Vladimir has always been fascinated by financial markets. This led him to XTB more than 12 years ago during his university studies and he has not left the firm since. He has worked his way up from account manager in the trading department to head of XTB's offices in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary, which he manages together with his colleague David Šnajdr. He is largely responsible for the exponential growth in XTB's popularity in these countries over the past few years. He focuses primarily on macroeconomic topics in the financial markets and, in addition to long-term investing, he is also involved in trading. Here, his favourite instruments include the German DAX index.