Prof. Vladimír Šucha, the Director-General of the Joint Research Centre
Prof. Vladimír Šucha is the Director-General of the Joint Research Centre. He has held numerous professional positions, including: the Director at the Directorate General for Education and Culture, European Commission (2006-2012), the Director of the Slovak Research and Development Agency (2005-2006), the Principal advisor for European Affairs for the Minister of Education of the Slovak Republic (2004-2005). At the same time he has a long-term academic background – a full professorship of the Comenius University in Bratislava and lecturing at different institutions in many countries. He is the author of about 100 peer reviewed publications.