Our People

Prague College is full of people who are passionate about what they do. Students, lecturers, administrators, our senior managers and founders are proud of the institution that has been built since 2004 through careful attention to quality of teaching and learning, and dedication to working hard to achieve excellent results.

George Allen

Head of School

A member of the Senior Management Group since 2010, George brings his experience as a professional photographer and educator to his role as Head of the School of Art and Design.

Tamara Ayrepetova

Associate Lecturer

Tamara currently lectures in the Foundation Programmes in Business and Computing with a specific focus on subjects related to Economics, Finance and Accounting.

Natasa Babic

Principal Lecturer

Natasa Babic is a journalist who worked for Croatian print media, radio and television in the 1990s. She moved to Iceland in 1998, where she worked as a freelance writer for various Croatian media as well as Icelandic National Radio.

David Babic

Head of IT Services

David works in the IT department at Prague College, ensuring that services required for day-to-day operation of the college keep functioning.

Ronald Barnett

Board Member

Professor Ronald Barnett is Emeritus Professor of Higher Education at the Institute of Education in London, where he was both Dean of Professional Development and subsequently Pro-Director for Longer Term Strategy.

Anna Boguszakova

Associate Lecturer

Anna graduated with a BSc in psychology from Worcester State College in Massachusetts, USA with a deep passion for the subject.

Aleksandar Borisov

Prague College Alumni

Aleksandar completed his Masters in International Management at Prague College and has embarked on a career with the IT specialists, CSC.

Jeff Buehler

Deputy Director, Head of Academic Services

Jeffrey Buehler joined Prague College at its very beginning and was instrumental in each of the phases that have marked its development since 2004.

Alice Buehler

Student Services

Alice originally joined Prague College to help co-ordinate the 2014 'Shared Values' conference. She now works in Student Services.

Michaela Büsse

Associate Lecturer

Michaela Büsse is a design researcher with an interdisciplinary background in media, design and urban studies. She works as an innovation consultant and lecturer for critical and creative thinking.

Theo Carnegy-Tan

Associate Lecturer

Theo is an arts academic and journalist from London who has recently relocated to Prague.

Jorge Carrillo

Associate Lecturer

Jorge Carrillo is currently an Associate Lecturer in the School of Media & IT at Prague College, delivering courses at Masters, Bachelors and HND/Professional level since 2011.

Stefano Cavagnetto

Head of School

Stefano is the Head of the School of Business. He leads the MSc programme in International Management, and is a member of the Senior Management Group of Prague College.

Viktor Cerny

Associate Lecturer

Viktor Cerny graduated with a Master's degree from CVUT (the Czech Technical University).

Peppur Chambers

Associate Lecturer

Peppur is a writer/actor/director who also loves teaching and finds it to be a perfect platform for her talents. She is module leader in Feature Writing for Magazines & Newspapers at Prague College.

Ryan Cole

Associate Lecturer

Ryan Cole teaches design applications and web design at Prague College.

George Cremaschi

Associate Lecturer

George Cremaschi is a composer, musician, performer, curator and teacher.

Paul DeLave

Principal Lecturer

Paul lectures in design history and ideas generation at Prague College. He is a registered architect with experience of a large variety of projects including new construction, historic preservation and large-scale site planning.

Cazim Dervisevic

Associate Lecturer

Cazim Dervisevic is a Bosnian-Herzegovinian documentary filmmaker/videographer and journalist with over 17 years' experience in media and film.

Marie Doucet

Associate Lecturer

Marie Doucet is a French product and environment designer based in Prague.

Veronika Douchova

Head of School

Veronika Douchova is Head of the School of Media & IT. Her main interest is mathematics and its application in both IT and business.

Thomas Draper

Associate Lecturer

Thomas Draper is an Associate Lecturer at Prague College School of Business. He has a wealth of teaching experience both in the UK in various schools and colleges, and in Prague.

