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Strategist, Consultant, Writer, Space, History
and Travel Buff

„My mission is to help others build their stories, messages and skills, thus helping myself to grow with every encounter.“


About Michal

Michal (1982) was born and raised in Bratislava – Petržalka where he resides. He studied surveying at the high school, later on, political science at Trnava University and participated in study visits at Georgetown University and the University of Oslo. He currently pursues his Ph.D. at the Charles University.

Michal is a founder and CEO of Restartup, a company that has been providing consulting and coaching services in the field of political marketing, brand development, and public relations since 2012. His aim is to help businesses and professionals to develop strategies as well as communication and leadership skills. The company operates in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Western Balkans.

Previously he worked in the National Council of the Slovak Republic, as a junior analyst in the Conservative Institute of M.R. Stefanik, as a strategic planner in the MARK/BBDO advertising agency, as a trainer and a program officer in the International Republican Institute, as a member of the Supervisory Board of the SPP-Distribúcia and as a spokesman of the Slovak Investment and Trade Development Agency.

He is a member of the brand council in the Superbrands Slovakia, as well as a member of the European Association of Political Consultants. He used to be a member of the Governing Board of the Collegium Anton Neuwirth.

As a journalist he has contributed to weekly .tyzden since 2016, serving first as an editor and reporter, after 2018 as a contributing writer. He authored and co-authored several studies and publications, amongst them the Draft of the Social Reform (2006), series of reports from Mount Everest Base Camp published in an expedition book (2016) and most recently book Hey, Slovaks! with reports and stories from Slovak America, done in collaboration with renowned photographer Boris Németh. He is also author and moderator of the several broadcasts at .tyzden dedicated to travelspace and smart cities.

He co-founded and has led the local club of amateur astronomers – Petrzalska astronomicka spolocnost, since 1996. He has participated in youth politics since 1999, representing the Christian Democratic Youth of Slovakia at the Youth of the European People’s Party.

He was elected by his neighbors to be their City Councilor in Bratislava-Petrzalka from 2006 to 2010. He initiated the beautification of the public spaces and new cycling routes. In 2008 he was awarded by INEKO for transparent communication with constituents.

After his mandate was over he started volunteering for a couple of local NGOs – Jednotka odusevnenych Petrzalcanov (which he co-founded) and Petrzalsky okraslovaci spolok. As an activist in the Slovak Organization for Space Activities and the NGO Slovak planetariums he fights for building Bratislava’s first planetarium as an educational institution and science and culture hub.




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