Inauguration of the new Dean of FFA

On Friday, April 8, 2022, the Faculty of Finance and Accounting of VŠE Prague celebrated the inauguration of the new Dean Prof. Ing. Petr Musílek, Ph.D.

The Academic Senate of the Faculty of Finance and Accounting has elected the new Dean on Friday, February 25, 2022. The new Dean Prof. Ing. Petr Musílek, Ph.D. has been elected for a 4-year long term, and has commenced running the office from April 1, 2022, until March 31, 2026.

During the inauguration ceremony, professor Musílek had given a speech in which he stated he was proud of the Faculty of Finance and Accounting as it is respected and recognized worldwide. His priorities are improvements to the teaching itself, a differentiated approach toward research and publications, modern management of the Faculty and its promotion, internationalisation, and other improvements.

Professor Petr Musílek is one of the leading experts in the fields of capital markets, investment banking, and financial regulations. He graduated from the Prague University of Economics and Business, majoring in Finance, and afterward obtained his Ph.D. and Professor titles at VŠE. Professor Musílek has been working for FFA at the Department of Banking and Insurance since 1990. Professor Musílek had taken the office of the Vice-Dean for Science, Research, and Ph.D. Studies during the years 2000 – 2003 and 2006 – 2014. From 2014 until 2022 he had been running the office of the Vice-Rector for Research and Doctoral Studies. He was named a member of the Presidium of the Public Audit (PAOB) in 2019. In the past, he had been a member of the Discipline Committee for Social Sciences and Humanities of GA ČR, the Committee of Securities and Consultation Committee of ČNB. Currently, professor Musílek is a member of the Scientific Board of VŠE as well as a member of the Scientific Board of FFA, and a member of the Executive Committee of the journals Politická Ekonomie and Prague Economic Papers.