Liberty means responsibility
Petr Kopecký was born on the 30th of July 1970 in Prague. He graduated from an engineering high school and then enrolled at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of the Czech Technical University in Prague, however, he never finished his studies. In 1989, he took an active part in the Velvet Revolution, among other things, he also distributed leaflets inviting people to the November 17th demonstration. In 1991, he joined the newly-established Civic Democratic Party. He worked as a manager of the party in Prague 5 district, was responsible for a country-wide election campaign, served for three years as an assistant to an MP and between 1996 and 2004 was a member of the municipal assembly in the Stodůlky district. Professionally he worked in various enterprises, mostly as manager. At present, he works as an investment consultant and no longer takes an active part in politics.