Richard Brabec

Czech politician

Richard Brabec
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Deputy Prime Minister of the Czech Republic
In office
13 December 2017 – 30 April 2019
Prime MinisterAndrej Babiš
Preceded byPavel Bělobrádek
Succeeded byAlena Schillerová
Minister of the Environment
In office
29 January 2014 – 17 December 2021
Prime MinisterBohuslav Sobotka
Andrej Babiš
Preceded byTomáš Podivínský
Succeeded byAnna Hubáčková
First Deputy Prime Minister of the Czech Republic
In office
24 May 2017 – 13 December 2017
Prime MinisterBohuslav Sobotka
Preceded byAndrej Babiš
Succeeded byJan Hamáček (2018)
Member of the Chamber of Deputies
Incumbent
Assumed office
26 October 2013
Personal details
Born (1966-07-05) 5 July 1966 (age 56)
Kladno, Czechoslovakia
(now Czech Republic)
Political partyODS (1991–1997)
ANO 2011 (2012–present)
Alma materCharles University in Prague

Richard Brabec (born 5 July 1966) is a Czech politician, who served as the minister for the Environment from 2014 to 2021, and deputy prime minister of the Czech Republic from 2017 to 2019.

Career

A former manager in the chemical industry (Unipetrol, Spolana Neratovice and Lovochemie), Brabec first entered the Chamber of Deputies in October 2013, elected for ANO 2011.

In January 2014, he became the Czech Minister for the Environment, in the government of Bohuslav Sobotka,[1] and remained in this post under Prime Minister Andrej Babiš until December 2021. From December 2017 to April 2019 he served as the Deputy Prime Minister of the Czech Republic.

References

  1. ^ "Richard Brabec" (in Czech). Government of the Czech Republic. Retrieved 1 June 2014.
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