Jan Drnek

Associate Lecturer

Jan William Drnek is an Associate Lecturer at Prague College's School of Art & Design. In 1991, Jan founded the HSW signal company, which with time became one of the leading firms in the signmaking business in the Czech Republic.

Rafael Echavarria

Associate Lecturer

Rafael Echavarria is an Associate Lecturer at Prague College School of Business. He has experience in the areas of advertising, marketing and international business and has worked at Ernst & Young as a senior interactive designer and creator for the marketing department.

Barbora Fodorová

Reception and Administrative Support
Bára works as one of our Reception team, providing operational and administrative support for students, teachers, and college staff.

Rachel Forsyth

Board Member

Dr Rachel Forsyth is Principal Lecturer in Curriculum Development and Innovation at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK, and co-author of Identity Crisis: Working in HE in the 21st Century.

Alena Foustkova

Associate Lecturer

Alena teaches the module 'Advertising and Promotion in Business' at Prague College. Originally from the Czech Republic, she is also a Canadian passport holder, having lived for many years in Toronto.

David Friday

Associate Lecturer

David Friday is a Prague-based writer and teacher. He hails from northern Ontario and holds a B.Sc. from University of Toronto and an MBA from Queen's University.

Ondrej Fucik

Associate Lecturer

Ondrej Fucik is an Associate Lecturer with Prague College, teaching units on corporate identity and visual communication. He has been a freelance graphic designer and DTP operator since 1997.

Bruce Gahir

Associate Head of School

Bruce Gahir combines experience in financial systems management with work in international institutions such as HSBC.

Dave Gannon

Associate Head of School

Dave is Associate Head of the Business School, with responsibility for the BA (Hons) International Management, BA (Hons) Applied Accounting and Business Finance and HND Business programmes.

Piercarlo Grimaldi

Board Member

Professor Piercarlo Grimaldi is the founding Dean (Rector), President of the Faculty Council (Academic Senate) and full professor at the University of Gastronomic Sciences in Italy.

Jakub Grosz

Associate Lecturer

Jakub Grosz is a Czech multimedia artist primarily concerned with light behaviour in interactive systems, video, and scanography.

Douglas Hajek


Originally from Edmonton in Canada, Douglas Hajek completed secondary school in Italy and, after working in Canada and Japan, settled in Prague in 1990.

Arshad Hayat

Associate Lecturer

Arshad Hayat gained his Master's degree in Economic Theory with distinction from the international Islamic university in Islamabad.

Masa Hilcisin

Programme Leader

Masa Hilcisin is a filmmaker, producer, lecturer and scholar, who has been working at Prague College since 2009. She holds a BA in Comparative Literature and an MA in European Studies.

Kelly Hoben

Programme Leader

Kelly Hoben is an Associate Lecturer of Prague College School of Art & Design. From 1997 to 2002, Kelly studied at Ohio State University on a National Merit Scholarship with a double major in English and Art Education.

Martina Holubova

Admissions Specialist

Martina joined Prague College in June 2010 after nine years living in the United Kingdom. Since the foundation of the college she has been part of the Admissions team.

Radek Honzik

Associate Lecturer

Radek Honzik joined the Prague College staff in 2012, teaching advanced databases with an additional focus on the logical structure of programming and query languages.

Vit Horky

Prague College Alumni

Vit is the founder and CEO of Brand Embassy, a provider of social-media based customer care services to help businesses manage communications with customers via social networks.

Magdalena Hradecka

Purchasing Manager

Magdalena joined Prague College at its very beginning. After maternity leave she returned, and now works in administration as Purchasing Manager, ensuring that our purchasing processes run well and relationships with our suppliers are kept in good order.

Franco Hüller

Associate Lecturer

Franco Hüller is an Italian visual artist who has experimented in the fields of painting, photography, installations, performances and video art.

Joel Imhoof

Principal Lecturer

Joel has been a lecturer at Prague College since 2011, and has also worked in sales, public relations and advertising both in the USA and in the Czech Republic. 

