Aside from serving as the Exchange’s COO, Matej is a member of top management of the Virtuse Group´s investment committee. Matej played a key role in determining the company strategy, while as an part of executive management, he is also responsible for daily operations, the execution of strategic initiatives, and for the operative supervising of the organisation.
He has been involved in the international financial and energy market industry for more than 12 years. After a 10-year career in financial news and media, he helped to establish Virtuse Group from its start in 2006. He participated in creating the wealth management business and investment advisory services in central Europe during his first years with the company.
Matej combined his skills with several years of management experience from international business. He was responsible for establishing and developing emissions, energy, and equity trading businesses, negotiations with new counterparties, analysing new markets, and was a participant in the application process for the global energy exchanges. Besides new partnership negotiations, he was active in energy trading on exchanges such as EPEX Spot, EEX, HUPX or PXE with a traded volume exceeding 1 TWh. He collaborated on the group’s expansion into foreign markets, managed the creation of new entities within Virtuse Group, and later, their integration under the group‘s structure. Matej managed the group´s expansion within the European continent, as well as towards SouthEast Asia.