Nuclear: a strategic industry serving Europe

20 – 21 June 2023 – Lyon, France

Branislav Strýček – General Director & Chairman of the Board of Directors, Slovenské elektrárne (SE)

Branislav Strýček was re-elected as a member and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Slovenské elektrárne (SE) on 28 June 2021 and is also the General Director of the Company since 1 July 2018. He joined SE in 2005 as the Deputy Chief Financial Officer responsible for the reorganization of the finance department. In 2007, he took over the position of the Chief Financial Officer and member of the Board (since 2009), having responsibility for strategic decisions on investments, acquisitions, divestments and multi-million bank deals, and significantly contributing to a successful comprehensive restructuring of the company after its privatization in 2006.

In 2011, Mr Strýček became the Chief Financial Officer of the International Division of Enel Group, based in Rome, Italy, leading CFOs in multiple countries in Europe and in Russia, establishing strategic and financial targets and spearheading continuous improvement programs. Upon his return to Slovakia, he assumed the position of the Director of Market, Regulatory and Portfolio Management and the Vice-Chair of the Board (2012 – 2016) of SE, managing the sales strategy, business development and regulatory affairs; and leading wholesale and retail business in Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland and Hungary.

Mr Strýček is a member of the Board of Directors of EURELECTRIC, an association representing the European electricity industry. He was a member of the Board of Directors of Elini, a mutual insurance association. Prior to joining SE, he gained considerable expertise in various management positions at Emerson Network Power and Andersen in Slovakia, the USA and Italy.

Mr Strýček received his Civil Engineering degree from the Slovak Technical University in 1997. He became a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in the UK in 2004 and obtained his MBA from the London Business School, one of the world’s foremost business schools, in 2009. He is the first Slovak Chairman of the Board of Directors and General Director of SE since 2006. He is an avid ski mountaineer and climber, marathon runner and Ironman finisher.