Dr Sylvie Kotíková is a member of the Department of Economics at the Faculty of Economics of the Technical University of Liberec and the Department of Economics and Management at the Faculty of Social and Economic studies of the J. E. Purkyně University in Ústí n. L., Czech Republic. She specializes in the location of FDI, the interaction of multinational companies in regions and the setting of investment incentives. She got her PhD degree in business economics and management in 2017. Within her studies, she completed internships in the Office of the President of the Czech Republic, and abroad at the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland) and Université Nice Sophia Antipolis (France). As a postdoc, she is the author of 30 professional publications, of which 20 are listed in the prestigious web database Web of Knowledge administrated by Thomson Reuters and 4 in the world database Scopus.