Ondřej Závodský is a lawyer and civil servant. He works as the Deputy Minister of Finance of the Czech Republic. As the head of the legal department, he identified several suspicious contracts at the Ministry of Interior’s Services Department.
He was fired from work and faced various threats for his actions. His activities eventually convinced the Ministry of Interior of the need of a comprehensive audit that uncovered many errors and shortcomings in public contracts. Ondřej Závodský has received the Prize for Courage from the Anticorruption Endowment.