Helena Horská is Chief Economist at Raiffeisenbank in Prague, and since 2019 has been a member of Raiffeisenbank’s Supervisory Board and Committee for budgetary forecasts at The Czech Fiscal Council. She is an acknowledged economist and monetary policy expert. Helena started her career at Ceska sporitelna (Erste Group) as an analyst in the Research team. She is responsible for economic and financial market forecasting. Mrs. Horská actively contributes to the economic think-thank project “Alter-Eko” and gives lectures on Economics at universities. She is involved in professional and public discussions on economic topics. As part of her Ph.D. studies at the University of Economics in Prague and Advanced Studies Program at Kiel Institute of World Economics, she published research papers on inflation targeting. She received the “Young Economist of 2001” award. Helena’s ambition is to stimulate discussion and search for simple answers to unanswered questions. Her motto is "Fortune favors the prepared mind."