Anvita Jain

Associate Lecturer

Anvita Jain joined Prague College as Associate Lecturer in the Graphic Design Department in September 2013. She is an artist and graphic designer living and working in Prague, as well as in New Delhi.

Helena Jakoube

Associate Lecturer

Currently a Design Consultant at Prague branding company Hrivnak, Helena graduated from the BA (Hons) programme in Graphic Design.

Jana Jarolimova

Associate Lecturer

Jana is an Associate Lecturer at Prague College’s School of Media & IT, teaching the 'Programming in Java' module.

Zuzana Kaiserova

Associate Lecturer

Zuzana Kaiserova started to work in media in 1999 and spent a number of years working and studying in the United Kingdom.

Azadeh Kangarani

Associate Lecturer

Azadeh Mohammadi Kangarani is a TV producer/director at Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty and a freelance theatre director, actress and producer.

Minoru Kasuya

Board Member

In 1987 Minoru Kasuya joined a project to establish International Pacific College in New Zealand, one of the first private tertiary institutions with degree-granting authority. He was awarded Member of New Zealand Order of Merit in 2000 for his service to education.

Brian Kenety

Associate Lecturer

A contributing editor for Transitions magazine, Brian Kenety is a former Balkans stringer and EU correspondent for the Inter Press Service, Prague bureau chief for Interfax, and reporter for the Czech News Agency and Radio Prague.

Denisa Kera

Associate Lecturer

Denisa Kera is a philosopher and designer working on design supporting open and citizen science projects around the world. She experiments with various creative strategies of public engagement in science by using blockchain platforms, open science hardware, Tarot cards, consumer genomics and food.

Michael Kindernay

Associate Lecturer

Michal Kindernay is an intermedia artist, curator and performer. His audio-visual installations interconnect art, technology and science. He reflects ecological issues through various technological approaches in relation to nature environment.

Petr Knobloch

Programme Leader

Petr Knobloch is a designer, user experience and user interface consultant and design educator.

Larry Koch

Associate Lecturer

Larry Koch teaches a range of business, management, accounting and finance classes as a distance learning lecturer at Prague College.

Alina Kotova

Prague College Alumni

Alina Kotova ia a graphic designer with Brash Brands, an international branding and consulting agency, and is based at their Dubai headquarters.

Krystof Kriz

Associate Lecturer

Krystof spent eight years studying and working abroad, during which time he studied Communication Design and Photography at the University of Applied Sciences in Duesseldorf, and gained his MA with distinction in Visual Communication at the Birmingham Institute of Art and Design.

Michal Kroca

Production Manager

Michal Kroca graduated with a BA (Hons) in Graphic Design from Prague College in 2014 and currently works in the Communications office

Branislava Kuburovic

Programme Leader

Branislava was born in Prijepolje, former Yugoslavia, where she studied theatre directing at the Belgrade Academy of Dramatic Arts before emigrating and resettling in Prague in the mid-1990s.

Daniel Kupšovský

Associate Lecturer

Daniel is a creator of TV and Radio documentaries as well as producer of new media marketing and promotional videos. He graduated from the Academy of Performing Arts Film and TV faculty (FAMU) in Prague in 2006.

Between 2013 and 2017 Daniel lived in London, and worked for clients such as Google UK, Saatchi&Saatchi and the British Library. He gives lectures on Promotional Video Production and guest workshops on Documentary Film making.

Daniel has worked in film, TV, radio and new media for over twenty years, starting with assistant positions in the Editing department of Czech Television (Česká televize). Later, he worked as a Production Assistant with private film productions, then moved to a position of Continuity/Script Supervising on foreign English language films (Chronicles of Narnia, Affair with the Necklace, Shut Up and Shoot Me, King of Thieves) and commercials (VISA, Boots, Weetabix, Smirnoff Ice, Office Max, Fosters). During his film studies he's become a regular Video Editor of a number of TV shows (Kosmopolis, Noc s Andelem…) and commercials (Skoda cars, Allianz insurance, Dacia, Starbucks). He also worked as a Story Editor on the Czech version of the reality show Big Brother, and had been a host of live ENG reports for The Breakfast show of TV Nova.

