Václav Kopecký is Research Fellow of AMO Research Center in the areas of Chinese foreign and environmental policy.
He graduated from the Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University in Prague, with a Bachelor’s degree in Area Studies. He then completed a Masters in Modern Chinese Studies at the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom. He also spent a year studying at Tsinghua University in Beijing and at the University of Kent in Canterbury, United Kingdom.
He worked in AMO as the coordinator for the project How to teach about climate change?; the deputy coordinator of the Prague Student Summit; and an office manager. In 2017-2019, he was the Vice-Chairman of AMO Supervisory Board.
Within the AMO Research Center, he has worked on the Asia program and contributed to certain research projects, he has been AMO Research Fellow since 2013. Whilst at the University of Nottingham, he coordinated an educational project on community development, which aimed to change the attitude of the local Chinese residents towards the council services.