Since 1973 he has been engaged in the field of energy, namely gas industry. He used to work in Transgas and Directorate-General of Czech Gas Enterprises. In 1992-3 he was deputy minister responsible for energy. He represented CR in several international organizations (United Nations, the Hexagonal). After leaving the public service he has worked as an independent consultant for energy policy and gas industry. He publishes in a web magazine Česká pozice.