Sarah Lee

Associate Lecturer
Sarah Lee is an Associate Lecturer at Prague College in the Department of Business. She teaches on the Foundation, HND, BA (Hons) and MSc International Management programmes.

Tuck MacRae

Associate Lecturer

Tuck started his career as a process engineer in the telecommunication industry. After a number of years designing production systems he moved into military and space technologies, with roles ranging from materials and manufacturing manager to senior vice-president. 

Vidhu Maggu

Associate Lecturer

Vidhu is an Associate Lecturer at Prague College School of Business. She is an educationist with a wide range of multi-cultural work experience.

Cristina Maldonado

Associate Lecturer

Cristina Maldonado is a Mexican artist whose background in body movement lends a unique approach to her visual and conceptual experiments with video, sound, collage and performance.

Michal Marianek

Associate Lecturer

Michal Marianek teaches at Prague College School of Art & Design. He is a Czech audio-visual artist, pedagogue, curator and coordinator of cultural events.

Liz Marr

Board Member

Dr Liz Marr is Director of the Centre for Inclusion and Collaborative Partnerships at the Open University in the UK.

Omid Marzban

Associate Lecturer

Born in 1984, Omid Marzban is a multimedia journalist based in Prague, Czech Republic.

Sean McAlorum

Programme Leader

As well as teaching at Prague College, Sean has worked in both publishing and advertising. In both fields, he has managed teams and taken great pride in coaching and seeing junior designers progress, learn and develop.

Mariia Moiseieva

Prague College Alumni

Mariia Moiseieva works at Radio Free Europe in the Marketing & Affiliates Department as the Affiliate Relations Coordinator.

Alexandru Mihnea Moucha

Associate Lecturer

Alexandru Mihnea Moucha has vast experience in the areas in which he teaches: computer networks (LAN, MAN, WAN, WLAN, modern internet technologies, routing and switching, security, design and architecture, audit, communication protocols and their design).

Jan Mucska

Associate Lecturer

Jan began his career 1997 at the Czech car manufacturer Škoda as a prototype designer, mainly working with wood and composite materials.

Marketa Musilova

Associate Lecturer

Marketa is a Czech-born interior designer who has lived and worked in England, USA, Australia and Japan. She has also worked on design projects in Spain and France.

Indira Mustafina

Admissions Specialist

Indira Mustafina moved to Prague from Astana, Kazakhstan at the age of 17 and has been working in Prague College for two and a half years as print manager and as a team member for reception and support services.

Zdenka Myslikovjanova

Accounting and HR
Zdenka has worked at Prague College since its inception, first as an accountant, and - since returning from maternity leave - as HR Administrator.

Ken Nash

Associate Lecturer

Ken is an illustrator, animator, writer, cartoonist and multi-media performer, whose skills encompass the full range of multi-media, including sound recording, audio editing, video, motion graphics, animation, typography, illustration and design.

Michele Nuovo

Prague College Alumni
Michele Nuovo works as Application Manager at Commerzbank, the leading bank in Germany and Poland, where he is responsible for supporting trading and investment applications within the Trading department.

Kiro Nusev

Associate Lecturer

Kiro Nusev teaches in the School of Art & Design as an associate lecturer in Management of Design and Production Process.

Jeremiah Palecek

Principal Lecturer

Jeremiah currently teaches Visual Production and Drawing Techniques, emphasizing not only the importance of technical proficiency, but also how to be a creative individual.

Alexandr Panek

Prague College Alumni

Alexandr studied on the BA (Hons) Fine Art Experimental Media programme, graduating with a very good upper second and subsequently starting a digital interactive agency called 370 CUBE.

