Bohuslav Málek (1953) graduated in 1976 at the Czech Technical University, Mechanical Engineering Faculty in Prague. Until 1992 he worked for Energoprojekt Praha and participated on the design of nuclear and classical power plants. In 1993 with Energoconsult Praha he headed the technical teams preparing ICB under World bank for modernization of Czech power plants. From 1993 to 2000 he worked as project development manager for EPS CR, a private energy services company, and was responsible for conceptual design of a number of energy savings projects. After this company (later renamed to MVV Energie CZ) became a member of MVV Energie AG group, a German utility company in Mannheim, Mr. Málek as head of Technical development dpt was involved in a number of acquisition projects and was responsible for modernization projects at 8 district heating companies in the MVV Energie CZ group.. His engagement at SEVEn (since June 2005) started with district heating modernization projects in Serbia financed by European Agency for Reconstruction. He focuses on district heating system projects, energy audits and renewable energy sources. In 2007 he passed state exam and obtained certificate as the energy auditor and is authorised for developing energy certification of buildings. Besides Czech Republic, Mr. Málek participated in a number of international energy efficiency projects, especially in countries undergoing the transformation process from centralized to market economy.