Minister of Economy of the Slovak Republic

Peter Dovhun studied at the University of Michigan in the US and at the Faculty of International Commerce of the University of Economics in Bratislava. Prior to his appointment as Minister of Economy, he served as Chairman of the Board of Directors and the Director General of Slovenská eletkrizačná prenosová sústava, Slovakia’s electricity transmission system operator. Before, he held the position of an IT advisor to the minister of finance.

Peter Dovhun has extensive managerial experience, having worked for multinational companies Motorola and Microsoft. He was a member of the Board of Directors of S&T Slovakia, s. r. o., between 2011 and 2013. Working at Gratex International between 2013 and 2018, he was instrumental to the company’s international expansion, first as the managing director for Australia and the Southeast Asia region and later as the company’s CEO and COO. As the CEO of Slovak-US company Tachyum, he was one of the key members of its executive team.

Peter Dovhun also co-founded the Slovak branch of YPO International (formerly Young Presidents’ Organization), a global leadership community of chief executives from 130 countries. He is a mentor under the LEAF Circles programme and a co-author of a Slovak Academy of Sciences feasibility study for the National Supercomputer Centre. Between 2000 and 2014 he worked at the American Chamber of Commerce in Slovakia.