David Král

Director, Department of Strategy, Analysis and Planning
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, Prague

Dávid Král graduated from the Law Faculty at Charles University in Prague. He has been Director of EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy since 2000. Since May 2014, he has served as Director of the Policy Planning Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic. He lectured at the Metropolitan University in Prague and at Charles University, Faculty of Social Sciences. During the work of the Convention on the Future of Europe and the Intergovernmental Conference 2003/2004 he was a member of advisory groups of the Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Prime Minister and member of an advisory group on foreign relations to the Vice-Premier for EU affairs before and during the Czech EU presidency in 2009. Since June 2010, he has served as Chairman of the Board of PASOS (Policy Association for an Open Society), gathering think tanks and policy institutes from Central and Eastern Europe and Newly Independent States. His main areas of expertise include the EU constitutional and institutional issues, EU enlargement, European neighbourhood policy, Common Foreign and Security Policy and transatlantic relations.