Anna Plechatá Krausová, DPhil.

Chancellor of NEWTON University

As the Chancellor of NEWTON University, Dr Anna Plechata Krausova leads the institution with a vision rooted in global academic excellence and practical application of knowledge. With a DPhil from the University of Oxford, where she has held various roles since, her research expertise spans protest movements, democracy, risk management, and multicultural dynamics with a particular emphasis on business and management contexts.Currently, she is exploring theories of authenticity and leadership in phenomena ranging from protests to marketing.

Dr. Plechata has been instrumental in integrating innovative teaching and research methodologies at NEWTON University, with a particular emphasis on the use of artificial intelligence and personal development to prepare students for the complexities of the modern world, including bringing a practical focus on personal resilience to the university’s educational offerings. A staunch advocate for diversity and inclusivity, she is committed to expanding NEWTON’s global reach and enhancing its English-language programs. Dr Plechata also maintains active involvement in mentoring, focusing on nurturing the academic, professional, and personal growth of her students and colleagues. Her dedication to fostering an entrepreneurial spirit among students exemplifies her commitment to education that bridges theoretical knowledge with real-world application.