Jiří Karásek (1980) graduated from the Faculty of Civil Engineering at the Czech Technical University in Prague in 2005, continued his doctoral studies at the same faculty and, in 2012, successfully defended his doctoral dissertation on Energy Efficiency Modelling during the Building Life Cycle. He attended a one-year internship at the Fachhochschule Oldenburg in the Federal Republic of Germany. In FRG, he also worked for a private company, where he participated in the development of a computational tool for return on energy requirements of buildings. After his return, he worked at the State Environmental Fund in the Department of Program Strategies of the Green Investment Scheme section as a RES and energy savings specialist for two and a half years. He has been working for SEVEn since 2012. He participates to a number of national and international projects and specializes in the construction and low-energy buildings sector in terms of subsidies and support programs, economic aspects of reducing energy consumption in buildings and greenhouse gases, and implementing building related legislation.