Education: MUDr. Alan Svoboda graduated from the Faculty of General Medicine at Charles University in Hradec Králové in 1986. Experience: After finishing the internship as a postgraduate doctor at the Central Military Hospital in Prague, he worked as a houseman at the Department of Anaesthesiology and Resuscitation at the Hospital in Kladno, at the same time from 1992 he worked as a practitioner at the Emergency Rescue Service in Kladno and as a practitioner at the Mine Rescue Service, later as a practitioner of the assistant service for Elvia Czech Republic, a travel insurance company. He worked as an anaesthesiologist at the Plastic Surgery Clinic in Prague. In 2003 – 2008 he worked as an anaesthesiologist at the Heart and Vessel Surgery and Hand Surgery Clinic in Bad Neustadt, Germany. He was awarded the first and second degree specialised diplomas in anaesthesiology and resuscitation. He is a member of the Czech Medical Chamber, the Czech Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Bavarian Medical Chamber, German Ayurveda Society. Except for anaesthesiology, he deals with the system of Ayurvedic medicine; he has been doing some courses and does classes in Bad Ems and Regensburg, Germany. He can speak German and English.