The chairwoman of The Bakala Foundation board of trustees is a manager and entrepreneur Michaela Bakala. She is also the president of the board of trustees of Fondation Zdenek et Michaela Bakala in Switzerland and a member of the executive committee of Vaclav Havel Library. While studying at FAMU (Film and TV School of Academy of Performing Arts) in Prague she participated in the production of the International Film Festival in Karlovy Vary. She worked in public relations for the Motokov Group (1998-2000), and afterwards was the spokeswoman and director of the PR department of one of the Czech Republic’s two leading political parties, Civic Democratic party (ODS) (2000-2003). She is married to Zdenek Bakala, with whom she has four children. They have been living in Switzerland since 2009. More about Zdenek and Michaela Bakala Philanthropy.