Martin Vokálek studied International Economic Relations and Diplomacy at the Faculty of International Relations of the University of Economics in Prague, and Management in Innsbruck, Austria. His minor was Project Management. He has participated for several years in the activities of the European Youth Parliament and Czech Student Union. He has co-founded the Czech chapter of student transatlantic think-tank European Horizons. He worked at the Institute of International Relations and other institutions. Furthermore, he collaborated in the project of CERMAT and he was also active in the private sector. He is interested in economic issues, European securitya and NATO, war crimes and international law problematic.