EOSC Steering Board Vice-Chair, ESFRI-EOSC Task Force, Special envoy on Research infrastructures J. Heyrovský Ιnstitute of Physical Chemistry (CZ), ESFRI Delegate 

Jan Hrušák is senior research fellow (c. 100 scientific papers, 3300 citations) and scientific advisor on European Science policy at the Czech Academy of Sciences, Member of the ministerial board for large research infrastructures and Special envoy for research infrastructures at the ministry. He completed studies in physical chemistry and received PhD (Dr.rer.nat) in 1987 at the Technical University Leuna-Merseburg (Germany), before joined the Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences. In 1990 he moved to TU Berlin to work with H. Schwarz in theoretical chemistry on ionic reactions. In 1995 he accepted the position at the J. Heyrovský Institute of Physical Chemistry, where, after spending one year as visiting professor at the Institute of Molecular Science at Okazaki (Japan), he is working since. Jan Hrušák served two terms in the executive body of the Czech Academy of Sciences, and he has been appointed for two years Director general for research at the Ministry of Education, youth and sport of the Czech Republic (MEYS). He was also appointed to the EOSC Executive board (2018-2020) and is currently member of the EOSC Steering board. He is longstanding member of the European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures - ESFRI, member of the EOSC ESFRI taskforce, and the Czech delegate to ERAC and to the ERA Forum