Pavel Hrica

Programme Director, Pontis Foundation

Pavel is a respected expert on corporate philanthropy and fundraising. He leads a team that covers the management of 26 corporate funds and corporate foundations in Slovakia, including Accenture, T-Com, Axa, Lenovo, Dell, Tesco. Companies consult with him on their CSR and giving strategies. He is a member of executive board of the Association of Corporate Foundations in Slovakia. Pavel helped successfully advocate for a unique tax dessignation model in Slovakia and started the Our Town project, one of the biggest employee volunteering events in Europe; a giving portal, Great Country; and the Forum on Corporate Philanthropy.