Tomáš Krejzar


About Me

Tomáš Krejzar studied forestry at the Mendel University in Brno, Czechia (graduated in 1995) and obtained Ph.D. in tree physiology at the same university in 2001. 

Since 1999, he has been working at the Ministry of Agriculture of the Czech Republic in its Forestry Section. He is the Director of the Department of Forest Policy and Economics. Forest and wood policy, EU and national legislation on placing timber and timber products on the market, forest-related international affairs, staid aid in forestry, forest-related research and communication belong to principal agendas he has been dealing with. He has been active in the European Network Integrate, which is focused on the integration of biodiversity conservation into sustainable forest management, since its establishment in 2017 and was its second chairman. He was a member of the Bureau of the UN Forum on Forests since May 2016 to May 2018. He led the Czech EU Presidency team in the field of forests and forest management twice (in 2009 and 2022). Recently he has been involved in drafting a new Czech national wood policy.