Smatana, Martin

Smatana, Martin

Associate Fellow, Health, Economic Growth and Sustainability Programme, GLOBSEC Policy Institute, Bratislava

Martin studied at Oxford and Imperial College in London, where he graduated in health management. He worked in England as an analyst for NHS. He inspected hospitals in the Central Bohemian Region for more than a year. From 2016 to 2020, he headed the Institute of Health Policy. In addition, he was a member of the Supervisory Board of VšZP and the chairman of the categorization commission of specialized medical material at the Ministry of Health of the Slovak Republic. Martin also cooperates with the Association for the Protection of Patients’ Rights and is an advisor to the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs and Family. Martin is the author of several publications and is a member of the European Commission’s social protection committee.


Wednesday 16 June

  • Lessons Learned from the Pandemic: Re-designing Health Care Systems

    How to increase the capacity of healthcare systems? How to finance healthcare innovatively? How has the health crisis catalysed innovation in the health sector? How to make this innovation sustainable, safe, available and affordable for all? How to integrate tech into healthcare solutions to increase their efficacy and provide better and more affordable healthcare?

    • Lengvarský, Vladimír
    • Colombo, Francesca
    • Hanefeld, Johanna
    • Smatana, Martin
    • Grom, Gabriele
    • Wheaton, Sarah


    Grand Hotel River Park