Pavla Pauknerová

Associate Lecturer
Pavla Pauknerová is a design theoretician and critic. 
She is currently finishing her PhD at the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague, dealing with the topic of data, information and knowledge visualization in her dissertation work.

Larissa Petryca

Associate Lecturer

Larissa Petryca has worked in Advertising in Australia and the Czech Republic as an Account Manager, Production Manager and Graphic Designer. Currently she works as a freelance Graphic Designer for companies in Prague and Sydney.

David Petryca

Principal Lecturer

David Petryca has been teaching web design classes at Prague College since 2004. He is a qualified Graphic Designer with over 15 years' experience in the advertising and media industry in Australia.

Nela Pochova

Associate Lecturer

Nela Pochova has been teaching and working at Prague College as a project coordinator and lecturer since 2006. She also supports Prague College lecturers with their Czech language.

Gillian Pritchett

Associate Lecturer
Gillian Pritchett teaches at Prague College, in person and virtually. As well as working as a business consultant and running her online business, she is adjunct faculty on MBA programmes at universities in Canada and Holland.  

Andrea Pruchova

Associate Lecturer

Andrea Průchová is a PhD Candidate at the Department of Sociology at Charles University in Prague and Associate Lecturer at Charles University (Institute of Communication Studies) and Prague College (Program of Experimental Arts & Program of Creative Media Production). She is a researcher at the Czech National Film Archive and at Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes.

Jiri Ptacek

Associate Lecturer

Jiri Ptacek lives in Prague and is an independent curator and art critic. Throughout his career he has collaborated with several galleries and art magazines working in the field of contemporary art.

Sherrihan Radi

Principal Lecturer

Sherrihan joined the Business School in February, 2013 as an Associate Lecturer after completing her MSc in Quantitative Finance at Cass Business School in London.

Stuart Rhodes

Associate Lecturer

Stuart Rhodes is an experienced Business, Hospitality and Events academic with 30 years' teaching experience at universities and colleges in the UK, India, France, Germany and Czech Republic.

Lucie Rivera

Associate Lecturer

Lucie Rivera is an Associate Lecturer at Prague College's School of Business. Lucie worked at the college in the Marketing department when it first opened its doors to students in 2003 and returned in 2012 to lecture in the School of Business.

Christophe Saidi

Principal Lecturer

Christophe teaches in the School of Art & Design, specializing in several modules related to audio-visual techniques, and video post-production and editing.

Patrick Scherer

Associate Lecturer

Patrick finished his MSc in Computer Science in 2014. Since 2015 he has taught Computer Systems at Prague College. His main focus is on system security, open-source systems, computer ethics, Internet and privacy issues.

Helena Sebkova

Board Member
Ing. Helena Sebkova, CSc. is Director of the Centre for Higher Education Studies, a Czech public research institute.

Jessica Serran

Associate Lecturer

Jessica Serran holds an MA in Transformative Art from John F Kennedy University in Berkeley, CA and a BFA in Illustration from the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, MI.

Marie Silondi

Associate Lecturer

Marie Silondi works as a Student Services specialist at Prague College, whilst also teaching at undergraduate level in the School of Business.

Pascal Silondi

Principal Lecturer

Pascal has a degree in Cinema from the University of Sorbonne III, as well as DNAP (National Art Degree) and DNSAP (National Superior Art Degree) from the Academy of Art in Aix-en-Provence.

Viliam Simko

Associate Lecturer

Viliam Simko teaches Java, Unix and Object and Component Systems. In the past, he participated in a variety of EU-funded projects as an analyst, developer and IT-consultant. His area of expertise spans a wide range of software engineering-related topics.

Sarka Smrckova

Head of Student Services
Sarka Smrckova is Head of Student Services, offering help and advice to students about academic life, student interest clubs, or life in Prague in general.

Radomir Spok

Board Member

Radomir Spok is the executive director of Europeum - Institute for European Policy. He is responsible for financial management of the organization and leads projects focused on educational and research activities.

