A former President and Director General of the Centre for the New Europe (2002-2005) in Brussels, between 1993 and early 2002, he was the Executive Director of Public Affairs at the Independent Healthcare Association in London where he oversaw the political affairs and public relations of the UK’s independent health and social care sector. In this role he was widely credited as being the major driving force behind the ‘2000 Concordat’ which was described by the Financial Times as the most “historic deal in 50 years of British healthcare”.
Prior to that, in 1991, he was the Head of the Slovak Prime Minister’s Policy Unit in Bratislava where he worked alongside Dr. Jan Carnogursky. In the late 1980s he was the Assistant Director of the Foundation for Defence Studies and subsequently became a Senior Policy Consultant at the Adam Smith Institute. In 1993, he was awarded his PhD from the London School of Economics. A political sociologist specialising in economics, he has taught at a number of academic institutions over the years including teaching post-graduate students Social Policy at London’s Guildhall University and the Economics and Politics of the Future on the Strategic Command Course of Britain’s national Police Staff College at Bramshill. Since 2007 he has been a member of the Mont Pelerin Society.
V roku 1991 bol hlavným ekonomickým a politickým poradcom a vedúcim tímu poradcov predsedu vlády SR Jána Čarnogurského. Na konci 80. rokov 20. storočia bol zástupcom riaditeľa vo
A regular commentator on television and radio, his articles have appeared in the Guardian, Economist, Financial Times, Wall Street Journal Europe and a host of other newspapers around the world. The author of numerous books, monographs and articles he has been published by think tanks that include the Adam Smith Institute, Centre for the New Europe, Fabian Society, Institute of Economic Affairs, Fraser Institute, Libertarian Alliance and the Heritage Foundation.