Grinity - Roztyly

Who we are

Grinity continuously contributes to the development and improvement of the places where we live and work. The company provides a comprehensive portfolio of services focused on technical and environmental consultancy, and sustainable development in the construction and real estate market, while being one of the most significant innovators for more than 20 years.

International experience, professionalism, high technical knowledge associated with commercial overlap and client approach enable a team of more than 100 consultants with offices in Prague and Bratislava to deliver eminent projects not only in the region of Central and Eastern Europe.

100+Consultants
11 mil.EUR2021 Revenue
2500+Projects
Projects in45+countries

Our team

Pavel Čermák

CEO

Pavel has been the heart and soul of the company since the times of Beard Dove. With more than 25 years of experience, he can be called a real estate matador. Pavel has built a team of respected experts in various technical specializations. Thanks to this, Grinity can offer a comprehensive portfolio of services delivered to the client by the best international practice in the field. Pavel likes to travel and collect maps.

Zdeněk Trejbal

Executive Director

Zdeněk is core member of Grinity (formerly EC Harris and Arcadis) since 2001. Thanks to his leadership skills and professional approach, he holds the position of Executive Director and Project Management Team Leader. His long-term project experience involves the management of large and complex development projects and Contract Solutions advisory. As a passionate cyclist, Zdeněk often rides his bike to work.

Radka Vychroňová

CFO

Radka is a Proxy and member of the core leadership team. As company CFO, she leads the entire finance function. She is strongly business and result oriented, always "one step ahead", but also passionate about developing talents and looking after their personal growth within the Finance team. Outside the office, you can often meet her in the mountains - Radka is a big fan of mountaineering and rock climbing.

Jan Podzimek

Sector Leader Advisory & Transactional Services

Jan is respected in the Advisory & Transactional sector and recoginzed within the international as well as local Investment community. He holds the Proxy position. Joining the company in 1998 brought him a broad experience as a Project manager / Building surveyor in the commercial business. Jan’s team delivers the complete technical transaction advisory services within the CEE region. In addition, Jan enjoys typical old-school male favourite hobies like cleaning, ironing, cooking etc.

Marian Heckl

Branch Director SK

Marian is a Senior Project Manager who has been leading our Slovak branch since 2006. The advantage of his gained construction industry experience has been utilized on behalf of the success of forthcoming projects. His team ensures the project delivery on various Slovakian development projects across all sectors. His mentoring continues in his private life - Marian is coaching the floorball team.

Lenka Matějíčková

Sector Leader Sustainability

Lenka is a highly experienced and passionate Sustainability Consultant and M&E Engineer in charge of the most comprehensive Sustainability team in the Central Europe, with more than 30 experienced professionals, which has won several sustainability awards. Lenka is also skilled ballroom dancer and loves her high-tech kitchen.

Jakub Pavelka

Sector Leader Commercial Developers

Jakub leads the Project Management team focusing on the commercial developers' portfolio while being a key person during the overall project execution. During his career, Jakub has participated in several significant and exceptional construction and acquisition projects across the world. He also shows his skills as a host of the Grinitalks podcast series. Traveling and any kind of sport are Jakub's primary hobbies.

Martin Doležal

Sector Leader Automotive, Environmental

Martin is a Project & Program Manager with long-term experience in various International Programs. Over the years Martin has developed an Automotive team with European coverage on large Automotive Retail Programs as well as Landmark Manufacturing Facilities. Being the International Ambassador on our team Martin enjoys to meet new people, especially on the Golf Course or Beach Volleyball court.

Tomáš Buchal

Sector Leader Industry & Technology

Tomáš is an experienced Project Manager specializing in the end-to-end execution of construction projects using traditional methods or the BIM platform. He has broad experience in the construction industry, which he can apply to all the industry & technology projects of his team operating across the CEE region. Tomáš rises to any challenge, including extreme sports, exotic traveling, or motorcycle riding.

Jana Pokorná

Marketing & Communications Manager

Jana is a skilled Marketing Manager with a focus on digital marketing and brand management, helping the company to position itself as a leader in the field and find the right tone towards the clients and employees. Her agile working approach never lets her miss any of the new marketing trends to be implemented. Last but not least, she is a passionate traveler and music lover.