Gergana Stankova

Prague College Alumni

Gergana Stankova (formerly Dukova) has been working at DDB Sofia for the past three years, having completed a BA (Hons) in Graphic Design at Prague College.

Bruce Sterling

Board Member
Bruce Sterling is a legendary American science fiction author, best known for his novels and his work on the Mirrorshades anthology, which helped define the cyberpunk genre.

Dima Strapchev

Prague College Alumni

Dima Strapchev is an art director and design consultant at branding company Hrivnak, based in Prague. He completed his BA (Hons) in Graphic Design at Prague College

Pavel Suchanek

Resource Centre Manager

In his position as Resource centre manager, Pavel Suchánek is responsible for the library and e-brary as well as for the lending, maintenance and purchasing of equipment.

Anna Suleymanova

Admissions Specialist

Anna has been a member of the Prague College team since December 2010, where she now works in the Admissions department.

Petr Svarny

Associate Lecturer

Petr Svarny was born in Prague. He currently works as a product manager at a Czech IT company, which enables him to do what he most likes:  teaching others what he has learnt from experience.

Dominik Teiml

Associate Lecturer
Dominik Teiml was born in Prague and grew up as an expat in Moscow, before returning to Prague for high school. He studied for his Bachelor's degree in Maths & Computer Science at Merton College, Oxford.

Barbora Toman Tylova

Associate Lecturer

Barbora Toman Tylová is an Associate Lecturer at Prague College's School of Art & Design. Her work covers an entire spectrum of various graphic activities.

Adela Ublova

Reception and Administrative Support

Adela started work at Prague College in 2012 as a receptionist, providing operational and administrative support for students, teachers, and other college staff.

David Vaughan

Associate Lecturer

David Vaughan is a writer, broadcaster, journalist and university lecturer, who teaches in the BA (Hons) Communications and Media Studies programme at Prague College. 

Barry Veldon

Prague College Alumni

Barry Veldon has worked for Honeywell Aerospace in Prague since 2008 as Director of Customer & Product Support

Dusan Veljkovic

Associate Lecturer

Dusan Veljkovic is a software engineer who comes to Prague College with a wide range of professional teaching experience in the areas of operating systems, programming languages, and research projects.

Alejandro Villamarin

Associate Lecturer

Alejandro Villamarin is an Associate Lecturer and IT enthusiast, specifically, as a backend developer and system administrator with experience in JAVA, Python, PHP and Shell scripting.

Peter Virsik

Associate Lecturer

Since 2007, Peter has been Managing Director of adidas Group Central Europe East (CEE), responsible for the business of both adidas and Reebok. adidas Group currently employs around 480 employees across the CEE region.

Sylvia Vondrackova

Associate Lecturer

Sylvia Vondráčková is an Associate Lecturer at Prague College School of Business, who has found a new meaning to her life in the world of teaching.

David Wadmore

Associate Lecturer
David Wadmore is a visiting Senior Lecturer in publishing design, and runs workshops in typography and design direction.

Alex Went

Head of Communications

Alex Went is Head of Communications at Prague College.

Martin Zet

Associate Lecturer

Martin Zet teaches drawing techniques and processes at Prague College. He is a well-known contemporary Czech artist whose work includes sculpture, performance, poetry, sea drawings, and publishing.

Bohus Ziskal

Programme Leader

Bohus has over ten years' teaching experience: as a guest lecturer he has taught at the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague, the Faculty of Electrical Engineering at the Czech Technical University (ČVUT) and at the Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts (FAMU) in Prague.

doc. PhDr. Jiřina Šmejkalová, CSc.

Academic and Research Development

Jiřina holds a PhD (CSc.) in Sociology from the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences in Prague, and is a Doctor of Philosophy (Linguistics and Psychology) of Charles University. She was appointed Reader in Media and Communication at the University of Lincoln in 2007.