Karol Vesely, 60, is the Green Party of Canada candidate for Kitchener Centre. Karol was born in Bratislava, in the former Czechoslovakia and is both a pilot and a doctor.
Karol studied natural healing methods in Switzerland, Austria and Germany. In 1983, he became a Swiss Holistic Naturopath and opened his own practice which he operated for 21 years. Karol has lived and practiced holistic naturopathy in Kitchener, Ontario for the last 14 years.
Karol also attended Karl's University of Musical Art in Prague with a major in Film Direction and worked as an Assistant Director with National TV and produced documentary films. He worked as a Film Director with the Slovak National Movie Industry until 1979, when he moved from the former Czechoslovakia to Switzerland (Karol was not a member of the Communist Party and therefore had limited opportunity in the former Czechoslovakia.)
Karol speaks 5 languages and enjoys reading, flying, meditation, music, sports, and photography.