Zdeněk Hřib has been the Mayor of Prague since 2018. He is the first Pirate Party member to be elected as a mayor both in the Czech Republic and worldwide. He graduated in General Medicine at Charles University in Prague. After graduating, Mr. Hřib worked for several organizations as a healthcare IT specialist and consultant. He has been active in the Czech Pirate Party since 2013 and served as the party’s healthcare expert. As the mayor of Prague, he focuses on sustainability, smart city solutions, data-driven city management, transparency and human rights advocacy. In 2019, Prague together with the other V4 capitals – Budapest, Bratislava and Warsaw – founded the Pact of Free Cities in order to defend freedom and democracy and tackle anti-liberal tendencies, inequalities, populism, xenophobia and climate change denial. Prague under his mayorship has adopted the Climate Plan for Prague – a set of specific measures for achieving Prague’s Climate Pledge to reduce CO2 emissions by 45% by 2030 compared to 2010 and to reach climate neutrality by 2050.