Karel Barták

Karel Barták

Karel Bartak (Czech Republic) is currently the Head the Creative Europe-Culture Unit within the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) of the European Commission. He started his career with the Czech News Agency and worked in various media, also acting as a permanent press correspondent in Moscow and Paris. He then became chief correspondent of the Czech News Agency in Brussels, where he was also a reporter for various other media. He joined the European Commission in 2006 as Head of Unit for Youth Policy within the Directorate General for Education and Culture (EAC); between 2007-2013 he was in charge of the communication department and till 2017 of the department responsible for coordinating the Creative Europe programme.