Speaker of the 40th BACEE Conference – Mr. Radek Dobáš

Mr. Radek Dobáš
Head of Documentary Business Team
Česká spořitelna, a.s.

Radek Dobáš holds a master’s degree in Economics (1995; major in International Trade) from Vysoká škola ekonomická, Praha, Czech Republic.

In 1995 he started his professional career in the International Department of Creditanstalt, a.s. (later Bank Austria Creditanstalt, a.s.) in Praha as a documentary business specialist (1999 – 2001 head of the team). In 2001 he joined Trade Finance Department of Česká spořitelna, a.s. Except for a short intermezzo in its structured trade finance team (2002/2003) he has been loyal to the documentary business, heading the team since 2003.

Radek has been a member of the ICC Banking Commission since 2002. He participates not only in the commission’s regular work (e.g. reviewing and commenting ICC documents), but also by giving lectures and joining panels at the seminars and conferences held by the ICC. His activities within the ICC included, among others, taking part in working groups engaged in translations of ICC documents into Czech language (e.g. UCP 600 and ISP 98) and commenting the draft bill of the Czech Civic Code (with respect to documentary-credit and collection contracts). As a member of the ISBP Consulting Group he actively took part in the ISBP revision resulting in Publication 745.

Since 2004 he has been a member of DOCDEX Group of Experts within ICC Dispute Resolution Services.