Sedlak - Project Management - Bratislava, Bratislava Region, Slovakia

Miroslav Sedlak

Bratislava, Bratislava Region, Slovakia


Project Management


I am a certified PRINCE2® project practitioner manager accredited according APMG/QMS standards, I am a PRINCE2® Foundation + Practitioner approved trainer for courses in project managment and a P3O Practiotioner. I am offering consultancy and accredited training in Slovak, Czech, English, Russian and Hungarian. I have a Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices
Practitioner certificate.

Work History

Consul for Economic Affairs – Consulate General of the Slovak Republic in Los Angeles

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Slovak Republic

January 2012 - September 2012

Promoting business relations between Slovakia and the West Coast of USA - promoting direct investment and business opportunities in Slovakia, facilitating the expansion of Slovak products and services on the West Coast USA, facilitating cooperation in the area of R&D between Slovak and US entities, identifying and facilitating projects for cooperation between SMEs, identifying partners for Slovak academic institutions for cooperation and facilitating such cooperation. Monitoring the economic and business development on the West Coast USA, monitoring bilateral US relations with countries in South East Asia

Embassy of Slovakia

January 2012 - September 2012

Secretary General

Association of Commerce and Tourism of the Slovak Republic

July 2011 - December 2011

Managing the secretariat of the association, representing the association in various state and public administration bodies, in professional associations, legislative monitoring and analyses, promoting the interests of the association.

Senior teacher

Slovak University of Technology Bratislava The University of Economics Bratislava, Faculty of Applied Languages

March 2010 - September 2012

Teaching communication for specific purposes in English – civil engineering, all economic disciplines (marketing, foreign trade, HR etc.), negotiation, conflict resolution, mediation, specific academic communication skills for PhD. Students.
Scientific research in the field of communication, public relations, conflict resolution, alternative dispute resolution.

Government relations leader

GE Money Central and Eastern Europe

February 2007 - June 2008

Provided strategic guidance and advice on regulatory affairs in Central and Eastern Europe – 9 countries (Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Poland, Germany, Austria, Romania, Latvia, Russia)

External relations director

Provident Financial s.r.o., Czech Republic and Slovakia

June 2003 - January 2007

• member of the Board Directors in Provident Financial Czech Republic and in
• built up and managed the external relations departments in the Czech Republic
and in Slovakia
• spokesperson for the Czech Republic and for Slovakia

Director corporate affairs

Philip Morris Hungary

September 1999 - March 2002

• managed the corporate affairs department in Hungary
• strengthened the political clout of the company within industry and towards

Director corporate affairs

Philip Morris Slovakia s.r.o

January 1997 - February 2003

• built up and managed the corporate affairs department in Slovakia
• spokesperson for Slovakia

Deputy director of the department of international organizations

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Slovak Republic

January 1996 - December 1996

• managed the units dealing with international organization of the United Nations

• developed younger colleagues – introduced to the specifics of multilateral

2nd secretary

Permanent Mission of the Czech and Slovak Federal Republic (as of 1993 of the Slovak republic) at the united Nations in New York

August 1991 - January 1996

• press and public relations officer, protocol officer
• cultural attaché responsible for the Czech and Slovak communities in the Tri-
State Area
• UN Security Council, Third and Fourth Committees of the UN General
• UN peace-keeping operations, sanctions committees of the UN Security

desk officer

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Czechoslovakia, Prague

May 1991 - August 1991

Desk officer at the Interpreting and translations department

Senior lecturer of English and Russian & various linguistics disciplines

Economic University in Kosice, Technical University in Kosice, Faculty of Arts of P.J. Šafárik University in Prešov

August 1978 - April 1991

Egri Dohánygyár

Qualifications & Certifications

Filozofická fakulta Prešovskej univerzity v Prešove

Gymnázium Šrobárova 46, Košice

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