Dr. rer. pol. Oto Potluka
Oto Potluka is Senior Researcher at the Center for Philanthropy Studies (CEPS) at the University of Basel. He previously worked at the University of Economics and Business Administration in Prague. In 1998, Oto Potluka graduated from the University of Economics and Business Administration in Prague. In 2009, he received his PhD from the Faculty of Social Sciences at the Karls University in Prague. During his academic career, Oto Potluka has participated in numerous research and training projects in the field of economic development and evaluation. His main areas of interest include impact evaluations, in particular programmes of European cohesion policy and regional development, with a focus on the role of civil society. Oto Potluka is a member of several international associations in his field of research: the Regional Studies Association, the European Evaluation Society, the Swiss Evaluation Society (SEVAL) and the Czech Evaluation Society (where he was a member of the Board of Directors for four years).