and frequent international commentator.

He lectures at Charles University and sits on boards of many non-profit organization.

Session : Opening Keynote: War Economy