Mr. Petr Kellner

Founder and a member of the Board of Trustees

Petr Kellner is one of the founders of PPF and manages the Group’s strategic development and further direction. Over more than twentyeight years in operation, its history plots the drive, courage and professionalism of a team spearheaded by Petr Kellner as its founder and majority shareholder. PPF Group invests in a number of sectors, encompassing banking and financial services, real estate, telecoms, engineering, biotechnologies, and insurance. It operates in Europe, Asia and North America.

Petr Kellner – both personally and through his companies – contributes to individuals and institutions so that they can carry out educational, health promotion and cultural projects. It is thanks to PPF’s financial contributions that a number of cultural institutions, including the Jára Cimrman Theatre, the Summer Shakespeare Festival, and the Prague Art Week can survive. PPF has provided musical instruments valued at a total of CZK 20 million to the virtuoso musicians of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra.

PPF Art runs exhibition spaces in Prague (the Josef Sudek Studio and the Václav Špála Gallery), manages extensive collections of photographs and paintings, and promotes Czech art in the Czech Republic and abroad. Through its subsidiary CETIN, PPF Group is a technology partner of the Prague Spring Music Festival.

Renáta Kellnerová and Petr Kellner are raising four children together. They are connoisseurs and collectors of fine art. They own, among other things, one of the largest collections of photographs by Josef Sudek. They spend their leisure time actively, mainly outdoors, and engage in various sports, including snowboarding, kiting and biking.

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