Richard Sulík

Richard Sulík

Minister of Economy and Deputy Prime Minister for Economics, Slovak Republic

Mr Sulík is currently the Minister of Economy and Deputy Prime Minister for Economics. Prior to these positions, he was a member of the European Parliament from 2014 to 2019. From 2010 to 2014 he was a member and speaker of the National Council of the Slovak Republic.

From 2009, Mr Sulík is the leader of the political party Freedom and Solidarity.

In 1991 he founded FaxCopy, a.s., and was a co-owner and chair of the board of directors until 2001. In the coming years, he became an Advisor to the Minister of Finance from 2002 to 2003, Adviser to the Minister of Labour, Social Affairs and Family from 2005 to 2006 and Adviser to the Minister of Finance again from 2006 to 2007.

He holds a degree in Taxes and tax counselling from the University of Economics in Bratislava, a degree in Business Economics from Ludwig-Maximilian-Universität in Munich and a degree in General Physics from Technische Universität in Munich.