Milena Hrdinková

Head of Communications at EUSPA – EU Agency for the Space Programme

Ms. Hrdinková has been actively involved in international relations and EU affairs during her entire career. She has represented the Czech Republic in EU institutions such as ECOFIN and other international bodies; she had also worked on implementing EU law into the Czech legislation prior to the Czech Republic’s accession to the EU, served as a national expert in the European Commission, and chaired an EU Council’s working group during the Czech presidency of the EU.

Until January 2019, she had been employed at the Ministry of Finance where she held expert and managerial positions such as department director at the Office of the Minister of Finance and advisor of the Deputy Minister of Finance for Taxes and Customs, and she had also directed the International Relations and Financial Markets section. She specializes in fiscal relations and development assistance and she has served as an external expert for the International Monetary Fund.

She also occasionally teaches at the University of Economics in Prague.