Eliška Freudlová

Office Manager

Eliška is a stable point of the company since its begininng on the Czech market. Her role of Office Manager covers all areas of the office operation, including the maintenance and improvement of the Quality, Health & Safety a Environemnetal management systems. Her skills (among others) include singing, which Eliska enjoys at performances with the chamber womens choir.

Jitka Machálková

HR Manager

As a proper HR Manager, Jitka is an empathetic and people-oriented person with a focus on their needs, development, and well-being. She emphasizes the development of a company culture with open communication, team spirit, and respect for individuals. Jitka's energizers are new opportunities, innovations, family, and sports.

Our values

People first

People are our foremost priority. We respect each other and create a work environment that contributes to development, job performance, and success. Grinity builds on proven values in corporate culture and well-being. The company develops and internally shares its top know-how within a construction consultancy and offers the opportunity to participate in leading domestic and international projects. The company’s headquarters are in the center of Prague, at LEED Platinum and WELL H-S certified offices. Grinity’s internal program supports the growth of individual employees and the creation of cohesive team. This approach allows us to maintain a stable working environment built on long-term employees (15+ years).

Company culture

At Grinity, we support the development of a company culture in which our people can grow, work and cooperate in creating an environment of openness, care and respect. An environment where everyone can succeed and express our values in the workplace with the same approach as Grinity does within its business activities. We know that we can develop the most innovative ideas by working with different people who bring diverse perspectives. Diversity increases our competitive advantage and contributes to the strength of our company.

Integrity

Grinity work to the highest professional and ethical standards. We build trust by being open, honest and responsible. We express our principles as a set of obligations to the company, clients, employees and business partners, defined by internal rules of ethical and anti-corruption practices. These rules are binding on all our employees and are reflected in everything we do.

Sustainability

Because sustainability is a core value and a strategic driver of our business, we strive to apply the principles of sustainable development in all our operations. We are constantly looking for new sustainable solutions for our operational activities within a balance of social, economic, and environmental value. For example, by promotion of environment friendly technologies, management of environmental aspects, permanent efforts to prevent adverse environmental influence or prevention of emergencies in order to limit the negative impact on the environment.

Diversity

Grinity considers its employees essential capital and respects their human and labor rights. Every employee at Grinity has equal opportunities for personal recognition and career growth, regardless of unique background or faith. The same policy is being applied when recruiting staff. An important part of this policy is selecting, rewarding, and supporting people who share Grinity’s values – people first, client success, honesty, cooperation, and sustainability.

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

We commit to contributing to the well-being of communities and society through various environmental and social measures, which define who we are as a team. Our efforts are environmental and sustainable initiatives, charity work, and ethical labor practices. Planting trees, promoting sustainable transport, or social assistance are just fragments of what we as a company find essential.

We work as one team and bring innovative solutions tailored to the uniqueness and success of our clients. We document all these aspects thanks to our ISO 9001, 14001 and 45001 certifications.

ISO 9001

LL-C (CERTIFICATION)

Quality Management

ISO 14001

LL-C (CERTIFICATION)

Environmental Management

ISO 45001

LL-C (CERTIFICATION)

Occupational Health and Safety

Our journey

1993

Beard Dove establishment - a small Czech subsdiary focusing on Project Management.

1999

The British consulting company Capita takes over Beard Dove. This is how Capita Beard Dove is being established.

2001

The premium British company EC Harris, founded in 1911 as one of the first consultancy companies in the field of Cost Management, enters the Czech market and buys Capita Beard Dove, followed by the establishment of EC Harris s.r.o.

2009

EC Harris becomes a global company named EC Harris Built Asset Consultancy.

2011

A global merge between Arcadis N.V., a Dutch engineering firm focusing primarily on the environmental and infrastructure sectors, and EC Harris Built Asset Consultancy, focusing on commercial development. Arcadis CZ is formed in the Czech Republic (SG Geotechnics Division, Bohemia Plan Division, EC Harris Division, Organizational Unit Slovakia, Geofos).

2015

The separation of the EC Harris division from ARCADIS CZ leads to the establishment of an independent company called Arcadis Czech Republic under the Arcadis corporation.

2022

Arcadis Czech Republic s.r.o. changes its name to Grinity s.r.o. with a new ownership structure; the company is newly owned by local management. Grinity continues in close cooperation with Arcadis as a preferred partner for CEE.