Executive Committee

UHY Hacker Young LLP
Quadrant House
Thomas More Street
Thomas More Square
London E1W 1YW
T:020 7216 4607
E: l.hornan@uhy-uk.com

Professional qualifications

  • Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (1978 - ACCA,
    1983 - FCCA)
  • Fellow of the Insolvency Practitioners Association (1978)


Ladislav Hornan - Chairman

Born in Prague, Ladislav came to London in 1968 where he completed his education and professional qualifications. He has specialised in insolvency and corporate recovery since joining UHY Hacker Young in 1974. He was elected Managing Partner in 1995 and continues to hold this post; he also held the position of Chairman of UHY International twice, and continues to serve as a Board Director since 1995.

As an Insolvency Practitioner, Ladislav has UK as well as international experience in the assessment of the financial position and viability of businesses in difficulties, of monitoring business progress following the implementation of recovery programmes and of acting as a formal insolvency Office Holder of failed businesses. Additionally, he has experience in dealing with complex fraud cases assisting UK government agencies (SFO and HMRC).  

As Managing Partner for nearly 20 years, Ladislav has gained valuable experience in all aspects of professional services including audit and practice management, regulatory issues and risk management.

Over the years Ladislav has also pursued interests of a charitable nature, and in 2005 he was awarded ‘Gratias Agit’ by the Czech government for promoting the good name of the Czech Republic abroad through his numerous activities, for example, many years of involvement with the English College in Prague.


2008 to date: Chairman of the Czech British Chamber of Commerce
1989 to date: Treasurer (1989) then Chairman (1993) of the British Czech & Slovak Association, and now President (1998 to 2014), and now Vice-President (UK Registered Charity)
2010-2013: elected to The Council of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (500,000 members and students worldwide)
1994-2009: Governor of the English College in Prague (Founded by UK Registered Charity); Vice-Chairman of the Governors in 1999 
1995: Freeman of the City of London and a Member of the Worshipful Company of Upholders (Livery Company)







Tereza Urbankova - PR & Communications

Tereza is a PR, communications and marketing professional with over 18 years of experience and proven success in industries such as hospitality, retail, IT, defence, broadcast, logistics and engineering. At the start of her career, Tereza also worked at the Diplomatic Protocol, Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 

Over the years, Tereza has delivered several award-winning communications programmes and successful projects in the areas of internal/external communications, media relations, social media management, brand management, online marketing, crisis communications, acquisitions, culture change, employee engagement, and others.

After having lived and worked in the UK for 12 years, Tereza relocated to Germany in 2018 and now works as Head of Global External Communication, Animal Health, for Boehringer Ingelheim.

Originally a linguist, with a Master’s Degree in English and Spanish from the Masaryk University in Brno, she also currently contributes to the Czech & Slovak Leaders Magazine, Thrive Global and occasionally provides PR and communications consultancy services to organisations both in the UK and the Czech Republic.





Marek Abraham - Membership

Marek was born in Prague but grew up in Vienna and Bratislava.

He holds a Bachelor's degree with honours and distinction in Business Administration from Les Roches International School of Hotel Management in Switzerland. During his studies, he completed various internships with Four Seasons Resort in Provence, France and with Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Prague, Czech Republic.

After graduating, he joined Four Seasons Hotel in the Hampshire countryside, where he's held different management positions. In his current role as Front Desk Manager, Marek is primarily responsible for overall guest satisfaction and overseeing the management of Front Office operations.

Volunteerism and participating in extracurricular activities has always mattered to Marek. Since his times in Les Roches, he has enjoyed taking on numerous roles across the student government body as four times re-elected Class President, Student Ambassador and served as VP of Eta Sigma Delta International Honor Society.

Since 2013, Marek has been in charge of planning and executing the annual Terry Fox Run of Hope on behalf of Four Seasons UK Collection, raising over £100,000 annually for cancer research.

In his spare time, Marek enjoys playing tennis and he's an avid traveller.




Tereza Anteneova-Matysova - Events

Tereza is a former news reporter, TV presenter, radio broadcaster and a current PR professional with over 18 years of experience as a media expert.

She is a founder of MP Associates of London Ltd, media consultancy which covers media and presentation skills training, PR and life and business coaching. She works with Government Legal Department in London and SMEs in UK and Europe.

Tereza is a board member of the British Association of Women Entrepreneurs. She is also a fellow at the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts (RSA), Manufacturers and Commerce.

During her 13 years with Czech Prima TV, Tereza worked closely with and interviewed Czech and world politicians on a daily basis. She accompanied the Czech Prime Minister to the White House to cover his Presidential meetings, and asked President Barack Obama questions for her news channel both in the Oval Office and during his state visits to Czech Republic. 

In her role with Czech Prima TV, Tereza created independent reports for daytime TV programmes, completed regular voiceover work and has written political and women's columns for magazines and political interest websites.

Tereza is currently working on a series of children's books which are fun and educate children about friendship, loyalty and environmental issues.

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David Major - Treasurer

David was born in Slovakia but grew up in South-west England.

He holds a Bachelor’s degree with honours in Management Studies and Politics from the University of Leicester. During his studies, he completed various internships in London and Shanghai in corporate finance and recruitment.

After graduating, he started studying towards his Charted Accountancy qualification, where he's worked on audit and accounts assignments for a wide range of clients in London and the East Midlands. In his current role at UHY Hacker Young in London, he primarily works on audit assignments for a variety of SMEs.

In his spare time, David enjoys watching football and ice hockey and has competed in several regional level powerlifting competitions.



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