Petr Duchoň (born 6 September 1956 in Brno) is a Czech politician and Member of the European Parliament with the Civic Democratic Party, part of the European Democrats and is vice-chair of the European Parliament's Committee on Budgetary Control and its Committee on Transport and Tourism.
He is a substitute for the
Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs and a member of the Delegation for relations with the United States. Eisenhower Fellowships selected Petr Duchon in 2001 to represent The Czech Republic.
Studied physics at Masaryk University (Brno)
Completed postgraduate studies in
vacuum technology at the Czech Technical University, Prague, and a period of study in Heidelberg
Electron lithography research engineer, coherent electron beam source designer
Began political career as Deputy Mayor of the metropolitan district of Brno Bystrc
Was later elected to the city council representing ODS (Civic Democratic Party)
Mayor of Brno Participation in a number of study visits concerning local autonomous authorities
Fellow of the
See also: European Parliament election, 2004 (Czech Republic)