Karolína Řípová, Ph.D.

Director and manager

Mgr. Karolína Řípová, Ph.D. graduated from Charles University in Prague, where she earned a master's degree in molecular biology at the Faculty of Science and subsequently a doctoral degree at the Faculty of Social Sciences, where she focused on the issue of research and innovation policies. She has been professionally involved in the preparation of project proposals and in the management and administration of international projects for more than ten years. From 2004 to 2006  she worked as a project manager in the Brussels office of the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres. She has supported the preparation of project proposals submitted to the 7th Framework Programme, the Operational Programs of the Structural Funds and the EEA (European Economic Area) Financial Mechanism and Norwegian Financial Mechanism. Since 2006, Karolína Řípová has been the director of the GRANT Garant s.r.o.

Mgr. Markéta Coufalová

International Project Consultant

Mgr. Markéta Coufalová graduated from the Faculty of Social Sciences at Charles University in Prague, branch: European studies. This branch focuses on the functioning of the EU, its institutions, and individual policies. During her studies, she also attended the School of Management of Bath University in Great Britain. Following her studies, she completed a one year internship at the French non-profit organization ALDESS which deals with local development. At GRANT Garant s.r.o., she is responsible for the preparation of project proposals, their management, and related administration. These projects are funded from the various operating programs of the Structural Funds and the EEA Financial Mechanism and Norwegian Financial Mechanism.

Mgr. Klára Hlaváčková

International Project Consultant

Klára Hlaváčková graduated from the European economic integration at the Faculty of Social Sciences of Charles University, Institute of Economic Studies, with a focus on internal market functioning and structural policies. She has specialized in European policies since 2002. Since 2012, she has focused on preparation of project applications, management and administration. Her experience in non-profit area comes from assisting with the preparation and successfull implementation of projects supported from the Structural funds and EEA and Norwegian Financial Mechanism and as a consultant of projects focused on the support of entrepreneurs. At GRANT Garant she works as a consultant on international projects financed from European financial mechanisms.



Amy Hetletvedt

International Project Consultant

Amy Hetletvedt holds a Bachelor of Science in Architecture and a Master’s degree in Architecture from the U.S. Her work has focused on cultural heritage conservation, community architecture and planning, and global practice issues. Among other professional and volunteer positions, Amy has served as a Historic District Commissioner for the City of Detroit and as an editor for the Netherlands-based platform Architecture in Development. Amy has been involved in architecture education projects on three continents. Her writing has appeared in Slate, ArchDaily, trade publications, and academic journals. Her global perspective, project planning experience, graphic communication, and writing skills are put to use at Grant Garant, where she works as a consultant on international projects and on the preparation of project proposals.

Ing. Jitka Jandáková

International Project Consultant

Jitka Jandáková graduated from the University of Economics in Prague, Faculty of Finance and Accounting, majoring in Accounting and Financial Management. Her experience with financial management of projects financed from European funds was acquired during her work as an economist in non-profit organizations, specializing in social services and family policy. She worked as a financial manager in the state administration of individual projects within the Human Resources and Employment Operational Program.
She is a co-author of a number of projects financed from different operational programs of the European Social Fund, which have been successfully implemented in the development of social services, employment, family policy and education.
Ing. Jandáková has been engaged in financial management and administration of projects financed from European funds since 2007 and the processing of project plans and applications since 2009. At GRANT Garant s.r.o. she works as financial manager of projects financed from European financial schemes.

Mgr. Jarmila Přibylová

Team and project assistant

Jarmila Přibylová graduated from the Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University in Prague, majoring in Russian and East European Studies within the Institute of International Territorial Studies. Prior and following her studies she worked in several assistant positions in the state and private sphere. After graduation she worked in non-profit area as administrator of ESF project focused on the development of social entrepreneurship in the Czech Republic and the inclusion of socially excluded people in the labour market. At GRANT Garant she works as administrative and project support of the consultants.