After graduating from the University of Economics (in the field of mathematical methods in economics in Prague), Miroslav Singer continued his doctoral studies at the University of Pittsburgh, where he defended his dissertation in 1995 and obtained a Ph.D. During the years 1991–1995 he worked as a researcher and lecturer, later as the deputy director for research at the Economics Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic and at the Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education (CERGE) at Charles University. Starting in 1995, he held important management positions in the financial and industrial group Expandia, where he was also the director of Expandia Holding in 2000 and 2001. In 2001, he joined PricewaterhouseCoopers ČR as a director and remained there until 2005.
From 2005 to 2010, he was a member of the Bank Board and Vice-Governor of the Czech National Bank. From 2010 to 2016, he served as Governor of the Czech National Bank. In January 2017, he was appointed Director of Institutional Relations and Chief Economist of Generali CEE Holding. He has also been a member of the Executive Committee since January 2018. He also serves as the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Generali Česká pojišťovna and Generali Poisťovňa in Slovakia. In addition, he is also the Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Moneta Money Bank. He lectures at the University of Economics. Miroslav Singer has won many prestigious awards, including the “Governor of the Central Bank in Europe” for 2014.