Vladimir Tomsik graduated from the Faculty of Economics and Public Administration and the Faculty of Finance and Accounting at the University of Economics, Prague, and the Faculty of Social Sciences at Charles University, Prague. He has PhDs in Economic Policy (from the University of Economics, Prague) and Economics (from Charles University, Prague). In 2004, he qualified as Associate Professor at the Faculty of Finance and Accounting at the University of Economics, Prague.
From 1997 Vladimir Tomsik worked as special assistant at the University of Economics, Prague. In February 2000 he became an analyst in the Macroeconomic Analysis Team of the Chief Economist at Komercni banka. From September 2000, he worked as Chief Economist at the financial and consulting group Newton Holding. Between 2004 and 2006, he was also head of the Economics Institute at Newton College. From September 2005 to his appointment as CNB Bank Board member he held the post of deputy head of the team analysing the rules for multilateral trade and investment agreements at the World Trade Institute in Switzerland.
Between 1997 and 2005 Vladimir Tomsik lectured on Economic Policy and Macroeconomic Analysis and Forecasting at the University of Economics, Prague, Charles University in Prague and Newton College in Brno. He has studied and worked in Ireland, Germany, the United States and Switzerland. He regularly speaks and publishes on monetary policy and macroeconomics at home and abroad.